Dr Chetan Vyas
MRCSLT; HCPC

Speciality

Speech therapy

Clinical Interests

His clinical interests include provision of assessments and management and treatment of complex communication and swallowing dysfunction in a diverse range of adult client groups including:

  • Stroke;
  • Head Injury;
  • Neurosurgical patients;
  • Progressive neurological disorders;
  • Laryngeal pathology or dysfunction;
  • Oro-facial / maxillary disorders and
  • Tracheostomy

Biography

Chetan Vyas is a Consultant Speech and Language Therapist and runs Videofluoroscopy Speech and Language Therapy Clinics at New Victoria Hospital.

Chetan has over 25 years of specialist experience in working with patients with acquired communication and/or swallowing difficulties, including patients who have a tracheostomy tube in-situ.

His working history includes working both within the public and private sector. His career has progressed from a lead speech and language therapist in rehabilitation in 1999, and he was then appointed to the deputy head position and the lead speech and language therapist for acute services in 2002 and then subsequently promoted to the head of speech and language therapy in September 2005.

He has since successfully completed a Master’s degree at Newcastle University, in dysphagia research, an accredited expert witness programme (Cardiff University) and in 2016 completed his Doctorate at University College London (UCL). He was appointed as the Clinical Services Manager at the Wellington Hospital in November 2014 and built a strong and successful team managing the Dietetic, Neuropsychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Rehabilitation Nursing departments at The Wellington Hospital. Chetan left the Wellington Hospital in 2018 and has been acting in a consultancy capacity at The Royal Ascot Rehabilitation Unit in Bagshot Surrey and has also been recruited as a Director of the Trustee Board at the Integrated Neurological Service (INS) Charity in Twickenham.