Desi Gutierrez

2330 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States
What I do 

Desi Gutierrez, MA, 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. They specialize in evaluation and treatment of voice, swallowing, and upper airway disorders. Their clinical and scholarly interests include gender affirming voice and communication modification, head and neck cancer, psychosocial components of voice and swallowing disorders, occupational voice users, and clinical decision-making.

Desi joined the UCSF OHNS team in 2022. They earned undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of South Florida. They completed their graduate work at University of Iowa and their post-graduate fellowship at the UAB Voice Center in Birmingham, Alabama.

Professional affiliations include the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and ASHA special interest groups for voice, swallowing, and cultural and linguistic diversity.