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Nathan V. Welham, PhD, CCC-SLP, specializes in the assessment and treatment of patients with organic, neurological and functional voice disorders, resonance disorders, and upper airway disorders such as paradoxical vocal fold motion. He also treats patients with occupational voice problems.


Pediatric Voice and Swallowing

Voice and Swallowing

UW Health Clinics

American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 265-7760 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Certifications American Speech Language Hearing Association
Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC)
Licenses Speech, Language Pathology (SLP)
Education University of Canterbury
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Li Q Uygun BE Geerts S Ozer S Scalf M Gilpin SE Ott HC Yarmush ML Smith LM Welham NV Frey BL . Proteomic analysis of naturally-sourced biological scaffolds. Biomaterials. 2016 Jan;75:37-46
[PubMed ID: 26476196]
Ling C Li Q Brown ME Kishimoto Y Toya Y Devine EE Choi KO Nishimoto K Norman IG Tsegyal T Jiang JJ Burlingham WJ Gunasekaran S Smith LM Frey BL Welham NV . Bioengineered vocal fold mucosa for voice restoration. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Nov 18;7(314):314ra187
[PubMed ID: 26582902]
Welham NV Ling C Dawson JA Kendziorski C Thibeault SL Yamashita M . Microarray-based characterization of differential gene expression during vocal fold wound healing in rats. Dis Model Mech. 2015 Mar;8(3):311-21
[PubMed ID: 25592437]
Lee SW Park KN Welham NV . Clinical features and surgical outcomes following closed reduction of arytenoid dislocation. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Nov;140(11):1045-50
[PubMed ID: 25257336]
Jetté ME Gaumnitz EA Birchall MA Welham NV Thibeault SL . Correlation between Reflux and multichannel intraluminal impedance pH monitoring in untreated volunteers. Laryngoscope. 2014 Oct;124(10):2345-51
[PubMed ID: 24782404]
Toya Y Riabroy N Davis CR Kishimoto Y Tanumihardjo SA Bless DM Welham NV . Interspecies comparison of stellate cell-containing macula flavae and vitamin A storage in vocal fold mucosa. J Anat. 2014 Sep;225(3):298-305
[PubMed ID: 25040030]
Chang Z Kishimoto Y Hasan A Welham NV . TGF-β3 modulates the inflammatory environment and reduces scar formation following vocal fold mucosal injury in rats. Dis Model Mech. 2014 Jan;7(1):83-91
[PubMed ID: 24092879]
Welham NV Chang Z Smith LM Frey BL . Proteomic analysis of a decellularized human vocal fold mucosa scaffold using 2D electrophoresis and high-resolution mass spectrometry. Biomaterials. 2013 Jan;34(3):669-76
[PubMed ID: 23102991]
Upton DC Welham NV Kuo JS Walker JW Pasic TR . Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: a proteomic analysis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2011 Dec;120(12):780-6
[PubMed ID: 22279949]
Welham NV Choi SH Dailey SH Ford CN Jiang JJ Bless DM . Prospective multi-arm evaluation of surgical treatments for vocal fold scar and pathologic sulcus vocalis. Laryngoscope. 2011 Jun;121(6):1252-60
[PubMed ID: 21557241]
Welham NV Yamashita M Choi SH Ling C . Cross-sample validation provides enhanced proteome coverage in rat vocal fold mucosa. PLoS One. 2011 Mar 15;6(3):e17754
[PubMed ID: 21423617]
Dailey SH Gunderson M Chan R Torrealba J Kimura M Welham NV . Local vascularized flaps for augmentation of Reinke's space. Laryngoscope. 2011 Feb;121 Suppl 3:S37-60
[PubMed ID: 21271606]
Ling C Raasch JL Welham NV . E-cadherin and transglutaminase-1 epithelial barrier restoration precedes type IV collagen basement membrane reconstruction following vocal fold mucosal injury. Cells Tissues Organs. 2011;193(3):158-69
[PubMed ID: 20962500]
Bless DM Welham NV . Characterization of vocal fold scar formation, prophylaxis, and treatment using animal models. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Dec;18(6):481-6
[PubMed ID: 20962643]
Kishimoto Y Welham NV Hirano S . Implantation of atelocollagen sheet for vocal fold scar. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Dec;18(6):507-11
[PubMed ID: 20856118]
Chang Z Ling C Yamashita M Welham NV . Microarray-driven validation of reference genes for quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction in a rat vocal fold model of mucosal injury. Anal Biochem. 2010 Nov 15;406(2):214-21
[PubMed ID: 20670610]
Ling C Yamashita M Zhang J Bless DM Welham NV . Reactive response of fibrocytes to vocal fold mucosal injury in rat. Wound Repair Regen. 2010 Sep-Oct;18(5):514-23
[PubMed ID: 20840521]
Yamashita M Bless DM Welham NV . Morphological and extracellular matrix changes following vocal fold injury in mice. Cells Tissues Organs. 2010;192(4):262-71
[PubMed ID: 20516667]
Ling C Yamashita M Waselchuk EA Raasch JL Bless DM Welham NV . Alteration in cellular morphology, density and distribution in rat vocal fold mucosa following injury. Wound Repair Regen. 2010 Jan-Feb;18(1):89-97
[PubMed ID: 20002898]
Lin Y Yamashita M Zhang J Ling C Welham NV . Pulsed dye laser-induced inflammatory response and extracellular matrix turnover in rat vocal folds and vocal fold fibroblasts. Lasers Surg Med. 2009 Oct;41(8):585-94
[PubMed ID: 19746432]