Voice & Airway
Dr Hayley Herbert and Kate Baumwol
Hayley and Kate offer a regular multidisciplinary voice and airway
clinic in our Subiaco rooms.
The Clinic is a specialist diagnostic voice and airway service equipped with advanced equipment (including videostroboscopy and Acoustic & Aerodynamic Analysis,) to examine your larynx and analyse your voice, swallow and upper airway breathing.
Hayley and Kate provide dedicated care for professional voice users such as: performers, singers, teachers, managers, radio announcers and other professionals. They offer emergency voice evaluation for performers and are the only private clinic in WA offering best practice in-office procedures for voice, chronic cough and subglottic stenosis.
During your appointment you will receive individualised voice care recommendations and treatment plan. They also have an close association with other related health specialists such as voice physiotherapists, respiratory physicians, neurologists, gastroenterologists, pain specialist and psychologists.
Multidisciplinary Voice & Airway Clinics
Speech Pathology Services
BSc (Speech & Hearing Science), MSPA-CPSP
Kate accepts referrals for patients over the age of 10 years old, for the assessment and management of voice, chronic cough, inducible laryngeal obstruction (ILO) and Exercise ILO.
Kate has over 20 years’ experience as Speech Pathologist. Since graduating from Curtin University in 2002, Kate has held senior and management positions at several teaching hospitals: including Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Campbelltown Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, working closely with Respiratory and Ear Nose and Throat medical teams.
As well as working privately, she currently coordinates the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Joint Speech Pathology & Airway clinic and Intervention Voice Clinic. She has advance practice skills in nasendoscopy examination for the evaluation of swallow, ILO and voice.
Kate regularly lectures at Curtin University and Notre Dame University, teaching in the area of voice disorders. In addition to being a member of the Australian Voice Association and Speech Pathology Australia, Kate is the Western Australian representative for the Laryngology Society of Australasia.
Kate is married with 2 school aged children and is passionate about cooking, entertaining, piano and the performing arts.