Otolaryngologist (ENT) and Phoniatrist
- Phoniatrics specialist, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland, 2011
- Ear, Nose and Throat consultant, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland, 2016
- Adj. Professor, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland, 2018
Prof. Ahmed Geneid is adjunct professor, laryngologist and phoniatrician. He is a head of department in Helsinki University Hospital of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Prof. Geneid is serving as president and founding member of Finnish Laryngological Society and president of Union of the European Phoniatricians in addition to being vice-president and founding member of the International Association of TransVoice Surgeons.
He leads a multidisciplinary team specifically focused on dealing with voice and swallowing patients in Helsinki University Hospital, Finland. Being from a center with 30 years’ experience in glottoplasty and management of transgender patients’ voices, he lectured over 20 times on glottoplasty and voice feminization. Since 2016 he has been offering observerships in his hospital for voice surgeons from around the world to learn to do glottoplasty. Prof. Geneid did his inaugural adj. professor lecture on glottoplasty and supervise PhD thesis on transwomen voice. One of Prof. Geneid articles addressing glottoplasty was cited over 30 times by other articles and authors.
Prof. Geneid is merited as Finland’s ENT doctor of the year 2020 by Finnish association of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. He also received different awards as best presenter for two times by Finnish association of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. One of his articles received Journal of Voice Best Paper Award in 2013. Among his hobbies are swimming, cycling and canoeing.
Memberships & Publications
Prof. Geneid authored over 60 peer-reviewed international articles and chapters of textbooks. In addition, he teaches regularly on transgender voice, voice feminization and glottoplasty among different laryngology and phonosurgery topics.
Geneid, A., Rihkanen, H. & Kinnari, T.J. Long-term outcome of endoscopic shortening and stiffening of the vocal folds to raise the pitch. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 272, 3751–3756 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00405-015-3721-7
President and founding member of Finnish Laryngological Society
President of Union of the European Phoniatricians
Vice-president and founding member of the International Association of TransVoice Surgeons.
Finnish association of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery