HopkinsMedicine.org - October 1, 2013
Voice Center Expands to Bethesda
The Johns Hopkins Voice Center will begin seeing patients at the Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center in Bethesda on October 1, 2013.
WYPR-FM - April 5, 2012
Orioles opening day is Friday. Should something…exciting happen, such as knocking the Red Sox out of the playoffs in game 162, you might want to refrain from the kind of screaming you can see in the video above. So says Dr. Lee Akst, director of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center. He’s here today to tell Tom how to cheer without giving yourself polyps and nodules on your vocal cords, and what kinds of professions put people at most risk for voice problems–and it’s not just singers. Click on grey arrow key underneath the Orioles/Red Sox video.
WBAL-AM - March 12, 2012
World Voice Day April 16
What are the red flags of an over-used voice Lee M. Akst, M.D., assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery talks with WBAL's Mary Beth Marsden about how to prevent vocal damage from relentless vocal stress.
NPR.org - February 10, 2012
Read about how Mr. Harris lost his voice because his left vocal cord had essentially paralyzed and the treatment he received from Dr. Lee Akst.
Los Angeles Times - October 6, 2011
Adele cancels her tour due to vocal hemorrhaging -- is it serious?
Dr. Lee Akst discusses vocal hemorrhaging, a fairly common problem among singers.