Erik Steele, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-language pathologist

Erik Steele is a speech-language pathologist at UCSF's Voice and Swallowing Center and the Head and Neck Cancer Clinic. He specializes in evaluating and treating a wide range of voice, swallowing and upper airway problems.

Steele's interests include individualized care for patients who use their voices professionally, the use of advanced instrumental diagnostics in voice and swallowing disorders, and voice, speech and swallowing rehabilitation after head and neck cancer treatment. He also dedicates time to community outreach promoting awareness of voice, swallowing and upper airway problems and therapies.

Steele completed his graduate work at San Diego State University, a clinical internship at the Scripps Center for Voice and Swallowing in San Diego and a two-year fellowship at the Center for Voice and Swallowing at the University of California, Davis.

Steele belongs to the National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and participates in that organization's special interest groups for Voice and Voice Disorders and Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.

Steele is a former professional actor who has performed on and off Broadway, at major U.S. regional theaters, internationally, and as an audiobook narrator.


Head and Neck Surgery Cancer Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 885–7528
Fax: (415) 885–7711

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Voice and Swallowing Center
2330 Post St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 885–7700
Fax: (415) 885–7800

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

More about Erik Steele


San Diego State University 2013


Scripps Center for Voice and Swallowing


UC Davis Center for Voice and Swallowing

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.