Voice & Swallowing Disorders

The Voice and Swallowing Team at Wake Forest Baptist Health

Our Doctors

Voice and Swallowing Disorders

S. Carter Wright, Jr., MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
Medical Director, Voice Pathology Services

Lyndsay Madden, D.O.
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology


Francis O. Walker, MD
Professor, Neurology

Head and Neck Oncology

J. Dale Browne, MD, FACS
James A. Harrill Professor and Chair
Professor, Otolaryngology
Medical Director, Medical Plaza - Miller (formerly CompRehab Plaza)

Christopher A. Sullivan, MD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Joshua D. Waltonen, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Voice and Swallowing Therapy Team

Amy Fields 
MM(voice), MA, CCC-SLP
Voice Pathologist and Singing Voice Specialist
Clinical Manager of Speech-Language Pathology (outpatient).

Candace Friedman
Speech-Language Pathologist 

Karen M. Downes
Speech-Language Pathologist

Sarah Persia
Speech-Language Pathologist





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