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Speech Pathology

Greenville ENT’s Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) are part of the multidisciplinary Greenville Voice Center team and the Head and Neck Cancer Team. We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of voice, swallowing, and airway disorders, as well as communication and swallowing problems related to oral, head, and neck cancer. We work closely with physicians to make personalized treatment plans for even the most complex problems—and love to find ways for patients to have fun while they’re on the road to getting better!

Conditions Treated by Speech-Language Pathologists 

Voice Problems Related To: 

  • Muscle tension dysphonia
  • Vocal fold lesions 
  • Vocal fold paralysis and paresis
  • Aging voice 
  • Parkinson’s disease (LSVT Loud & SPEAK OUT!)
  • Vocal tremor
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR)
  • Singing difficulties 

Swallowing Problems Related To: 

  • Vocal fold paralysis and paresis
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Tight upper esophageal sphincter
  • Zenker’s diverticulum
  • Cricopharyngeal bar
  • Oral, head, and neck cancer 

Airway Problems Related To: 

  • Behavioral breathing disorders: 
    • Vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) 
    • Paradoxical vocal fold motion (PVFM)
    • Induced laryngeal obstruction (ILO)
    • Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO)
  • Chronic cough 
  • Chronic throat clearing

Support Groups and Community Outreach

Voice and swallowing problems can be isolating, and we’re passionate about providing connections to others who can relate to what you’re going through. Our current groups offer support to survivors and patients of head and neck cancer and also to patients with spasmodic dysphonia. Contact us to learn more.


We love to educate community groups about voice, swallowing, head and neck cancer, and other topics. Previous lecture topics include: 

  • “Singing Voice Health” for high school chorus groups and church choirs/praise teams 
  • “Head and Neck Cancer Awareness and Prevention” for high school students
  • “Aging and the Voice” for the OLLI Program
  • “Parkinson Disease and Related Voice and Swallowing Change” for the Greenville Area Parkinson Society
  • “About the Career of Speech-Language Pathology” for career fairs 

We would be happy to create a lecture tailored to the needs of your specific group. Please reach out to our Voice Center to get started. 

Learn more about the Interdisciplinary Approach to Evaluation and Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer Patients.