Lisa J. Bolden, SP

Lisa J. Bolden, SP

Primary Location
Head & Neck Surgery
924 Westwood Boulevard
Suite 515
Los Angeles, California 90024


Lisa Bolden, MA, CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech pathologist who specializes in voice. Lisa joined the UCLA Speech Pathology Department in 2000. She launched the UCLA Speech Pathology Voice Team that she continues to lead. The UCLA Voice Team's practice is centered on voice as important to the quality of life.

Lisa is a founding member of the UCLA Swallow and Speech Preservation Program for patients undergoing radiation therapy for head and neck cancers.

Prior to joining UCLA, Lisa guest lectured on North American communication style at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (previously known as the Graduate School of Business), and taught broadcast voice at Columbia College. Her work was published in Contemporary Business Communication, Boone, Kurtz, Block, 1997. Lisa started her career at Schwab Rehabilitation Center where she developed and led the Professional Voice Program.

Lisa earned her master's degree at Northwestern University and her bachelor's degree at the University of Arizona.



Northwestern University, MA, 1985



Supragastric Belch | Lisa J. Bolden, MA, CCC-SLP | Craig Gluckman, MD | UCLA
Esophageal Disorders: Manometry, Belch, Rumination, Dysphagia, EoE | UCLA Digestive Diseases



  • Gender Congruent Voice
  • Supragastric Belching
  • Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction and Chronic Cough
  • Phonotraumatic Lesions, including Nodules, Polyps and Cysts
  • Peri-Operative Voice Care
  • Aging of the Voice
  • Vocal Fold Paresis
  • Vocal Fold Scars
  • Muscle Tension Dysphonia