Dr. Reena Gupta
Dr. Reena Gupta, MD FACS, is the Director of the Voice and Swallowing Center at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute (OHNI) based out of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Gupta has devoted her practice to the care of patients with voice and swallowing problems. She is board certified in otolaryngology and laryngology and fellowship trained in laryngology, with a special interest in the care of the professional voice.
Dr. Gupta’s desire to care for patients with voice problems stemmed from her passion for the vocal arts. She began singing in elementary school and showed great promise. In high school she continued building her foundation through private vocal training. Throughout college she sang in the Pennsylvania State University Choir and select ensembles while simultaneously developing her love for the art of medicine. She attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, where she did research and published articles in several journals while working with world-renowned voice specialist, Dr. Robert Thayer Sataloff.
She went onto complete a 5-year residency program at New York University School of Medicine in Head and Neck surgery while concurrently conducting research in the field of laryngology. Upon graduation, from NYU, Dr. Gupta was selected to complete the prestigious fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice under the guidance of Dr. Robert Sataloff at the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research. This fellowship has given her extensive experience in the management of a wide variety of complex voice disorders.
Dr. Gupta is a leader in the field of voice. She has written multiple publications, which have appeared in Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery; Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery; Laryngoscope; and Ear, Nose, and Throat Journal. She has authored chapters in multiple voice textbooks, including Professional Voice: the Science and Art of Clinical Care; Textbook of Laryngology; and Operative Techniques in Laryngology. She has given presentations at national meetings for the Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Combined Otolaryngology Section Meeting. Dr. Gupta has developed a program for voice students at Pepperdine University. This program will aid both the growing and established performer learn more about the scientific basis of their voice, to help them excel in their craft. She has since been asked to include other prominent musical conservatories in her education efforts.
Dr. Gupta developed these programs and academic pursuits because of her passion for the voice and education. Her musical beginnings have given her an appreciation for music that few medical professionals have. This background makes Dr. Gupta uniquely poised to treat performing artists from the perspective of both a physician and a musician. Her desire to help voice users, even when the artist is unable to afford care, resulted in a relationship with the charitable arm of the Grammys, MusiCares. Dr. Gupta is the only voice specialist/laryngologist on the Preferred Provider Network of this organization, enabling her to provide care to those who may need it most.
Dr. Gupta is a board-certified diplomat of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is partnered with many music schools, providing education and service to professional voice users.
SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE
Monday – 8:00am – 5:30pm
Tuesday – 8:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday – 8:00am – 5:30pm
Thursday – 8:00am – 5:30pm
Friday – 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am – 12:00pm
Osborne Head & Neck Institute
Cedars Sinai Medical Towers
8631 W. Third Street, Suite 945E
Los Angeles, CA 90048