Anthony Jahn, M.D.

Anthony Jahn, M.D.

Anthony Jahn M.D. is an otolaryngologist with a subspecialty interest in ear diseases, disorders of hearing and balance, and disorders of the voice. He is a professor of clinical otolaryngology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and is a noted author of The Care of the Professional Voice. For more resources, go to his website www.earandvoicedoctor.com.


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.

The Doctor Is In: : Ask Dr. Jahn

Dr. Jahn answers questions from singers about the connection between sensation in the nasal area and lack of vibrato and the pros and cons of a recommended dental implant. If you have a question for the doctor, e-mail him at
jahn@classicalsinger.com.

The Doctor Is In: : Life with Reflux— The Ups and Downs

Get to the bottom of acid reflux by understanding the possible causes and best treatments.

The Doctor Is In: : Ask Dr. Jahn

Dr. Jahn answers questions from singers about recovery from nasal surgery and a tonsillectomy, as well as about the successes and failures of using GORE-TEX for replacing a vocal fold. If you have a question for the doctor, e-mail him at jahn@classicalsinger.com.

The Doctor is In: : Singing a Different Tune?

Singing in tune can make or break an audition or performance for a singer. But what is the cause of out-of-tune singing? Dr. Jahn puts forth a few theories. E-mail yours to jahn@classicalsinger.com.

The Doctor is In: : Are You a Good Patient?

What is your responsibility as the patient when you see a doctor? It takes two to tango, so to speak, and how good of a patient you are can make a huge difference. Find out how you can make the most of your next doctor visit.

The Doctor Is In: : A Different Kind of Breath Control

Is bad breath getting you or someone you know or love down? Learn about the possible causes and how to keep yourself smelling minty fresh onstage and off.

The Doctor Is In: : Fear of Nodules— A Guide to Prevention

The word “nodules” certainly conjures up every singer’s worst nightmare. Learning the warning signs of nodules can help you avoid them altogether.

The Doctor is In: : Q&A with Dr. Jahn

Dr. Jahn answers questions from singers about what could be causing shooting pain when singing high notes and the possible vocal benefits of sinus surgery. If you have a question for the doctor, e-mail him at jahn@classicalsinger.com.

The Doctor Is In: : A Blood Vessel on My Vocal Cord?

It is not an uncommon finding. You have your larynx examined by an ENT, and he points to a small dark line—there is a blood vessel on your vocal cord! And you literally see red. Before you panic, however, read this column. Things are not as scary as they might seem.