Lindsay Reder

Assistant Professor

Areas of treatment:

Care of the professional voice
Vocal fold paralysis
Early-stage laryngeal cancer
Airway stenosis and scarring
Benign laryngeal lesions including nodules, polyps, cysts and papilloma
Difficulty swallowing
Spasmodic Dysphonia
Office-based treatment of laryngeal disorders


  • Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery


  • Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


  • English
  • Spanish

Lindsay Reder, MD

Assistant Professor

Practicing location:

  • USC Healthcare Center 4

About this doctor:

Dr. Lindsay Reder grew up in Colorado, in a suburb of Denver. She completed her undergraduate education at Tufts University, where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology and a Certificate in Community Health. Dr. Reder opted to defer medical school for one year and participated in research at Children’s Hospital Boston. Following this research year, Dr. Reder attended Chicago Medical School where she was awarded with Alpha Omega Alpha and Dean’s List recognition. Dr. Reder then completed her otolaryngology – head and neck surgery residency at the Keck School of Medicine of USC in Los Angeles. Dr. Reder went on to a fellowship in laryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Harvard Medical School where she focused on endoscopic treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the larynx, airway stenosis, care of the professional voice and unsedated laryngeal surgery in the office setting. Dr. Reder has research interests in airway scarring and narrowing, improvement in endoscopic techniques and approaches, and quality of life outcomes. In addition to clinical care and research interests, Dr. Reder has an interest in global health and plans to continue medical and teaching missions abroad.


Tufts Univeristy, Medford, MA, BS (Biopsychology), Cum Laude, Honors in Thesis, Certificate in Community Health, 2002

Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL, MD, AOA, 2007


Keck School of Medicine of USC (Otolaryngology), Los Angeles, CA, June 2007 - June 2008


Keck School of Medicine of USC (Otolaryngology), Los Angeles, CA, July 2008 - June 2012


Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School (Laryngology)


American Board of Otolaryngology, 2013


AAO-HNS/F Resident Leadership Grant, Sept 2012