Speech-Language Pathology

Overview

UofL Physicians – provides testing and therapy for individuals of all ages with communication disorders.  The clinicians in UofL Physicians – Speech-Language Pathology have extensive experience working with adults and children with speech, language, swallowing and cognitive disorders. UofL Physicians – Speech-Language Pathology clinicians are also faculty members for the University of Louisville, teaching graduate courses in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Communicative Disorders.

Diseases & Conditions

UofL Physicians – Speech-Language Pathology is able to evaluate and treat a variety of communication disorders including:

  • UofL Physicians – Speech-Language Pathology is able to evaluate and treat a variety of communication disorders including:
  • Adult neurological disorders such as aphasia, brain injury, apraxia, dysarthria. These disorders are often the result of a stroke, head injury or progressive neurological disease.
  • Fluency disorders including stuttering and cluttering, which typically develop in children and may persist into adulthood. Sometimes a head injury can cause stuttering.
  • Speech disorders such as childhood apraxia of speech, lisping, articulation disorders and phonological disorders. Related medical conditions might include cleft lip and/or palate, hearing loss and head injury.
  • Language disorders because of delay (e.g., first steps), injury, autism and related disorders such as auditory processing.
  • Swallowing disorders, including tongue thrusting, sensory-behavioral feeding issues and difficulty after a neurological change.
  • Listening training (aural rehabilitation) associated with hearing loss and cochlear implants.

Treatments & Services

Our speech pathologists provide complete evaluation and treatment of speech, language, swallowing and cognitive disorders. In addition to traditional speech and language therapy for the various disorders, UofL Physicians – Speech-Language Pathology is certified to provide Interactive Metronome Therapy and to dispense the Fluency Master device to control stuttering.

Providers

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Alan F. Smith, Ph.D., Ed.D.

Specialty Areas: Speech-Language Pathology

Primary Practice Location

UofL Physicians – Speech-Language Pathology
UofL Health - Chestnut Street Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Suite 170C
Louisville, KY 40202
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Rhonda R. Mattingly, Ed.D., CCC/SLP

Specialty Areas: Speech-Language Pathology

Primary Practice Location

UofL Physicians – Speech-Language Pathology
UofL Health - Chestnut Street Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Suite 170C
Louisville, KY 40202

Locations & Contact

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UofL Physicians – Speech-Language Pathology

UofL Health - Chestnut Street Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street Suite 170C
Louisville , KY 40202
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Call Us (502-583-3687)

UofL Health – Frazier Rehab Institute – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

UofL Health - Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
4402 Churchman Avenue Suite 106A
Louisville , KY 40215
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Call Us (502-363-7800)

UofL Health – Frazier Rehab Institute – Medical Center East

UofL Health - Medical Center East
3920 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville , KY 40207
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Call Us (502-582-7406)

Accepted Insurance

UofL Physicians participates in most major health plans in Kentucky. Coverage may vary by specialty. Coverage limitations are dependent on the terms of your personal health plan. This is not a guarantee that all services you receive will be covered by your health plan. Review your health plan provider directory and/or consult with your plan to confirm coverage.

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