Frederick Turner, SLP, a Speech-Language Pathologist with Turner’s Diagnostics Speech and Swallowing Specialists LLC

Get to know Speech-Language Pathologist Mr. Frederick Turner, who serves patients in Lathrup Village, Michigan.

Frederick is a speech-language pathologist who provides services to adults who have been affected by strokes, traumatic brain injuries, voice disorders, and neurological deficits. He is currently serving patients at Turner’s Diagnostics Speech and Swallowing Specialists LLC in Lathrup Village, Michigan. Turner’s Diagnostics Speech and Swallowing Specialists LLC provides comprehensive standardized diagnostic evaluation and treatment for expressive and receptive language deficits. The practice strives to be the most effective and efficient speech and swallowing service in Southeast Michigan. Moreover, the team of certified and licensed speech-language pathologists working there strive to improve clinical outcomes for enhanced independent function. 

Prior to his current endeavours, Mr. Turner worked for the outpatient clinic at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services, the head and neck cancer clinic at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the voice clinic at Botsford Hospital, and the Detroit Medical Center. 

Frederick earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in legal communications from Howard University in 2006, followed by his Master of Education degree in communication sciences and disorders from North Carolina Central University in 2010. He is expected to graduate with his Master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2020. He is also expected to graduate with his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2021. 

Frederick has worked in various settings such as outpatient, in-patient rehab, intensive care unit, cardiac intensive care unit, and neurotrauma unit, palliative care, and home health. He also has experience administering, analyzing, and making clinical recommendations for treatment using various types of instrumentation. Some of these instruments include videostroboscopy and Modified Barium Swallow, to name a few. 

Frederick attributes his success to his passion for working with patients who have communication disorders.

Speech-language pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) or a speech therapist. SLPs, like Mr. Turner, treat and diagnose speaking disabilities. They help patients with articulation, stuttering, fluency, the rhythm of speech, and more. Additionally, they may treat patients who have difficulty with language and swallowing. Patients see SLPs for a variety of reasons, including relearning language after an accident, overcoming a voice disorder, enhancing social communication skills, as well as improving speaking clarity.

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