Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Clinic
The Velopharyngeal Dysfunction (VPD) Clinic consists of a a multidisciplinary team of pediatric otorhinolaryngologists as well as speech-language pathologists who specialize in the evaluation and medical and surgical treatment of patients with hypernasality and other resonance disorders.
The goal is to assess the patient’s speech, resonance, velopharyngeal function and treatment plan. Through a comprehensive team assessment, these specialists try to determine the cause of the speech problem and the contributing factors.
Nicole Scafura, MS, CCC-SLP; Michelle Hesari, MS, CCC-SLP; Emily Stoddard, MS, CCC-SLP; Hannah Tahhan-Jackson, MS, CCC-SLP
Michel Nassar, MD, Director
Michelle Foster, Speech Coordinator
- Head and Neck Surgery
- Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
- Otology and Neurotology
- Facial Plastic & Reconstruction
- Rhinology Nasal and Sinus Diseases and Surgery
- Sleep Medicine and Surgery
- Laryngology and Voice Disorders