Vocal Health

Understanding Voice Doctors: Whom to Call and When to Call Them

By January 15, 2013 June 25th, 2020 No Comments

Singing teachers have a tremendous obligation in caring for students’ voices. Because of their training and attentive ears, singing teachers might suspect a voice issue long before the student even becomes aware of it. Alternatively, the student might confide experiencing an issue with their singing, and the teacher will need to determine what level of concern is warranted, and when medical consultation is appropriate. This Journal of Singing article, “Understanding Voice Doctors-Whom to Call and When to Call Them published in 2017, outlines the field of voice doctors to help guide singers and teachers of singers to finding an appropriate medical evaluation.