Ear, Nose and Throat


Dinesh Chhetri

Professor-in-Residence, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School

of Medicine, UCLA

UCLA Health

Dr. Dinesh Chhetri is professor of Head and Neck Surgery and a laryngologist, a specialist in voice disorders, swallowing disorders, and airway (breathing) disorders. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in biochemistry, then obtained his MD from UCLA School of Medicine, where he graduated with distinction for his thesis on vocal fold paralysis and laryngeal reinnervation. He remained at UCLA for his residency training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and fellowship in laryngology. Dr. Chhetri is known nationally and internationally as an academic laryngologist and head and neck surgeon. He has authored nearly 100 publications related to voice and swallowing disorders. 

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