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Mark S. Courey, MD, Appointed Chief, Laryngology and Director, Grabscheid Voice & Swallowing Center

Monday, June 13, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Briggs
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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mark S. Courey, MD, as Division Chief of Laryngology and Vice Chair of Quality for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery across the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Courey will also serve as Director of the Grabscheid Voice and Swallowing Center of Mount Sinai and will join the ISMMS as Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 


Dr. Courey is well-regarded nationally and internationally for his skills in the clinical management of patients with airway, voice, and swallowing disorders. Prior to joining Mount Sinai, he was a Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he also served as the Director of the Division of Laryngology, the Medical Director of the Voice and Swallowing Center, and the Medical Director of Speech Language Pathology.  Before joining UCSF, Dr. Courey was the Medical Director of the Vanderbilt Voice Center in Nashville, Tennessee. 

His research interests include rehabilitation of the paralyzed larynx, surgical management techniques for cancer of the larynx, management of voice problems in musicians and professional speakers, and developing an understanding of the central nervous system regulation of voice production. Along with his co-principal investigators at UCSF, Dr. Courey received federal funding for his study in the timing of neural activity in patients with spasmodic dysphonia.


Dr. Courey received his medical degree from The State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo in New York, and finished his internship from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed a general surgery residency at Beth Israel Deaconess and an otolaryngology/head and neck surgery residency at SUNY Buffalo, followed by a laryngology fellowship from Vanderbilt University.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Courey to the Mount Sinai Health System. 

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