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Charles N. Ford, MD
 

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Ford is Emeritus Professor of Surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology, where he served as Chair from 1995-2007. Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, he specializes in laryngeal and voice disorders. He is internationally recognized for his collaborative with voice professionals in the care of singers and other professional voice users. Current serving on the editorial boards of five peer review medical journals, he is also past president of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association and the Society of University Otolaryngologists - Head and Neck Surgeons.

Specialties

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)

UW Health Clinics

UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

Languages Spoken

English
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Otolaryngology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Otolaryngology
Residency Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
Internship Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
Medical School University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, 1965

Awards/Honors

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Best Doctors® in America 2011


Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions

Research

The focus of Dr. Ford's research is laryngeal function, scarring of the vocal folds, refinements to optimize phonosurgical results, and neurolaryngology.


PubMed Articles
Britt CJ Lippert D Kammer R Ford CN Dailey SH McCulloch T Hartig G . Secondary Tracheoesophageal Puncture In-Office Using Seldinger Technique. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Feb 3;
[PubMed ID: 24493788]
Hoffman MR Devine EE Remacle M Ford CN Wadium E Jiang JJ . Combined type IIIB with bilateral type I thyroplasty for pitch lowering with maintenance of vocal fold tension. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Nov 16;
[PubMed ID: 24241252]
Ford CN Slining MM Popkin BM . Trends in dietary intake among US 2- to 6-year-old children, 1989-2008. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Jan;113(1):35-42
[PubMed ID: 23260722]
Carnes M Devine PG Isaac C Manwell LB Ford CE Byars-Winston A Fine E Sheridan JT . Promoting Institutional Change Through Bias Literacy. J Divers High Educ. 2012 Jun;5(2):63-77
[PubMed ID: 22822416]
Ford CE Thompson SA Drake V . Bodily-visual practices and turn continuation. Discourse Process. 2012;49(3-4):192-212
[PubMed ID: 23526861]
Bessen DE Kumar N Hall GS Riley DR Luo F Lizano S Ford CN McShan WM Nguyen SV Dunning Hotopp JC Tettelin H . Whole-genome association study on tissue tropism phenotypes in group A Streptococcus. J Bacteriol. 2011 Dec;193(23):6651-63
[PubMed ID: 21949075]
Welham NV Choi SH Dailey SH Ford CN Jiang JJ Bless DM . Prospective multi-arm evaluation of surgical treatments for vocal fold scar and pathologic sulcus vocalis. Laryngoscope. 2011 Jun;121(6):1252-60
[PubMed ID: 21557241]
Ford CN . GERD-related chronic laryngitis: pro. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Sep;136(9):910-3
[PubMed ID: 20855685]
Yan Y Olszewski AE Hoffman MR Zhuang P Ford CN Dailey SH Jiang JJ . Use of lasers in laryngeal surgery. J Voice. 2010 Jan;24(1):102-9
[PubMed ID: 19487102]
Hoffman MR Jiang JJ Rieves AL McElveen KA Ford CN . Differentiating between adductor and abductor spasmodic dysphonia using airflow interruption. Laryngoscope. 2009 Sep;119(9):1851-5
[PubMed ID: 19554636]
Suehiro A Hirano S Kishimoto Y Tanaka S Ford CN . Comparative study of vocal outcomes with silicone versus Gore-Tex thyroplasty. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009 Jun;118(6):405-8
[PubMed ID: 19663371]
Blitzer A Crumley RL Dailey SH Ford CN Floeter MK Hillel AD Hoffmann HT Ludlow CL Merati A Munin MC Robinson LR Rosen C Saxon KG Sulica L Thibeault SL Titze I Woo P Woodson GE . Recommendations of the Neurolaryngology Study Group on laryngeal electromyography. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Jun;140(6):782-793
[PubMed ID: 19467391]
Czerwonka L Ford CN Machi AT Leverson GE Jiang JJ . A-P positioning of medialization thyroplasty in an excised larynx model. Laryngoscope. 2009 Mar;119(3):591-6
[PubMed ID: 19235760]
Ford CN . Paradigms and progress in vocal fold restoration. Laryngoscope. 2008 Sep;118(9):1709-13
[PubMed ID: 18622320]
McMurray JS Connor N Ford CN . Cidofovir efficacy in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2008 Jul;117(7):477-83
[PubMed ID: 18700421]
Welham NV Dailey SH Ford CN Bless DM . Voice handicap evaluation of patients with pathologic sulcus vocalis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007 Jun;116(6):411-7
[PubMed ID: 17672242]
Sewall GK Jiang J Ford CN . Clinical evaluation of Parkinson's-related dysphonia. Laryngoscope. 2006 Oct;116(10):1740-4
[PubMed ID: 17003722]
Dailey SH Ford CN . Surgical management of sulcus vocalis and vocal fold scarring. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2006 Feb;39(1):23-42
[PubMed ID: 16469653]
Berry DA Reininger H Alipour F Bless DM Ford CN . Influence of vocal fold scarring on phonation: predictions from a finite element model. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2005 Nov;114(11):847-52
[PubMed ID: 16363058]
Ford CN . Evaluation and management of laryngopharyngeal reflux. JAMA. 2005 Sep 28;294(12):1534-40
[PubMed ID: 16189367]