Laryngology Position Open at BVI

Bastian Voice Institute is looking for a fellow and/ or third physician to join our private, full-service, adult laryngology practice. We want to find a person who matches both our mission and our current personnel. To learn more about this opportunity, please download our informational flyer.

BVI Welcomes New Speech Pathologist, Amy Nabors

Bastian Voice Institute is pleased to announce the addition of singing voice-qualified speech pathologist Amy P. Nabors, M.A., CCC-SLP to our clinical staff. Amy is now working alongside our physicians, Dr. Robert Bastian and Dr. Brent Richardson, together with colleague speech pathologist Michele Denemark. Amy received an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the School of… Read more »

Dr. Richardson Presents on HPV at Oncology Meeting

Bastian Voice Institute physician Dr. Brent Richardson presented with several others a study on the human papillomavirus (HPV) at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago. The study was titled “Detection of Novel HPV Mutations and Chromosomal Number Imbalance (CNI) in Laryngeal Cancer Using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).” The new testing… Read more »

BVI Physicians Speak at NSDA 25th Anniversary Symposium

Bastian Voice Institute physicians Dr. Bastian and Dr. Richardson both spoke on May 3 at the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association’s (NSDA) 25th Anniversary Symposium, held at the Hilton Garden Inn O’Hare Airport in Des Plaines, IL. The symposium featured a number of medical professionals who have extensive experience with spasmodic dysphonia, and the sessions included… Read more »

Dr. Bastian Contributes to New Book on Singing

Bastian Voice Institute physician Dr. Robert Bastian contributed two articles to the new book The Ultimate Guide to Singing: Gigs, Sound, Money and Health. The book includes 18 chapters with answers to 187 different questions asked by singers, on topics from navigating the music business to keeping one’s voice healthy. Dr. Bastian wrote answers to… Read more »

Take a Virtual Tour of Our Office

Bastian Voice Institute has recently added a virtual office tour to its website. We invite you to explore the friendly confines of our office space with this new virtual tour, which contains a plethora of 360-degree panoramas created by Google and a Google-licensed photographer. Walk in our front door, come up to the check-in counter,… Read more »

Learning Website Now Easier to Use

Dr. Bastian’s educational website, Bastian Medical Media for Laryngology, has received a significant facelift. The website’s large repository of multimedia encyclopedia entries—featuring information about disorders of the larynx, throat, and upper airways—are now grouped into topical landing pages, like “Swallowing disorders” or “Diagnostics: Voice phenomenology.” This addition gives users one more way to explore the… Read more »

BVI Physicians Teach at 2013 Annual Meeting

Bastian Voice Institute physicians Dr. Bastian and Dr. Richardson both taught courses at the 2013 Annual Meeting for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, held from September 29 to October 2 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The annual conference draws thousands of attendees. Dr. Bastian taught two courses. The first, “Vocal Play… Read more »

Spasmodic Dysphonia Featured in E-news Service

Health enews, a service of Advocate Health Care, recently published an article on spasmodic dysphonia (SD), a neurological voice disorder. Bastian Voice Institute’s Dr. Bastian is included in the article as an expert on SD. Bastian Voice Institute has a significant caseload of SD patients, performing about 80 Botox injections per month. Periodic injections of… Read more »

YouTube Channel Hits 500,000 Views

This month the YouTube channel for Bastian Voice Institute and its educational offshoot, Bastian Medical Media for Laryngology, surpassed the 500,000-view mark. Our YouTube channel features more than 25 educational videos on a variety of voice, swallowing, airway, and coughing disorders. The three most-watched videos are: Mucus Retention Cyst: Before and After; Laryngospasm: Sudden, Terrifying… Read more »