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Swallowing Experts

The UPMC Swallowing Disorders Center includes a multidisciplinary team of ear, nose, and throat specialists (otolaryngologists) and certified speech-language pathologists.

Learn more about our experts who specialize in evaluating and treating swallowing disorders:

  • Danielle Columbe, MA
  • James L. Coyle, Ph.D. 
  • Jonas Johnson, MD
  • Tamara Wasserman-Wincko, MS

To provide conclusive services and tests to help identify the causes of all types of swallowing disorders, we work closely with other experts at UPMC such as:

  • Dietitians
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Neurologists
  • Radiologists
  • Rehabilitation physicians
  • Thoracic surgeons
  • Pulmonologists