Virtual Meeting | Hosted by the NSDA Chicagoland Area Support Group

2022thu17feb7:00 pmVirtual Meeting | Hosted by the NSDA Chicagoland Area Support Group

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Chicagoland Area SD Support Group
WHEN | Thursday, February 17, 2022
TIME | 7:00 PM CST
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The Chicago Area NSDA Support Group is delighted to invite you to our first of four quarterly gatherings in 2022 on Thursday, February 17 at 7:00 PM CST.

Our guest speaker, Dr. Brandon Baird, will speak about his work at the University of Chicago Hospital in the field of Spasmodic Dysphonia.

There will be time for questions, so please bring yours!

About Our Speaker: Brandon Jackson Baird, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of the UChicago Medicine Voice Center. He is a laryngeal surgeon specializing in a wide range of laryngeal diseases with an emphasis on medical and surgical management of voice and swallowing disorders.

Dr. Baird’s expertise includes treating phonotraumatic vocal cord lesions, vocal fold paralysis, laryngeal stenosis, laryngeal cancer, spasmodic dysphonia, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis and providing care of performing and professional voice artists. As a trained singer himself, Dr. Baird understands the importance of expert laryngeal care, and he has the skill and experience to treat professional voice artists for voice conditions. As a dedicated researcher, Dr. Baird is identifying and developing novel biotechnology within the field of laryngeal surgery.

Chicagoland Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group Leader
Kate Blaker |


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