Dr. James Thomas
The Voice Doctor


Dr. James Thomas is a laryngologist, an ENT doctor or otolaryngologist who limits his practice to voice disorders. His medical training began in Pennsylvania, followed by residency training in Illinois and subsequently a voice fellowship at Loyola University in Chicago. His laryngology practice is in Portland, Oregon. His current involvement with vocal pitch change has been developing new procedures to alter vocal pitch. He developed Feminization Laryngoplasty (FemLar) over the past 15 years and has presented and published results at professional meetings and peer reviewed professional journals. He performs and continues to develop or modify a variety of procedures when appropriate, including vocal cord webbing, thyrohyoid elevation, pharyngeal narrowing and laser vocal cord thinning.