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.
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.
9675 Brighton Way, Suite 100
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Clinic: 310-205-7310 Ext. 19255
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.
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.
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, MD, PhD
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. She wants every patient to receive innovative care but just as important she wants to ensure that our physicians, nurses and staff to treat every patient like family, with compassion and kindness. A highly renowned surgeon, scientist and educator, Dr. St. John is Professor and Chair of Department of Head and Neck Surgery. She also holds the Thomas C. Calcaterra, M.D., Chair in Head and Neck Surgery and is Co-Director of the UCLA Head and Neck Cancer Program. Dr. St. John's laboratory studies the mechanisms of tumor progression and metastasis in head and neck cancer and seeks to identify and study novel genes and pathways for future targeted therapies, while actively incorporating the results of their laboratory-based research into the development of novel therapeutics. Publications > | More >
J. R. Laing, Speech Language Pathologist
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. J. R. joined the UCLA Department of Speech Language Pathology in 2016. She serves as a member of the UCLA Voice Team, a member of the UCLA Gender Health program, and as a member of the UCLA Pediatric Communication Team. She works in the acute care and outpatient setting. She has served as a corporate consultant focusing on optimizing vocal health and performance for occupational and professional voice. She has lectured professional groups on chronic cough and the use of standardized instrumentation in voice assessment. In addition to comprehensive vocal care, J. R. offers a kind and compassionate approach to all her patients. Her thorough approach and personable style makes patients feel comfortable and supported. She received her Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University after receiving her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech and Hearing Association and is licensed to practice in the state of California. She is a Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) certified clinician.