APSI is a professional body whose members are primarily ENT Surgeons, but with special interest in voice disorders and their management. The association was formed in November, 2003 during the phonosurgery workshop held in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Dr.(Prof). Phaniendra kumar Valluri was the guiding light in the formation of this group and was elected unanimously as the first president of the association. Dr. Jayakumar R Menon was the founder Vice President and Dr. Kumud Kumar Handa was the founder Honorary Secretary.