A speech pathologist is a person qualified by a masterâ€™s degree in speech-language pathology, and where applicable, licensed by the state and practicing within the scope of the license. Also, known as speech therapist, a speech pathologist evaluates patients with language and speech impairments or disorders, whether arising from physiological and neurological disturbances, defective articulation or foreign dialects, and conducts remedial programs designed to restore or improve their communication efficacy. Speech pathologists assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders.
|Total number of Speech-Language Pathologists on Doctor.com:||142982|
|Percentage of Speech-Language Pathologists who are listed as "Board Certified" on Doctor.com:||100%|
|Speech-Language Pathologists listed on Doctor.com have been practicing for an average of:||18.5 year(s)|
|Average ProfilePoints™ score for Speech-Language Pathologists:||20/80|
|Average Overall User Rating for Speech-Language Pathologists:||5 (out of 5)|