About NDoscopy Dysphagia Specialists
NDoscopy Dysphagia Specialists has a mission to improve quality of life to patients with dysphagia “one scope at a time.” We strive to provide the best services for our patients through expedient and exceptional care.
NDoscopy Dysphagia Specialists provide Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing and clinical education throughout the greater NYC area. NDoscopy Dysphagia Specialists are Certified in Clinical Competence through the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and have undergone extensive training for Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing for competency through SA Swallowing Services and advanced coursework through Dr. Eric Blicker.
Nicole DePalma, MS, CCC-SLP is the owner of NDoscopy Dysphagia Specialists. She received her bachelor’s degree at Georgetown University and her master’s degree at NY Medical College in Speech-Language Pathology. She has over 10 years of clinical experience working with patients with dysphagia including the medically complex such as those with tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation. Nicole provides consulting for developing and implementing new protocols, performance improvement strategies, and providing comprehensive education to clinical staff. Prior to NDoscopy Dysphagia Specialists, she was the Director of Speech-Language Pathology at Barlow Respiratory Hospital and Research Center in Los Angeles, CA and Director of Clinical Education at Passy-Muir, Inc. As a current member of the Passy-Muir team, she presents courses on dysphagia and communication management at conferences and universities throughout the nation.