Voice and Swallowing Center

The Voice and Swallowing Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers expertise in evaluating and treating individuals with voice, swallowing and airway disorders. Our specially-trained therapists utilize state-of-the-art technology to assess and treat a full range of conditions to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.

Specialized Assessment and Treatment Options:

  • Complete voice evaluation and treatment
  • Visipitch with Assessment of Dyphonia in Speech and Voice (ADSV) software, computerized voice analysis
  • Biofeedback
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for Parkinson's disease
  • Behavioral voice therapy
  • Professional voice care and treatment
  • Flexible Endoscopy Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Clinical Dysphagia evaluation and treatment
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)/ VitalStim

The Center provides focused and individualized treatment for a range of conditions including:

  • Muscle Tension Dysphonia
  • Laryngitis or hoarseness
  • Laryngeal Pharyngeal Reflux
  • Chronic cough
  • Age-related voice changes, atrophy and vocal cord bowing
  • Vocal cord nodules, polyps and cysts
  • Vocal cord weakness or paresis
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Spasmodic dysphonia or tremor (shaky voice)
  • Professional care for the singing voice
  • Puberphonia
  • Transgender patients
  • Oral and Pharyngeal Dysphagia
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction/Paradoxical Vocal Cord Movement Disorder
  • Tracheostomy

The Voice and Swallowing Center is located at:

375 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Suite G100
West Orange, NJ 07052

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 973-969-3209.

Patient Stories

  • Lisa made me feel at ease immediately. She tested my voice, suggested voice exercises, role modeled them, and allowed my son to take video of me mirror imaging Lisa for practice at home

    Gail
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  • In only a few weeks, under the care of the experienced team who take a multidisciplinary approach to brain injury,

    Colleen
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