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Linda Dahl, MD is a board-certified Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgeon in practice for over twenty years in New York City. She has a unique array of specializations in the Professional Voice, Infant Feeding and Breastfeeding, and Integrative Medicine.


After completing medical school at the University of Minnesota in 1998 and 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. In 2007, she left the practice to start a solo practice, quickly becoming popular with performing artists and rising to become one of the top professional voice doctors for the Broadway community, opera singers, screen actors, and major recording artists. Concurrently, Dr. Dahl is the leading New York City doctor specializing in infant feeding and breastfeeding. To date, she has treated over 25,000 babies. With all of her patients, Dr. Dahl uses her training in Integrative Medicine to provide holistic, restorative care.

Dr. Dahl has lectured in a myriad of settings from the Screen Actor’s Guild and Actor’s Equity to Juilliard School of Music, as well as at medical conferences and hospitals. During the pandemic, she appeared on many national news programs, reporting on the medical side of the pandemic. In mainstream media, she has been featured in The New York Times, The New York Post, MSNBC, Medium, and The Hollywood Reporter. She has also appeared on numerous radio shows and podcasts. 


As an author, Dr. Dahl has published 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 has also written and co-written articles published in scientific journals. From 2005 to 2008 she worked as the only female ringside doctor for professional boxing with the New York State Athletic Commission. During the pandemic, she headed Covid Compliance teams in TV/film productions, working with Warner Brothers, Bad Robot, Apple TV, Epix, CBS, wiip A24, and Studio Canal.

Dr. Dahl maintains hospital privileges at Weill Cornell Hospital, Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital, and Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital in Manhattan.

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