Specialties and Services

Dr. Zalvan is the most experienced Laryngologist in the Hudson Valley and treats the full range of voice and swallowing disorders. If you have one of these following problems, see Dr. Zalvan; your general ENT/otolaryngologist should refer you for these problems rather than treat them:

Professional and non-professional voice users alike develop problems with their voices at some point in their careers and lives. Our unique center, ...

Chronic cough can be debilitating, uncomfortable, and socially embarrassing for many patients. Many patients continue to cough despite many treatmen...

Difficulty swallowing can be debilitating, frustrating, embarrassing, and dangerous. Chronic coughing, choking on food, throat clearing, food gettin...

Whether you have a problem that persists or another ENT has recommended vocal surgery, it behooves you to get another opinion (especially if that EN...

Singers, Actors, Teachers, Orators, Announcers all generate income with the use of their voices ...

Vocal Fold Polyps, Cysts, Nodules, Granulomas, Ectasias, and Smoker’s Polyps are the exper...

Throat clearing, voice changes, swallowing problems, a lump in the throat, post-nasal drip sensa...

Whether caused by neck surgery, thyroid surgery, or viral, vocal paralysis can lead to a breathy...

Parkinson’s Dysphonia, ALS, Myasthenia Gravis, and many other disorders can affect the voi...

This disorder results in breaks in the normal fluency of the voice. Often misdiagnosed as tremor...

Dr. Zalvan also sees children of all ages. Young singers are a group that the Institute repeatedly reaches out to in order to teach vocal trauma pre...

Swallowing disorders primarily affect the older population, however, can occur at all ages. Earl...

We all age ! As we age, our voices change, much like our other functions. This does not mean you...

Early (T1 and T2) cancers and pre-cancer of the vocal folds can be treated with surgery or radia...

This disorder primarily affects teenagers, but can occur at any age. Typically patients will dev...

Small, white/yellow concretions in the tonsils can lead to bad breath, foul taste, and even disc...

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Specialties:

New technology has afforded the best images and understanding of our voice and swallowing ability. These tools require experience and training. Dr. Zalvan not only has the most experience with these instruments but has also introduced most of them to the Hudson Valley region.

  • Digital Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Digital Transnasal Esophagoscopy
  • Laryngeal Electromyography (EMG)
  • FEES (Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing)
  • Acoustic and Aerodynamic Analysis
  • Botulinum Toxin Therapy
  • Operative Microlaryngoscopy
  • Operative Rigid Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Office Based Injection Laryngoplasty
  • Office and OR KTP Laser Voice Surgery