Alyson Pappas

Alyson Pappas
Speech Pathologist
What I do 

Alyson Pappas, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC, is a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of complex pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. Her clinical interests include pediatric aerodigestive disorders and utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to optimize wellness and overall developmental trajectory. Her additional interests include infant feeding and swallowing disorders, for which she holds a certification in lactation counseling (CLC).

Ms. Pappas joined the UCSF Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology and the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center team in 2022. Prior to joining UCSF, Ms. Pappas worked within a variety of both outpatient and inpatient clinical settings, most recently at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta serving as part of their acute care rehabilitation team. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Connecticut and graduate degree at George Washington University.

Ms. Pappas belongs to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and participates in the association’s special interest groups for swallowing disorders.