Speech-Language Pathologists are committed to assisting individuals achieve optimal communication and swallowing function. Evaluation and treatment of speech, language, cognitive, voice and swallowing disorders are provided for inpatients of any age and for outpatient adults at UT Medical Center. Depending on the individual’s level of impairment, emphasis may be on restoring function or on developing compensatory strategies.
- Voice Evaluations with Videostroboscopy
- Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing
- Modified Barium Swallow Studies
- Alternative and Augmentative Evaluations and Therapy
- Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT LOUD)
- McNeill Dysphagia Therapy
- Cognitive and Language Therapy for Acquired Communication Disorders, ex. stroke, trauma, or progressive neurological disorders
- Head and neck cancer specific rehabilitation program
- Dysarthria evaluations and therapy
- Dysphagia evaluation and therapy
- Oral motor, feeding, swallowing, and/or communication evaluations for hospitalized infants and pediatrics
Additional information Click on the links below for further information provided by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Speech-language pathology graduate students from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and externs from other graduate programs may participate in the provision of services under the supervision of staff as a part of their professional education.
Outpatient services are provided on 5 North. For further information about services or to schedule an appointment, please call 865-305-9151. Referrals may be faxed to 865-305-6884.