Graduate Medical Education

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine Fellowship

Marta Kazandjian, MA

Marta Kazandjian, M.A.

Marta Kazandjian, MA, CCC-SLP BRS-S

Director, Division Speech Pathology and Swallowing, Center for Digestive Diseases and Swallowing Disorders

Board Specialty Certifications:
Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders

Practice Began:
Speech Pathology Clinical Fellowship 1987
Certified Speech-Language Pathologist and Swallowing Specialist 1988

Education and Training:
BA, State University of Binghamton, 1985
MA, City University at Hunter College, 1987
Clinical Fellowship, Goldwater Memorial Hospital, NYU , 1987

Specialty Society Membership:
American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Long Island Speech Language and Hearing Association, Dysphagia Research Society ( full member)

Year Appointed at NYP Queens:

Academic Interests:
Teaching medical and allied medical professionals and students about communication and swallowing impairment, tracheostomy and ventilator dependence, neurological disorders, linguistic competency in end of life care, ethics and geriatrics.

Academic Accomplishments
Spoken both internationally and nationally as an invited speaker in specialty area, authored several text books, book chapters and peer reviewed articles, participated in multi-center research projects as PI

Personal Interests:
Nutrition, REIKI, preventative/complimentary medical practice

Languages Spoken: