Voice, Airway and Swallowing Program

Voice, Airway and Swallowing Program

The Voice, Airway and Swallowing Program (VASP), in collaboration with the Texas Voice Performance Institute at UTHealth Houston, provides comprehensive medical and surgical treatment and expertise in a broad range of conditions affecting the throat.

Comprehensive Care

  • Speech language pathology
  • Neurology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Pulmonology
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Radiation oncology
  • Laryngology

Patient-Centered Care

  • Physical comfort
  • Office-based procedures
  • Convenience

Office-Based Procedures

We offer diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in an outpatient office setting using local anesthesia. These procedures include video stroboscopy, biopsies, vocal fold injections, laser treatments, transnasal esophagoscopy, esophageal balloon dilations, bronchoscopy, superior laryngeal nerve blocks for chronic cough, and botulinum toxin injections for the larynx.


We are committed to education, research, and personalized patient care. You have access to the most advanced treatment options available, including state-of-the-art medical therapy and surgery using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.

Meet the Physician

Andrew G. Tritter, MD

Andrew G. Tritter, MD

Andrew G. Tritter, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He directs the department’s laryngology division and the Texas Voice Performance Institute. His experiences have given him extensive training in voice, airway, and swallowing disorders for patients of all ages. His clinical interests include care for the professional voice, vocal fold paralysis, spasmodic dysphonia, management of early-stage laryngeal cancer, benign vocal fold lesions, respiratory papillomatosis, tracheal stenosis, laryngeal stenosis, swallowing disorders, chronic cough, and numerous other conditions affecting the throat.

UT Physicians Otorhinolaryngology - Texas Medical Center

6400 Fannin St, Ste 2700
Houston, TX, 77030-1539