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Amy Cooper, MS, CCC-SLP

  • Associate in Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery
  • Speech Language Pathologist

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-5289

Amy Cooper, MS, CCC-SLP

Amy L. Cooper currently serves as Associate in Clinical Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, and as Assistant Director of the Voice and Swallowing Institute at ColumbiaDoctors. Ms. Cooper received her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and her master's degree from Teachers College, Columbia University. She also holds a certificate in musical theatre from Northwestern University and is an accomplished singer. Her clinical interests lie in the areas of voice disorders, and she has a special interest in voice disorders in singers. She also is interested in the rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients, and in swallowing disorders. Amy most recently served as the Director of Speech Pathology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

Areas of Expertise

  • Breathing Problem
  • Swallowing Disorder
  • Voice and Vocal Cord Disorders
  • Throat and Voice Problems
  • Voice Disorder
  • Singing Voice Specialist

Education & Training

  • MS, 2002 Speech-Language Pathology, Columbia University, Teachers College

Locations

  • ColumbiaDoctors Third Avenue Office

    880 Third Avenue
    Floor: 3
    New York, NY 10022
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-5289
    Fax:
    (646) 317-2720
  • CUMC/Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    Floor: 7th Floor
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (212) 305-5289

Practices and Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Research

1. Pitman MJ, Rubino, SM, Cooper AL. Temporalis fascia for vocal fold scar and sulcus vocalis. Laryngoscope. 2014 July;124(7): 1653-8.

2. Pitman MJ, Lebowitz-Cooper A, Iacob C, Tan M. Effect of the 532nm pulsed KTP laser in the treatment of Reinke’s edema. Laryngoscope. 2012 Dec;122(12):2786-92.

3. *Lebowitz A, Baken RJ. Correlates of the belt voice: A broader examination. Journal of Voice. 2011;25:159-165.

4. Rubin AD, Lebowitz A, Sataloff, RT. Visualization of the hyoid bone with laryngeal endoscopy. Ear, Nose & Throat Journal, January 2005;12.

Book Chapters

1. Berzofsky, CE, Cooper AL, Pitman MJ. Postoperative Management of Superior Laryngeal Nerve Paralysis In: Randolf G ed, Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve. In Press.

2. Cooper AL. Physiology of Swallowing. In: Sclafani, ed. Total Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. New York, NY: Thieme; 2015. 628-631.

3. Cooper AL. Voice Evaluation. In: Sclafani, ed. Total Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. New York, NY: Thieme; 2015. 632-635.

4. Cooper AL. Voice Therapy. Sclafani, ed. Total Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. New York, NY: Thieme; 2015. 727-729.

Invited Workshops and Presentations

1. Controversies in Managing “Urgent” Voice Issues in the Professional Voice User. (Panelist). 44th Annual Voice Symposium: The Voice Foundation, Philadelphia, PA. 2015.

2. Voice Therapy for the Laryngologist: A Primer. The Fall Voice Conference, San Antonio, TX. 2014.

3. Remedial Voice: The Show Must Go On. Comparative Pedagogy Professional Development Course. New York Singing Teachers Association, New York, NY. 2014.

4. The Therapist Is Asking My Patient To Do WHAT? Vocal Rehabilitation for the ENT. ENT Grand Rounds (April). SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn NY. 2014.

5. Voice initiation and its measurement: The background for Vocal Attack Time. Pan European Voice Symposium. Prague, CZ. 2013.

6. State of the Art in Voice Therapy: Onward to the Airway. Frontiers in Otolaryngology, New York Center for Head and Neck. New York, New York. 2013.

7. Finding his voice: Vocal fold paralysis in a singer with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The Fall Voice Conference. NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY. 2012.

8. Rehabilitation of the Injured Broadway Singer- Belter SOS! 40th Annual Voice Symposium: The Voice Foundation, Philadelphia, PA. 2011.

9. The Show Must Go On: Rehabilitation for the Injured Belter. Choice for Voice: British Voice Association, London, England. 2010.

10. Hands-on FEESST demonstration. New Technology in Laryngology: The Spectrum of Office-Based Procedures, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY. 2007.

11. Physiological Characteristics of the Belt Voice: A Broader Examination. 36th Annual Voice Symposium: The Voice Foundation, Philadelphia, PA. 2007.

12. Rehabilitation of the Injured Singer. 36th Annual Voice Symposium: The Voice Foundation, Philadelphia, PA. 2007.

13. The Role of Speech Therapy and Singing Techniques in the Remediation of Parkinson’s Disease. Unitat de Parkinson: Fundacion de Neurocirugia Functional, Barcelona, Spain. 2007.

14. Rehabilitation of the Injured Belt Voice. 35th Annual Voice Symposium: The Voice Foundation, Philadelphia, PA. 2006.

15. Evaluation and Treatment of Singers. New York State Speech, Language, and Hearing Association. 2005.