Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Text Size Increase Text Size Decrease Font Size Print Page

Our Team



Contact

Call: 617-638-8124
Fax: 617-414-4953

michael.walsh@bmc.org


Michael J. Walsh, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Clinical Interests

Clinical experience with speech, swallowing and voice disorders:

  • Head and Neck cancer rehabilitation 
    •  alaryngeal rehabilitation including esophageal speech, artificial larynx use and tracheoesophageal speech (TEP) and prosthetic management
    • post glossectomy speech and swallowing rehabilitation
    • oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation including trismus treatment with Therabite Trismus device
  • Swallowing disorders (dysphagia) including flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing and sensation (FEES & FEESST) and modified barium swallow (MBS).
  • Tracheotomy tube management including the Passy-Muir speaking valve
  • Voice disorders including videostrobolaryngoscopy of laryngeal behavior, acoustic & physiological evaluation.

Clinical experience with communication and swallowing disorders:  

  • Swallowing disorders (dysphagia) including bedside ezam, flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing and sensation (FEES & FEESST) and modified barium swallow (MBS).
  • Neurogenic communication disorders including aphasia, right hemisphere, and motor speech disorders resulting from Parkinson’s, ALS and MS
  • Intensive Care Units: endoscopy for swallowing & communication
  • Dementia and other cognitive disorders.
  • Spinal cord injury providing swallowing and communication eval/tx
  • Tracheostomy tubes, Passy-Muir speaking valve, and ventilators 
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) eval/tx
  • Voice disorders including instrumental examination utilizing acoustic, physiological and aerodynamic measures as well videostrobolaryngoscopy of laryngeal behavior.
  • Head and Neck cancer rehabilitation providing alaryngeal rehabilitation including esophageal speech, artificial larynx use and tracheoesophageal speech (TEP) and prosthetic management and post glossectomy speech and swallowing rehabilitation.

Education
Northeastern University   M.Ed.  Speech Pathology                  1971
Suffolk University     B.A.   Political Science/ History                  1969



Appointments

Boston Univ. Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery ZocDoc

For Select Providers
More Information


Call: 617.638.8124
Fax: 617.414.4953


Boston Medical Center
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Moakley Building
Ground Floor
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118


Refer a Patient

Call: 617.638.8124
Online Referral Request Form


Learn More

Quick Links

American Academy of Otolaryngology
BMC Campus Virtual Tour
Center for Voice & Swallowing
Directions to BMC
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Melanoma Program
Otolaryngology Newsletter-SCOPE (PDF) 
Skull Base Surgery

Downloads (PDF)

BMC Campus Map
What Makes BMC Special