Dr. Peak Woo is a board certified otolaryngologist with special interests in the voice, voice disorders, and surgery designed specifically to improve the voice. He has a private practice on Manhattan's upper west side and is a clinical professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
As Clinical Professor, Dr. Woo participate actively in Residency Training and Laryngology Fellowship Training. His research interests are in investigation of high speed video laryngoscopy in diagnosis of complex voice disorders and minimally invasive office based laser treatments for patient's with vocal fold lesions and scar.
In the News
Dr. Woo discusses voice disorders in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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MD, Boston University
Hospital of The University Of Penn.
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Chevalier Jackson Lecturer for the American-Bronchoesophageal Association
The Triologic Society Presidential Citation, presented at COSM
American Academy of Otolaryngology Service Award, September
America's Best Doctors-Otolaryngology
New York Magazine Best Doctors- Otolaryngology
Sackler Awards Committee
The Voice Foundation
Tufts Faculty of the Year Award
Presented June 16, 1995 by the graduating Otolaryngology Residents of the combined Tufts University, Boston University Residency
Special Invited Speaker
Royal Canadian College of Surgeons, Phonosurgery Concepts for Non-Phonosurgeons, Third Biennial Vice Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Certification of Appreciation
American Speech Language Hearing Association
Resident Research Award, American Broncho
American Broncho-Esophagological Association
The Grabscheid Voice Center
Dr. Peak Woo, whose clinical interests are laryngology and voice disorders, is leading a multidisciplinary team dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of the voice and larynx as Director of Clinical Services of The Eugen Grabscheid, M.D., Voice Center.
Using a multidisciplinary approach that brings together otolaryngologists, speech/language pathologists, voice scientists, neurologists, gastroenterologists, and other experts, the Grabscheid Voice Center provides comprehensive treatment of the voice and larynx through medicine, surgery, and rehabilitative services. State-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic equipment allows the most advanced management of these patients. Under the clinical directorship of Dr. Woo, the voice program has become one of the truly outstanding centers in the nation. The Grabscheid Voice Center is a resource for patients who suffer from the entire spectrum of voice disorders. Under the direction of Dr. Woo, the Center also will be establishing a unique Swallowing Disorders program.
The Grabscheid Voice Center provides comprehensive treatment of the following diseases and disorders:
Problems of the professional singer and voice user
Neurological disease (stroke, Parkinson's disease)
Polyps and other benign vocal fold lesions
Acute and chronic laryngitis
Muscular tension dysphonia
Functional voice disorders
Vocal cord paralysis
The following rehabilitative services, surgeries, and procedures are done at the Center:
Examining the vibration of vocal cords with a special scope called an endostroboscopy Objective testing of the voice and breathing through Phonatory function measures
Speech and singing therapy to modify or change the way people use the voice to promote better vocal health
Pre- and post-treatment documentation and consultations
Testing of electric signals of muscle function of the larynx through a process called Laryngeal electromyography
Surgery designed to change the voice or Phonosurgery
Injection of botulism toxin into the muscle of the vocal cord to treat spasmodic dysphonia
Diagnosis and management of laryngeal acid reflux laryngitis
Voice rehabilitation by tracheal-esophageal puncture
The Grabscheid Voice Center is a resource for people who have a professional voice, no voice, or a swallowing disorder.
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