Tara Gjerstad SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Tara Gjerstad SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

540 E JEFFERSON ST STE 302 IOWA CITY IA, 52245

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Dr. Tara Gjerstad is a speech language pathologist practicing in IOWA CITY, IA. Dr. Gjerstad specializes in speech, language and swallowing disorders in patients. As a speech language pathologist, Dr. Gjerstad evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients with communication and swallowing troubles. These conditions may be due to developmental delay, brain injury, hearing loss, autism, stroke or other diseases and injuries. Dr. Gjerstad helps patients make sounds and improve their voices through various methods. Speech language pathologists also work with patients to strengthen muscles used to speak and swallow, and work with individuals and families to help cope with their conditions.

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Tara Gjerstad SLP's Practice location

540 E JEFFERSON ST STE 302 -
IOWA CITY, IA 52245
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New patients: 319-339-3611
Fax: 319-339-3878

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