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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

UW Health Clinics

American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 265-7760 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
1 S. Park Clinic
(608) 287-2500 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Languages Spoken

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Professional Certifications and Education

Certifications American Speech Language Hearing Association
Certificate of Clinical Competency
Licenses Speech, Lanugage Pathology
Education University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI

PubMed Articles
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]
Leydon C Imaizumi M Yang D Thibeault SL Fried MP . Structural and functional vocal fold epithelial integrity following injury. Laryngoscope. 2014 Jul 7;
[PubMed ID: 25044022]
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 Jun 18;
[PubMed ID: 24944281]
Jetté ME Gaumnitz EA Birchall MA Welham NV Thibeault SL . Correlation between Reflux and multichannel intraluminal impedance pH monitoring in untreated volunteers. Laryngoscope. 2014 Apr 30;
[PubMed ID: 24782404]
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]
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]
Li NY Dailey S Thibeault SL . Assessment of fine needle aspiration feasibility and specimen adequacy for molecular diagnostics of benign vocal fold lesions. Laryngoscope. 2013 Apr;123(4):960-5
[PubMed ID: 23404571]
Jetté ME Hayer SD Thibeault SL . Characterization of human vocal fold fibroblasts derived from chronic scar. Laryngoscope. 2013 Mar;123(3):738-45
[PubMed ID: 23444190]
Gaston J Thibeault SL . Hyaluronic acid hydrogels for vocal fold wound healing. Biomatter. 2013 Jan-Mar;3(1)
[PubMed ID: 23507923]
King SN Chen F Jetté ME Thibeault SL . Vocal fold fibroblasts immunoregulate activated macrophage phenotype. Cytokine. 2013 Jan;61(1):228-36
[PubMed ID: 23123198]
Chen X Thibeault SL . Response of fibroblasts to transforming growth factor-β1 on two-dimensional and in three-dimensional hyaluronan hydrogels. Tissue Eng Part A. 2012 Dec;18(23-24):2528-38
[PubMed ID: 22734649]
King SN Hanson SE Hematti P Thibeault SL . Current applications of mesenchymal stem cells for tissue replacement in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Am J Stem Cells. 2012;1(3):225-38
[PubMed ID: 23671810]
Bartlett RS Jetté ME King SN Schaser A Thibeault SL . Fundamental approaches in molecular biology for communication sciences and disorders. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2012 Aug;55(4):1220-31
[PubMed ID: 22232415]
Moore J Thibeault S . Insights into the role of elastin in vocal fold health and disease. J Voice. 2012 May;26(3):269-75
[PubMed ID: 21708449]
Bartlett RS Thibeault SL Prestwich GD . Therapeutic potential of gel-based injectables for vocal fold regeneration. Biomed Mater. 2012 Apr;7(2):024103
[PubMed ID: 22456756]
Bartlett RS Heckman WW Isenberg J Thibeault SL Dailey SH . Genetic characterization of vocal fold lesions: leukoplakia and carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2012 Feb;122(2):336-42
[PubMed ID: 22252855]