Program Overview

We appreciate your interest in our Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice Fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine Grabsheid Voice Center. Under the direction of Kenneth Altman, MD, PhD, this one-year fellowship focuses on all aspects of medical and surgical laryngology practice, as well as some basic science and clinical research.

Led by Dr. Altman and Peak Woo, MD, the fellowship training emphasizes the multifactorial contributions to laryngeal disease, as well as a wide spectrum of interdisciplinary treatment strategies. Fellows will gain experience and expertise with frequently encountered conditions such as:

  • Vocal paralysis/paresis
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux
  • Laryngotracheal stenosis
  • Benign and malignant neoplasms including papilloma and laryngeal dystonia/spasmodic dysphonia

Routine, office-based procedures include laryngeal EMG, botox, pulsed dye laser, injection laryngoplasty, and transnasal esophagoscopy.

How to Apply

Applicants should be board eligible/certified in Otolaryngology, as well as eligible for a New York State medical license.

Please forward your letter of interest with CV and recommendations to:

Ken Altman, MD, PhD
Laryngology Fellowship Director
Department of Otolaryngology – HNS
The Icahn School of Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1189
New York, NY 10029

You may apply for this program through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Contact Us

Arleen Martinez
Residency/Fellowship Coordinator
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Phone: 212-241-2258
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