About Andi Docktor, MA, CCC-SLP
Andi Docktor, MA, is a certified speech-language pathologist (CCC-SLP) with clinical expertise in assessing and treating patients with a variety of voice and swallowing disorders. She is part of the Voice and Swallowing Disorders team within Head and Neck Surgery at UC San Diego Health.
Ms. Docktor is passionate about the care and management of patients with dysphagia and also has a particular interest in serving the transgender and gender nonbinary community to provide gender-affirming voice therapy. Her therapeutic style highlights collaboration with her patients in an effort to improve overall quality of life. Ms. Docktor is bilingual and offers services in both Spanish and English.
Prior to joining Head and Neck Surgery, Ms. Docktor was a speech-language pathologist in the acute inpatient setting, where she provided care during hospitalizations for a variety of medically complex patients.
Ms. Docktor earned her master's degree in speech and hearing sciences from San Diego State University and completed her bachelor's degree in linguistics at University of California, Santa Barbara. She holds a certificate of clinical competency in speech-language pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is certified in Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile (MBSImP) and SPEAK OUT!.
Outside of work, Ms. Docktor enjoys traveling, hiking, and cooking as well as spending time performing with her local improv team.
- San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
- UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Conditions and Treatments
- Transgender Care
- Gender-Affirming Care
- LGBTQ Care
- Voice Disorders
- Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)
- Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study (VFSS)
- Care for Gender Nonbinary Individuals
- Gender Affirming Voice Therapy
- Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
- Transgender Voice Care