Overview

Overview

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) at Cleveland Clinic Florida specialize in diagnosing and managing of a variety of acquired communication and swallowing disorders in adults due to disease, deformity, or disability from injury or surgery.

Our SLPs work collaboratively with other departments such as Otolaryngology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, and Oncology to provide a comprehensive team-based approach to treating patients with a variety of disorders. Our SLPs are licensed by the state of Florida and are certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

For more information on Speech Pathologists at Cleveland Clinic Florida, visit our department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

What We Treat

What We Treat

Common Conditions Treated

  • Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)
  • Voice disorders (dysphonia)
  • Motor speech disorders (dysarthria and apraxia of speech)
  • Fluency and resonance disorders (stuttering, VPI)
  • Language disorders (aphasia)
  • Cognitive-communicative disorders (thinking, memory, and learning)
  • Alaryngeal speech/swallowing disorders
  • Trismus

We Treat Patients With

  • Brain Injury (CVA, trauma)
  • Head, neck and esophageal cancer (pre-radiation/surgical counseling with managagment)
  • Total Laryngectomy
  • Prograssive neurological disorders (Parkinsonism, Motor Neuron disease, MS, dementia)
  • Laryngeal abnormalities (vocal fold paralysis, vocal fold lesions)
  • Professional voice users (signers)
  • Spinal cord injury and dysfunction
  • Pulmonary disorders (COPD, trach dependent, chronic cough)

Treatment Programs and Services Offered

  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)
  • McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP)
  • Neuromuscular electrostimulation
  • Tracheoesophageal Voice Prothesis (TEP) and Electrolarynx training
  • Passy-Muir Valve for tracheostomy tube
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) devices

Specialty Instrumental Evaluations offered

  • Videofluoroscopic swallowing study (aka Modified Barium Swallow study)
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Videoendoscopy with stroboscopy (flexible and rigid)
  • Nasoendoscopic evaluation
  • EMG biofeedback modality
Staff

Staff

Melissa Grassia-Chisholm, MS, CCC-SLP | Cleveland Clinic Florida

Melissa Grassia-Chisholm, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Jessica Wind Gregor, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S | Cleveland Clinic Florida

Jessica Wind Gregor, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Speech Language Pathologist

Appointments & Locations

Appointments & Locations

Make an Appointment

To request an appointment, please call toll-free 877.463.2010.
For additional information, please call toll-free 866.293.7866.

Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida
2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd
Weston, FL 33331
Desk 14/15