Markus M. Hess, MD, is Professor and Director of the Department of Voice, Speech and Hearing Disorders at the University Medical Center of Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. He is a dedicated otolaryngologist and phoniatrician (speech-language pathology and medicine), subspecializing in laryngology, phonosurgery, and disorders of professional voice users.
The special environment in Hamburg enables the performance of the highest level of patient care in a center of excellence. Dr. Hess brings a multidisciplinary approach to such patients as public speakers, singers, and actors. Patients receive cutting-edge minimally invasive techniques in laryngeal microsurgery as well as office-based voice surgery in topical anesthesia. Dr. Hess is a founding member of the German Society of Phonosurgery and continuously contributes to the voice field as a member of editorial boards, medical journals and numerous national and international committees.