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Laryngologist wanted

Do you: 

  • love the human voice?
  • the focus of a subspecialty?
  • enthusiastic about the subspecialty of voice diagnosis and treatment?
  • interested in gender affirmation voice surgery?
  • enjoy high definition video work?
  • staying on top of endoscopic imaging?
  • the complexities of diagnostic sleuthing?
  • have a background in music?

The voicedoctor-practice is looking for a recent graduate interested in learning and practicing laryngology. Opportunity is available to continue practice after fellowship completion.

I am James Thomas and with my staff we have built a practice dedicated exclusively to laryngology/voice disorders over 20 years. My current priorities for teaching and speaking on laryngology lead me to almost monthly travel around the world. Consequently, someone competent in managing all nuances of voice disorders would be a welcome addition to the voicedoctor practice. New patients would appreciate appointments and surgery sooner than I alone can accommodate them.

Our office is located in central Portland, which is a delightful, liberal west coast city with incredible lifestyle living in an urban area. Wilderness abounds, beginning as close as a 10 minute ride from the office. We are an active gastronomic, creative beverage, coffee loving, pedestrian, transit, & cycling friendly community. 

If joining the voicedoctor team sounds like an opportunity to you, please contact me at [email protected].

Fellowship salary is $70,000 for the first year.

Video series

Laryngology 101 SD - Hemorrhagic vocal cord polyps, part II, SD version

Standard Definition version: This video discusses surgical management of hemorrhagic vocal cord polyps and the expected outcome after surgery.

HD Hemorrhagic vocal cord polyps, part II - laryngology 101 HD version

This video discusses surgical management of hemorrhagic vocal cord polyps and the expected outcome after surgery.


This site is my attempt to inform you about voice disorders from a physician's perspective. Vocal cords behave according to the laws of physics and there is not much that is mystical about them - although they are most important for transmitting verbal information and emotion from one person to another.  Feel free to review my diagnostic method for voice disorders. There is also an out of print publication from 2012,  "Why is there a frog in my throat? A guide to hoarseness" which may be downloaded. All of the content on this site, including photos and videos, are available for your use under a creative commons license which allows you to use the content for non-profit or educational purposes at no cost, as long as you attribute it's source.