Lucinda Halstead, M.D. is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery and the Department of Pediatrics at MUSC. She received her M.D. degree from George Washington University and completed her residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery in the Combined Tufts University – Boston University Residency Program. Currently, she serves as the Vice Chairman for Resident Education in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
Dr. Halstead’s interests in laryngology, swallowing, voice, performing arts medicine and pediatric otolaryngology lead her to found the MUSC Voice Center in 1987. In 2000, the Voice Center expanded and she became the Medical Director of the MUSC Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing. Every year, Dr. Halstead acts as a laryngologist for the internationally renowned Spoleto Festival USA. She lectures nationally and internationally on the topics of laryngopharyngeal reflux disorders and pediatric voice and swallowing disorders. Among other societies, she is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology and the Colligium Medicorum Theatri.