The Evelyn Trammell Voice & Swallowing Center

The Evelyn Trammell Voice and Swallowing Center, a specialty center at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, is a nationally recognized center dedicated to the analysis and rehabilitation of voice and swallowing disorders. The Center specializes in:

Staffed by skilled speech-language pathologists specializing in voice and swallowing disorders, the center's clinicians are known for their expertise and positive patient outcomes. In 2004, the center's staff was among the first in the United States to be awarded Board Specialty Recognition in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Founded in 1992 through a grant from the Mark and Evelyn Trammell Foundation, the Voice and Swallowing Center at Saint Joseph's was the first in the Southeastern United States dedicated to the assessment and rehabilitation of both voice and swallowing disorders, understanding the important relationship between voice and swallowing through shared anatomy and common physiology.

In 2000, the Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston was dedicated. The MUSC program maintains a close, collaborative and scholastic relationship with the Evelyn Trammell Voice and Swallowing Center at Saint Joseph’s. Through common mentorship and the mutual, ongoing and generous funding from the Mark and Evelyn Trammell Foundation, both organizations provide state of the art treatment and cost-effective care to patients, and are involved in ground-breaking clinical research into the nature of voice and swallowing disorders.

In addition to providing excellent care and community outreach, the staff of the Evelyn Trammell Voice and Swallowing center also contribute to peer-reviewed scientific journals, faculty appointments at local colleges/universities, host international professional visitors and conduct national conferences. The Evelyn Trammell Voice and Swallowing Center is also an approved continuing education provider for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, dedicated to provision of educational opportunities for speech pathology professionals.

The center prides itself on receiving consistently high customer satisfaction scores. For the last several years, 97 percent of the patient population surveyed responded that they would highly recommend the Evelyn Trammell Voice and Swallowing Center to their family and friends.

Each patient served at the center receives a thorough and complete evaluation and an individualized treatment program through coordinated planning between the involved physician(s) and speech-language pathologist.  The ultimate goal of all services is to assist the individual in returning to the highest level of health and function as possible.

Contact the Voice and Swallowing Center at 678-843-7586.