Aerodigestive Specialists


Dana M. Thompson, MD, FACS

Division Head of Otolaryngology

Jonathan B. Ida, MD, FACS

Medical Director of Aerodigestive Program

Jennifer Lavin, MD

Director of Tracheostomy Program

James W. Schroeder, MD, FACS

Director of Pediatric FEES Program

Taher Valika, MD

Director of Upper Airway Surgery

Sarah Neault, APN

Aerodigestive Program Nurse Practitioner

Ana Thieme, RN

Nurse Coordinator

Carrie Keizer, RN

Tracheostomy Resource Nurse

Ashley Green

Aerodigestive Program Coordinator

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Alex Green, DO

Lee Bass, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Katherine A. Barsness, MD, MS

Speech-Language Pathology

Laura Hinkes Molinaro, MA, CCC-SL


Susan Willette, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC

Social Services

Kelsey Kennelly, LSW