What I do
Sky T. Yang, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist at the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center and Head and Neck Surgical Oncology in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS). She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of patients with a wide range of swallowing disorders. Her clinical and scholarly interests include voice and swallowing disorders, particularly in head and neck cancer, and neurogenic populations. She has specialized training and certification in the utilization of advanced instrumentation for diagnostics and treatment.
Ms. Yang joined the UCSF OHNS team in 2016. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Communication Studies from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She completed her graduate work at Boston University, clinical internships at Boston Medical Center and Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, and her postgraduate fellowship at Stanford Health Care. Before joining our team, Ms. Yang worked at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and has experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Her professional affiliations include the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), ASHA's Voice and Voice Disorder Special Interest Group SIG 3 and ASHA's Swallowing Disorder Special Interest Group SIG 13.