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Joshua S. Schindler M.D.

  • (503) 494-5947
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery School of Medicine
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology School of Medicine
    • Division Chief Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology School of Medicine

Dr. Schindler's current clinical interests include voice disorders in both professional and non-professional voice users, swallowing disorders, breathing and upper airway disorders, and cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract. His research interests include molecular diagnosis and management of early vocal fold cancers, treatment of spasmodic dysphonia and other neurologic voice disorders, and hoarseness in association with laryngopharyngeal reflux.


  • M.D., University of California San Francisco, San Francisco California 1998
  • Residency:

    • General surgery internship, Johns Hopkins, 1998-1999
  • Fellowship:

    • Head and neck surgery, Johns Hopkins, 2003-2004
  • Certifications:

    • Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery

Memberships and associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha member


  • "Swallowing disorders in the elderly" Laryngoscope  2002
  • "Neurotrophin action in the cochlea" Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology  1997
  • "Human papillomavirus in early laryngeal carcinoma" Laryngoscope August 2009
  • "Diffuse subglottic laryngeal neurofibroma in an adult" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States) October 2009
  • "Clinical manifestations and treatment of idiopathic and Wegener granulomatosis - Associated subglottic stenosis" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  2013
  • "Imaging quiz case 1. Transverse temporal bone fractures (left) with subsequent progressive SNHL, consistent with sympathetic cochleolabyrinthitis." JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery July 1998
  • "Anesthesia Care for the Professional Singer" Anesthesiology Clinics June 1 2015
  • "Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the subglottic larynx" Ear, Nose and Throat Journal April 2010
  • "The integrity of esophagogastric junction anatomy in patients with isolated laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms" Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery November 2008
  • "Evaluation and treatment of the patient with chronic cough referred to the otolaryngologist" Laryngoscope  2011
  • "Prospective study of venous thromboembolism in patients with head and neck cancer after surgery" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery November 2013
  • "Subjective and objective parameters of the adult female voice after cricotracheal resection and dilation" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology November 2013
  • "Factors associated with supracricoid laryngectomy functional outcomes" Head and Neck October 2013
  • "Refractory Dysphonia Due to Isolated Cricothyroid Muscle Dystonia" Journal of Voice  2015
  • "Complex adult laryngotracheal reconstruction with a prefabricated flap" Head and Neck December 2013
  • "Carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma of the base of tongue" Laryngoscope  2009
  • "Airway reconstruction in Wegener's granulomatosis-associated laryngotracheal stenosis" Laryngoscope December 2011
  • "Prospective study of venous thromboembolism in patients with head and neck cancer after surgery" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery February 2013
  • "Using pulmonary function data to assess outcomes in the endoscopic management of subglottic stenosis" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology February 1 2015
  • "Progression and management of Wegener's granulomatosis in the head and neck" Laryngoscope August 2012
  • "A Cross-sectional analysis of the prevalence of barrett esophagus in otolaryngology patients with laryngeal symptoms" Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology October 2013
  • "Hybrid capture 2 is as effective as PCR testing for high-risk human papillomavirus in head and neck cancers" Applied Immunohistochemistry April 22 2015
  • "Disease homogeneity and treatment heterogeneity in idiopathic subglottic stenosis" Laryngoscope June 1 2016
  • "The safety and efficacy of endoscopic Zenker's diverticulotomy" Laryngoscope  2016
  • "Bilateral vocal fold paralysis and dysphagia secondary to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis" Head and Neck January 1 2017
  • "Prognostic indication of sarcopenia for wound complication after total laryngectomy" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery December 1 2017
  • "Functional Outcomes after Behavioral Treatment of Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion in Adults" Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica January 26 2018
  • "Treatment Outcomes of Bilateral Medialization Thyroplasty for Presbylaryngis" Journal of Voice January 1 2018
  • "Swallowing and Secretion Management in Neuromuscular Disease" Clinics in Chest Medicine June 1 2018
  • "Treatment options in idiopathic subglottic stenosis" BMJ Open April 1 2018

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