After completing a residency in otolaryngology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2003, Dr. Dahl joined a group practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and unconventionally began working with the New York State Athletic Commission as a ringside doctor for professional boxing. When the group practice dissolved, Dr. Dahl founded the Dahl Otolaryngology Center in January 2007 and quickly became popular with performing artists, rising to become one of the top doctors for the Broadway community, opera singers, screen actors, and major recording artists.
Congruently, Dr. Dahl opened Dahlfull Breastfeeding Center, developing a new paradigm in breastfeeding.
To date, she has treated over 25,000 baby/moms/dads.
When the pandemic caused NYC to shut down in March of 2020, Linda put her practice on hold. She began appearing on many national news programs, reporting on the medical side of the pandemic. In August 2020, Dr. Dahl began heading Covid Compliance teams in TV/film productions. She worked with Warner Brothers, Bad Robot, Apple TV, Epix, CBS, wiip A24, and Studio Canal. In 2021, Dr. Dahl founded a Covid testing company, Park Avenue Testing, which provided on-site testing and consultation for TV/movie productions, Broadway, and major venues. In March of 2022, she reopened her practice.
Dr. Dahl has lectured in a myriad of settings from the Screen Actor’s Guild to Actor’s Equity, as well as medical conferences and hospitals. She has written and co-written articles published in scientific journals. In mainstream media, she has been featured in The New York Times, The New York Post, MSNBC, Medium, The Hollywood Reporter, Fox News, and Newsmax. She has also appeared on numerous radio shows and podcasts.
As an author, she has written three books: Clinician's Guide to Breastfeeding, Springer International 2016, Tooth and Nail: The Making of a Female Fight Doctor, Hanover Square Press 2018, and Better Breastfeeding: A Doctor's Guide to Nursing Without Pain and Frustration, Rodale, 2/2022.
She maintains hospital privileges at Weill Cornell Hospital, Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital, and Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital in Manhattan.