Anthony Jahn, M.D.

Anthony Jahn, M.D.

Anthony Jahn M.D., noted author and professor of clinical otolaryngology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, has offices in New York and is a noted author of The Care of the Professional Voice. For more resources, go to his website

Is the Singer’s Larynx Really “Different”?

When I show photographs or videos of the larynx to a singer, the two questions I am most often asked are “Is there something different about a singer’s larynx?” and

Protecting a Singer’s Hearing — Vital

Protect your hearing! This column was prompted by a simple question from one of our readers:  The answer is not simple, but important. Our sense of hearing, important whether you

Your Health: Medicating the Voice

What to take or avoid Question: As a singer which medications should I avoid/take? Dr. Jahn: This is a bit complicated but understandable…and essential. So let’s get some detail. Most

Your Health: Acid Reflux, Motion Sickness, and Warm-Ups

I have never heard of varicosity on the cords. How common is this? What are the chances that with some vocal rest and acid reduction medicine the vein will go

The Doctor Is In: Ask Dr. Jahn – Vocal Fold Hemorrhage

Dr. Anthony Jahn answers questions each month for CS Music. If you have a question, email How big is the risk of vocal fold hemorrhage when taking high concentration ibuprofen

The Doctor Is In: Ask Dr. Jahn – Haller Cells

Dr. Anthony Jahn answers questions each month for CS Music. If you have a question, email  How do Haller cells and a nasal polyp affect resonance? What solutions do

Ask Dr. Jahn – Emergency Remedies

Dear Dr Jahn, Do you have any suggestions for emergency mode remedies to get a lost voice back due to sickness for a performance? Sarah S.   Dear Sarah, The answer to

Ask Dr. Jahn – Acid Reflux

Dear Dr. Jahn,  Has laryngeal acid reflux always been an issue for singers, or is it more prominent now because of changes in our foods and lifestyles?      

Singing While Sick? : The Doctor Is In

The ushering in of fall with all its wonderful colors and changes is also, unfortunately, accompanied with cold and flu season. But what if you absolutely must perform? Find tips for dealing with a compromised voice and how to make the most of this less-than-ideal circumstance.

The Doctor Is In : Back to School

Uncle Tony offers his advice for students returning to the classroom this month. Read his thoughts on how studying music at the university level requires using both the left and right hemispheres of the brain and much more.

The Doctor Is In: : Stay Healthy This Winter

Don’t let a cold or cough derail your audition and Messiah season. Read about preventive measures you can take to stay well this winter.

The Doctor Is In: : Is a Rhinoplasty for You? What the Singer Should Know

If you’re considering a nose job, for medical or cosmetic reasons, find out what you really need to know as a singer.