Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice Fellowship
The Vanderbilt Fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice is a nationally prominent, one-year clinical and research experience. There are two positions available per year, beginning in July. This fellowship is offered through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
The Vanderbilt Fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice is one of the longest-running laryngology fellowships in the nation. Fellows will work closely with experts at the Vanderbilt Voice Center, utilizing a multidisciplinary approach for the diagnosis and management of voice, airway and swallowing disorders. Additional clinical and basic science research opportunities are also available to fellows.
- Kenneth Charles Fletcher, MD
- C. Gaelyn Garrett, MD, MMHC
- Alexander Gelbard, MD
- Kimberly N. Vinson, MD
The Vanderbilt Fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice curriculum includes all aspects of laryngology, including:
- Endoscopic microsurgery for a variety of laryngeal pathologies
- Laryngeal framework surgery
- Open and endoscopic surgical treatment of complex airway disorders
- Diagnosis and treatment of spasmodic dysphonia and other neurologic voice disorders
- In-office procedures
In addition, fellows are appointed as clinical instructors at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, giving them experience and leadership in the academic setting. Fellows are also given surgical privileges at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital and the VA Hospital.