Nicole Rinne
Speech Pathologist 2
Nicole Rinne, 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 and Head and Neck Surgery. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of voice, swallowing, and upper airway disorders. Her clinical interests include chronic cough, alaryngeal voice restoration, patient-centered rehabilitation of voice, and comprehensive rehabilitation of voice and swallowing following surgical and adjuvant therapies for head and neck cancer.

Ms. Rinne joined the UCSF OHNS team in 2023. She earned undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Cognitive Science from Northwestern University. She received her graduate degree from the University of Washington where she completed externships in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center.

Professional affiliations include the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and the association’s special interest groups for swallowing and voice disorders.