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Apurva A. Thekdi, M.D.



Apurva A. Thekdi, M.D., joined the Texas Voice Center in April of 2008. Following completion of his medical education at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Thekdi completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Thekdi stayed on at the University of Pittsburgh where he completed a fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice in 2003.

Following completion of fellowship, Dr. Thekdi joined the faculty at the University of California, San Diego where he established the UCSD Voice and Swallowing Center and was formerly director of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the La Jolla VA Medical Center. Dr. Thekdi is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a member in good standing of the Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Society. He is currently Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Diego and is seeking appointments as a clinical assistant professor on the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

In addition to medical and surgical care of the voice, Dr. Thekdi has advanced training in the treatment of the following:
  • swallowing disorders
  • airway disorders
  • laryngeal cancer
  • thyroid and thyroid cancer
  • sinusitis
  • ear and hearing disorders

Dr. Thekdi's Curriculum Vitae

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