Jamie Koufman

Jamie  Koufman

The words laryngopharyngeal reflux, silent reflux, airway reflux, and respiratory reflux were coined by Dr. Jamie Koufman, one of the world's leading authority on the diagnosis and treatment of acid reflux. She is the founder and director of the Voice Institute of New York, as well as a clinical professor of otolaryngology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine's New York Eye and Ear Hospital. Sinai Medical Center is part of the Sinai Health System. Dr. Koufman is the co-author of Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure, a New York Times bestseller book that was the first to provide reflux sufferers with an knowledge of reflux that stressed low-acid food and lifestyle modifications as a natural remedy; she is also the author of The Chronic Cough Enigma and Dr. Koufman's Acid Reflux Diet.