Our Speech-Language Pathologists are licensed by the state of Louisiana and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. They each are specially trained to provide diagnosis and treatment of communicative and oral and pharyngeal swallowing disorders. Our staff has a long-standing commitment and reputation for quality care which has resulted in local, regional and national recognition.
Ochsner is dedicated to providing diagnostic and therapeutic speech-language pathology services to infants, children and adults. Our facility staffs only American Speech-Language-Hearing Association certified speech-language pathologists committed to providing the highest standards of service.
Speech-language pathologists (also known as speech therapists or speech pathologists) are professionals who have earned masters or doctoral degrees and who specialize in assessment and treatment of problems affecting communication as well as feeding and swallowing. Patients may be referred by a physician or may self-refer.