Did you know there’s a team of clinicians who come together each day in New York City to conquer dysphagia?
In this episode of the Swallow Your Pride Podcast, Theresa Richard interviews Dr. Anaïs Rameau, laryngologist and trailblazer of New York City’s first multidisciplinary dysphagia clinic!
Together they discuss the concept, logistics, and benefits of an integrated swallowing disorder center that calls together a powerhouse team of dysphagia-serving healthcare professionals. This type of comprehensive care should be more accessible, and it’s up to us to get the ball rolling.
So, sit back, hydrate, and enjoy this inspirational episode.
The history of multidisciplinary dysphagia clinics [00:02:27]
The Japanese transdisciplinary approach [00:06:39]
Patient selection for multidisciplinary clinics [00:08:54]
The assessment and intervention process [00:11:22]
Logistics of the clinic and future considerations [00:12:36]
Collaboration and teamwork in the clinic [00:13:43]
The Dream Team of Multidisciplinary Specialists [00:21:44]
The Role of Laryngeal ENTs and Manometry [00:25:27]
Benefits and Challenges of Multidisciplinary Teams [00:28:55]