Special Guest - Dr. H Steven Sims, MD, FACS
Francis L. Lederer Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
December 5, 2021
Dr. Sims is a renowned voice specialist and has treated professional singers in all varieties of music. Join us as he discusses the changing female voice after age 50. This event will be recorded and is now available for purchase and viewable until January 10th when our new term begins. All members of TAS will have access to this recording while enrolled.
Dr. Sims (pronouns: he/him) is the director of the Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the UIC Medical Center in Chicago. He is a board certified laryngologist who chose a career in professional voice care as an extension of his two passions, medicine and singing. A graduate of the Yale University School of Medicine, H. Steven Sims, MD completed a clinical fellowship at the Vanderbilt Voice Center and is a current appointee of the National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders Advisory Council with the National Institutes of Health. He is also an accomplished musician who plays trombone, bassoon and piano. While an undergraduate at Yale University he was a member of choirs and he is an experienced vocalist as well.
Dr. Sims attended Yale College, Yale University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. After a research fellowship at NIH in Neurolaryngology and Voice Disorders, he completed a clinical fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice at the Vanderbilt Voice Center. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois, Eye and Ear Infirmary. He was appointed during the Obama Administration to the advisory board for the National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders. Areas of expertise include Neurolaryngology, Gender Confirmation Voice Procedures, Laryngeal Robotic Surgery and Performing Arts Medicine.