UCLA is the first to use the Single Port (SP) Robot in Southern California. Drs. St. John & Chhetri did the first case July 1, 2020.
Who We Are
The UCLA Head and Neck and Voice Clinic Beverly Hills provides world class medical expertise in head and neck and laryngeal disorders. Our Beverly Hills Clinic offers comfort, privacy and concierge care.
Beverly Hills Location
9675 Brighton Way, Suite 100
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Appointments - 310-281-0010
Clinic: 310-205-7310 Ext. 19255
Top Head & Neck Doctors - 2021
Congratulations to all our UCLA Head and Neck physicians recognized and featured by @LAMag in the 2021 “Top Doc” list:
Drs. Elliott Abemayor, Keith Blackwell, Dinesh Chhetri, Akira Ishiyama, Abie Mendelsohn, Maie St. John, Jeffrey Suh, and Alisha West. At UCLA Health, we are proud of the quality and integrity of care we offer and appreciate the recognition.
Our Expert Team
Maie St. John, MD, PhD
A highly renowned surgeon, scientist and educator, Dr. St. John is Professor and Chair of Department of Head and Neck Surgery.
Dinesh Chhetri, MD
Dr. Dinesh Chhetri is Laryngologist (Voice, Swallowing, and Airway Specialist), and Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, at the University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Head and Neck Surgery.
Preethi Srikanthan, MD
Preethi Srikanthan, MD, MS is an attending Endocrinologist and Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Voice Conditions We Treat
- Aging larynx and vocal cord atrophy
- Ansa Cervicalis Laryngeal Reinnervation
- Benign growths of the larynx (nodule, polyp, cyst, papilloma)
- Cricopharyngeal achalasia/dysfunction (endoscopic & open surgery)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Head and neck cancer survivorship
- Laryngeal and tracheal stenosis (endoscopic & open surgery)
- Laryngeal reinnervation surgery
- Larynx cancer (early and advanced)
- Performing voice
- Spasmodic dysphonia (Adductor & Abductor)
- Swallowing problems after chemoradiation therapy
- Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) & HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer (throat cancer)
- Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
- Vocal cord paralysis and paresis
- Zenker’s diverticulum and Killian Jamieson diverticulum
Transnasal Esophagoscopy (TNE) in Dysphagia Evaluation and Management
UCLA Laryngologist Dinesh K. Chhetri, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss technology and techniques of transnasal esophagoscopy.
Benign Vocal Fold Lesions: Principles of Management
UCLA Laryngologist Dinesh K. Chhetri, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss benign vocal fold lesions and principles of management.
Maie St. John's focus is to build programs that can offer every patient with any head and neck condition, precise, state of the art diagnosis and treatment in an environment that is compassionate, and patient centered. She is committed to listening and engaging every patient in their care. In addition, she strives to assure open communication between her team, the patient, the patient’s family and all the patient’s physicians.
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Dr. Dinesh Chhetri is Laryngologist (Voice, Swallowing, and Airway Specialist), and Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, at the University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Head and Neck Surgery. He obtained his Medical Degree from UCLA School of Medicine, where he graduated with distinction for his thesis on vocal fold paralysis and laryngeal reinnervation.
Preethi Srikanthan, MD, MS is an attending Endocrinologist and Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is the clinical director of research programs at the UCLA Research center at Alhambra where she oversees several large multicenter epidemiologic studies.
Mensa Hasanovic RN, BSN, MSN, NP
With more than 20 years of experience in hospital, emergency department and intensive care unit, Mensa Hasanovic is currently the clinic manager at UCLA Head and Neck Surgery and Voice Clinic at Beverly Hills. Mensa Hasanovic is responsible for care supervision, utilization management, and clinical excellence.
J. R. Laing, M. S., CCC-SLP is a certified and licensed speech language pathologist who specializes in the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of voice and upper airway disorders, including occupational and professional voice, the aging voice, muscle tension dysphonia, phonotraumatic injury, inducible laryngeal obstruction, and gender affirming voice and communication.