Biography

Laryngology, Neurolaryngology and Professional Voice

Lesley French Childs, MD serves as Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a Laryngologist in the Clinical Center for Voice Care.  She grew up in Austin, Texas and received her undergraduate degree from Yale University.  Dr. Childs completed medical school and her residency training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.  She finished a fellowship in Laryngology and Neurolaryngology at Columbia and Cornell Universities in New York City.  A classically trained soprano, Dr. Childs has experience singing in various professional chamber ensembles as well as recording for Walt Disney Records.

Education

Undergraduate School
Yale University (2000)
Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2005)
Residency
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2010), Otolaryngology
Fellowship
The New York Center for Voice & Swallow Disorders (2011), Laryngology

Publications

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Books

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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of University Otolaryngologists (2016)
  • American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA), active member (2015)
  • Pan-American Vocology Association, voting member (2015)
  • Texas Music Educators Association (2015)
  • American Choral Directors Association (2012)
  • American Laryngological Association, post-graduate member (2011)
  • Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology (2011)
  • North Texas Voice Foundation (2011)
  • Texas Medical Association (2011)
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2005)