+1 415 885-7700
533 Parnassus Ave, UC Hall, Rm 404
UCSF Box 1809
San Francisco, CA 94143United States
What I do
Sarah L. Schneider, MS, CCC-SLP is Speech Language Pathology Director and Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. She practices clinically at the Voice and Swallowing Center where she specializes in the evaluation and treatment of all aspects of voice and upper airway with special expertise in the professional speaking and singing voice. She also has training and experience in alaryngeal voice restoration, pediatric voice and instrumental assessment of velopharyngeal insufficiency.
She joined the UCSF Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Voice and Swallowing Center in 2007. Since that time, she has helped to further develop the speech language pathology program with in the department striving to provide world-class care to those with voice and swallowing complaints. She has her a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed in the state of California.
Ms. Schneider is active in several research projects within the department and acts as a research consultant in the area of voice. She is on the editorial board for the Journal of Voice, contributor to voice texts, and an active speaker locally, nationally, and internationally on vocal health and rehabilitation. She is a leader in coordinating voice conferences and other educational activities. She has studied voice privately and performed as a soloist, in choral settings and in musical theatre which helps further guide her clinical practice.
Ms. Schneider earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Marquette University where she was awarded the Alfred J. Sokolnicki Clinical Excellence Award at each commencement. She completed her clinical fellowship at the Vanderbilt Voice Center in Nashville, TN and was hired to continue work there following her fellowship. Prior to joining the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center team, she also worked in the private practice of Dr. Robert T. Sataloff in Philadelphia, PA.
Professional affiliations include ASHA, the Special Interest Groups (SIG) - Voice and Voice Disorders (SIG3) and Telepractice (SIG18) of ASHA, and the California Speech and Hearing Association.