Steven Charous, MD, FACS


Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director, Voice Center

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Advanced Airway Surgery
  • Conservation Larynx and Pharynx Surgery
  • Hoarseness
  • Larynx Cancer
  • Laser microsurgery of the vocal cords
  • Neck Masses
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Throat Cancer
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Voice and swallowing disorders
  • Zenker's diverticulum surgery

About Dr. Charous

Humanitarian medical missions, Family/Friends, Travel, Hiking, Bicycling

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
University of Chicago Medical Center - General Surgery
University of Chicago Medical Center - Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Laryngology & Voice Disorders

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology


  • Vocal Fold Paralysis after Esophagectomy for Carcinoma Loochtan, M. J.; Balcarcel, D.; Carroll, E.; Foecking, E. M.; Thorpe, E. J.; Charous, S. J., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Dystonias of the head and neck: An overview Charous, S. J.; Comella, C., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • Jaw-opening dystonia: Quality of life after botulinum toxin injections. Charous, S. J.; Comella, C. L.; Fan, W., Ear, nose, & throat journal
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  • Use of the ON-Q pain pump management system in the head and neck: preliminary report. Charous, S., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Novel technique of silastic implant carving for thyroplasty type I surgery. Charous, S. J., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • An overview of office-based ultrasonography: new versions of an old technology Charous, S. J., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Early stage head and neck cancer-surgery Charous, S. J., Cancer Treatment & Research
  • The effect of vagal nerve stimulation on voice. Charous, S. J.; Kempster, G.; Manders, E.; Ristanovic, R., Laryngoscope