Dr. C. Kwang Sung holds a B.S. in chemistry with a minor in music from Harvey Mudd College and an M.S. in organic chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to starting his medical studies at State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Sung graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City and worked as a professional singer and actor there for six years. He studied voice with Thomas Parisi and Ariel Bybee.
He completed residency training in otolaryngology (head & neck surgery at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and a fellowship in laryngology at Harvard Medical School – Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary). He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Laryngology of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, and is the Residency Program Director and Co-Director of the Laryngology Fellowship. He is honored to lecture regularly in the Department of Music and to help maintain the vocal health of singers within the department and throughout Stanford University.