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Susan L. Thibeault, PhD, CCC-SLP, is the Director of the Voice and Swallow Section of the Otolaryngology Clinics, which specializes in evaluation and treatment of patients with voice, resonance, swallowing and airway disorders. She earned her degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and is certified with the American Speech Language Hearing Association.


Pediatric Voice and Swallowing

Voice and Swallowing

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Professional Certifications and Education

Certifications American Speech Language Hearing Association
Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC)
Licenses Speech, Lanugage Pathology
Education 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.

Programs & Conditions

  • Performing Arts Medicine
PubMed Articles
Heris HK Miri AK Ghattamaneni NR Li NY Thibeault SL Wiseman PW Mongeau L . Microstructural and mechanical characterization of scarred vocal folds. J Biomech. 2015 Feb 26;48(4):708-11
[PubMed ID: 25648495]
Hughes LA Gaston J McAlindon K Woodhouse KA Thibeault SL . Electrospun fiber constructs for vocal fold tissue engineering: effects of alignment and elastomeric polypeptide coating. Acta Biomater. 2015 Feb;13:111-20
[PubMed ID: 25462850]
Lungova V Verheyden JM Herriges J Sun X Thibeault SL . Ontogeny of the mouse vocal fold epithelium. Dev Biol. 2015 Jan 17;
[PubMed ID: 25601450]
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 Jan 15;
[PubMed ID: 25592437]
Guille JT Opoku-Boateng A Thibeault SL Chen H . Evaluation and management of the pediatric thyroid nodule. Oncologist. 2015 Jan;20(1):19-27
[PubMed ID: 25480825]
Erickson-DiRenzo E Sivasankar MP Thibeault SL . Utility of cell viability assays for use with ex vivo vocal fold epithelial tissue. Laryngoscope. 2014 Dec 15;
[PubMed ID: 25511412]
Gaston J Bartlett RS Klemuk SA Thibeault SL . Formulation and characterization of a porous, elastomeric biomaterial for vocal fold tissue engineering research. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 Dec;123(12):866-74
[PubMed ID: 24944281]
Leydon C Imaizumi M Yang D Thibeault SL Fried MP . Structural and functional vocal fold epithelial integrity following injury. Laryngoscope. 2014 Dec;124(12):2764-9
[PubMed ID: 25044022]
Lungova V Leydon C Thibeault S . Derivation of Epithelial Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells as an In Vitro Model of Vocal Mucosa. Methods Mol Biol. 2014 Nov 18;
[PubMed ID: 25403465]
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]
Hartley NA Thibeault SL . Systemic hydration: relating science to clinical practice in vocal health. J Voice. 2014 Sep;28(5):652.e1-652.e20
[PubMed ID: 24880674]
King SN Hanson SE Chen X Kim J Hematti P Thibeault SL . In vitro characterization of macrophage interaction with mesenchymal stromal cell-hyaluronan hydrogel constructs. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2014 Mar;102(3):890-902
[PubMed ID: 23564555]
King SN Berchtold CM Thibeault SL . Lipopolysaccharide responsiveness in vocal fold fibroblasts. J Inflamm (Lond). 2014;11(1):42
[PubMed ID: 25606025]
Hanshew AS Jetté ME Thibeault SL . Characterization and comparison of bacterial communities in benign vocal fold lesions. Microbiome. 2014;2:43
[PubMed ID: 25671105]
Leydon C Imaizumi M Bartlett RS Wang SF Thibeault SL . Epithelial cells are active participants in vocal fold wound healing: an in vivo animal model of injury. PLoS One. 2014;9(12):e115389
[PubMed ID: 25514022]
Imaizumi M Sato Y Yang DT Thibeault SL . In vitro epithelial differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells for vocal fold tissue engineering. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Dec;122(12):737-47
[PubMed ID: 24592576]
Bartlett RS Hoffman HT Dailey SH Bock JM Klemuk SA Askeland RW Ahlrichs-Hanson JS Heaford AC Thibeault SL . Restructuring the vocal fold lamina propria with endoscopic microdissection. Laryngoscope. 2013 Nov;123(11):2780-6
[PubMed ID: 23959803]
Leydon C Selekman JA Palecek S Thibeault SL . Human embryonic stem cell-derived epithelial cells in a novel in vitro model of vocal mucosa. Tissue Eng Part A. 2013 Oct;19(19-20):2233-41
[PubMed ID: 23672433]
Berchtold CM Coughlin A Kasper Z Thibeault SL . Paracrine potential of fibroblasts exposed to cigarette smoke extract with vascular growth factor induction. Laryngoscope. 2013 Sep;123(9):2228-36
[PubMed ID: 23494588]
Chen X Thibeault SL . Cell-cell interaction between vocal fold fibroblasts and bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells in three-dimensional hyaluronan hydrogel. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2013 May 8;
[PubMed ID: 23653427]