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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.


Voice and Swallowing

Performing Arts Medicine - Voice Disorders


University Hospital
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
1 S. Park Clinic
(608) 287-2500 | (888) 703-2778 | Map

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)
Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC)
Licenses Speech, Language Pathology (SLP)
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.
PubMed Articles
Chen H Erndt-Marino J Diaz-Rodriguez P Kulwatno J Jimenez-Vergara AC Thibeault SL Hahn MS In vitro evaluation of anti-fibrotic effects of select cytokines for vocal fold scar treatment. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater . 2019 May;107(4):1056-1067
[PubMed ID: 30184328]
Ruel B Thibeault S Is There a Relationship Between Vocal Effort and VHI? J Voice . 2019 Apr 8;
[PubMed ID: 30975580]
Hoffmeister J Zaborek N Thibeault SL Postextubation Dysphagia in Pediatric Populations: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes. J Pediatr . 2019 Apr 3;
[PubMed ID: 30954246]
Marvin S Thibeault S Ehlenbach WJ Post-extubation Dysphagia: Does Timing of Evaluation Matter? Dysphagia . 2019 Apr;34(2):210-219
[PubMed ID: 30043081]
Erickson-DiRenzo E Leydon C Thibeault SL Methodology for the establishment of primary porcine vocal fold epithelial cell cultures. Laryngoscope . 2019 Mar 8;
[PubMed ID: 30848488]
Kammer RE Jones CA Johnson AM Dailey SH McCulloch TM Thibeault SL High-resolution manometry and swallow outcomes after vocal fold injection medialization for unilateral vocal fold paralysis/paresis. Head Neck . 2019 Feb 27;
[PubMed ID: 30811725]
Bartlett RS Gaston JD Ye S Kendziorski C Thibeault SL Mechanotransduction of vocal fold fibroblasts and mesenchymal stromal cells in the context of the vocal fold mechanome. J Biomech . 2019 Jan 23;83:227-234
[PubMed ID: 30553439]
Pasternak K Thibeault SL Factors Affecting Initiation of Voice Therapy for Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion Disorder. J Voice . 2019 Jan 16;
[PubMed ID: 30660338]
Jiang L Jiang Y Stiadle J Wang X Wang L Li Q Shen C Thibeault SL Turng LS Electrospun nanofibrous thermoplastic polyurethane/poly(glycerol sebacate) hybrid scaffolds for vocal fold tissue engineering applications. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl . 2019 Jan 1;94:740-749
[PubMed ID: 30423760]
King RE Steed K Rivera AE Wisco JJ Thibeault SL Magnetic resonance imaging quantification of dehydration and rehydration in vocal fold tissue layers. PLoS One . 2018;13(12):e0208763
[PubMed ID: 30521642]
Knigge MA Marvin S Thibeault SL Safety and Tolerability of Pharyngeal High-Resolution Manometry. Am J Speech Lang Pathol . 2018 Dec 4;:1-10
[PubMed ID: 30515521]
Li L Stiadle JM Levendoski EE Lau HK Thibeault SL Kiick KL Biocompatibility of injectable resilin-based hydrogels. J Biomed Mater Res A . 2018 Aug;106(8):2229-2242
[PubMed ID: 29611890]
Brates D Molfenter SM Thibeault SL Assessing Hyolaryngeal Excursion: Comparing Quantitative Methods to Palpation at the Bedside and Visualization During Videofluoroscopy. Dysphagia . 2018 Jul 24;
[PubMed ID: 30043080]
Bartlett RS Thibeault SL Insights Into Oropharyngeal Dysphagia From Administrative Data and Clinical Registries: A Literature Review. Am J Speech Lang Pathol . 2018 May 3;27(2):868-883
[PubMed ID: 29710238]
Erndt-Marino JD Jimenez-Vergara AC Diaz-Rodriguez P Kulwatno J Diaz-Quiroz JF Thibeault S Hahn MS In vitro evaluation of a basic fibroblast growth factor-containing hydrogel toward vocal fold lamina propria scar treatment. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater . 2018 Apr;106(3):1258-1267
[PubMed ID: 28580765]
Borders JC Gibson AL Grayev A Thibeault S Predictors of dysphagia in critically injured patients with neck trauma. J Crit Care . 2018 Apr;44:312-317
[PubMed ID: 29268199]
Lungova V Verheyden JM Sun X Thibeault SL β-Catenin signaling is essential for mammalian larynx recanalization and the establishment of vocal fold progenitor cells. Development . 2018 Feb 16;145(4)
[PubMed ID: 29386246]
Knigge MA Thibeault SL Swallowing outcomes after cricopharyngeal myotomy: A systematic review. Head Neck . 2018 Jan;40(1):203-212
[PubMed ID: 29083513]
Chen X Foote AG Thibeault SL Cell density, dimethylsulfoxide concentration and needle gauge affect hydrogel-induced bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cell viability. Cytotherapy . 2017 Dec;19(12):1522-1528
[PubMed ID: 28986174]
Thibeault SL Welham NV Strategies for advancing laryngeal tissue engineering. Laryngoscope . 2017 Oct;127(10):2319-2320
[PubMed ID: 28581251]