Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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Dr. H. Steven Sims

Dr. H. Steven Sims  


Dr. H. Steven Sims



Board Appointment:

  • Trustee since 2014
  • Representative of the Illinois Public Sector, appointed by the Governor


  • Director of the Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Board-certified Otolaryngologist


  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology – Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Laryngology
  • Fellowship: National Institute on Deafness and Communication
  • Residency: Yale University School of Medicine, Otolaryngology
  • Internship: Saint Mary's Hospital, Surgery
  • Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine

Notable Accomplishments:

Dr. Sims is a board certified otolaryngologist who has treated hundreds of local and national entertainers with voice disorders or injuries including members of Chicago’s Lyric Opera, the casts from “Wicked,” “Jersey Boys,” “Book of Mormon” as well as soloists and even Chicago’s own Oscar-winning Jennifer Hudson, who starred in “Dreamgirls.” He is an accomplished musician who plays trombone, bassoon piano and is an experienced vocalist as well.