Dr. Jonathan Aviv

Jonathan Aviv, MD, FACS is the clinical director of the Voice and Swallowing Center™‚ a division of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP and author of the wellness book Killing Me Softly From Inside. He’s held multiple posts at Columbia University‚ including professor of otolaryngology/head and neck surgery and director of both the laryngology division and the Voice and Swallowing Center. He’s the inventor and developer of a key endoscopic testing technology and a pioneer in the use of an unsedated, upper endoscopy procedure. Dr. Aviv received his MD from Columbia University, and completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in otolaryngology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, as well as a fellowship in microvascular head and neck reconstruction.

Dr. Aviv was chair of the speech‚ voice and swallowing disorders committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery‚ a technical advisor to the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research and former president of both the American Broncho-Esophagological Association and the New York Laryngological Society.