Kailey Vitale, MA, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Kailey Vitale
85 E. Concord St


Kailey Vitale, MA, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist at Boston Medical Center. Her specialties include dysphagia (swallowing problems), alaryngeal rehabilitation including tracheoesophageal (TEP) voice restoration/management, and evaluation and treatment of swallowing problems after head and neck cancer. She has a strong background and interest in medical speech-language pathology. Kailey aims to collaborate with the interdisciplinary medical team to provide exceptional patient-centered care, coupling compassion and integrity with the latest innovative and evidence-based practice.


  • University of Kansas, MA
  • Augustana College, BS


  • Published on 9/6/2023

    Jabbour N, Rodriggs T, O'Dea M, Mur T, Vitale K, L Faden D. Protocolized awake secondary tracheoesophageal puncture with immediate voicing. Head Neck. 2023 Oct; 45(10):2735-2740. PMID: 37671696.

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  • Published on 8/11/2023

    Vitale K, Powell WR, Krekeler BN, Yee J, Rogus-Pulia N. Stratifying Risk of Nonadherence in Lingual Strengthening Dysphagia Rehabilitation. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2023 Sep 11; 32(5):2111-2127. PMID: 37566883.

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  • Published on 5/20/2020

    Krekeler BN, Vitale K, Yee J, Powell R, Rogus-Pulia N. Adherence to Dysphagia Treatment Recommendations: A Conceptual Model. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2020 06 22; 63(6):1641-1657. PMID: 32432958.

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