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Speech & Swallow Center

The Speech & Swallow Center at Yale offers specialized care in the diagnosis and treatment of voice airway and swallowing disorders. We apply a comprehensive approach to adults and children of all ages with disorders of swallowing, breathing and communication including:

  • Hoarseness
  • Vocal Paraylysis
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Zenker Diverticulum
  • Cancer of the larynx
  • Neurological disorders of the larynx
  • Subglottic Stenosis

Special services include:

  • Vocal cord augmentation and thyroplasty
  • Transnasal esophogoscopy
  • Laser surgery of the vocal cord
  • EMG
  • Speech therapy
  • Swallowing therapy
  • Modified barium swallow
  • FESS

The Speech and Swallow Center at Yale accommodates patients of all ages. Both inpatient and outpatient services are available.

Nwanmegha Young, MD, Director
Steven B. Leder, PhD
Lynn Acton, MS
Heather Warner, MA