The perfect team — dedicated to your communication.


Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Melissa Wilson, AuD, FAAA

Dr. Wilson is a California-licensed audiologist with nine years of industry experience. She received her BA in Speech Language Hearing Sciences from the University of Kansas with an emphasis in American Sign Language studies and her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Melissa began practicing audiology in California at the Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California in San Francisco, where she was named Director of Pediatrics in 2009 and overhauled a struggling pediatric program. She also created and implemented a multidisciplinary counseling and support program for families of children with newly diagnosed hearing loss. In 2013, Dr. Wilson was named Program Coordinator for Cochlear Implant Interconnect (CII), a partnership between the Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California and the UCSF Cochlear Implant Center. In addition, Dr. Wilson was the lead audiologist for the UCSF Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery’s Hearing Loss Clinic.

Areas of focus:

  • Adult diagnostics
  • Adult amplification and technologies
  • Assistive Listening Devices and FM systems
  • Pediatric diagnostics
  • Pediatric amplification and technologies
  • Atresia/microtia
  • Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder/Auditory Dys-synchrony
  • Sensorineural, conductive, and mixed hearing loss
  • Central Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Early intervention
  • Educational advocacy
  • Multidisciplinary care coordination

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Jody Vaynshtok, MS, CCC-SLP

Jody is a California-licensed speech language pathologist with eight years of industry and clinical experience. She has worked with both adult and pediatric populations during her time at private practice, birth-to-three, and hospital facilities. She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a variety of communication and cognitive disorders. In addition, Jody has a passion for working with adults looking to achieve clearer communication.

Jody received her BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences and MS in Medical Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She was a part of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford’s cleft and craniofacial clinic, and was the lead speech language pathologistfor UCSF Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery’s Hearing Loss Clinic.

Areas of Focus:

  • Accent modification
  • Articulation therapy
  • Central Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Early Intervention
  • Expressive/receptive language
  • Voice therapy
  • Transgender voice
  • Fluency
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Aural habilitation/rehabilitation

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Nicole Grees, MS, CF-SLP

Nicole is a California-licensed speech language pathologist with vast experience with the adult and pediatric clinical populations. She has experience working with children with weaknesses in speech, language and social skills. Her adult experience ranges from dysphagia, neurological disorders, voice, cognition and complex medical conditions. Nicole enjoys working with her patients and their families to develop a customized plan of care.

Nicole received her BS in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and her MS in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of the Pacific. Nicole holds a staff position at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital working in their acute rehab and outpatient clinics.

Areas of Focus:

  • Accent modification
  • Articulation therapy
  • Apraxia of speech
  • Aphasia
  • Expressive/receptive language
  • Voice therapy
  • Transgender voice
  • Fluency
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Aural habilitation/rehabilitation
  • Social skills


Anton Vaynshtok, Work Husband

Anton is pretty great.

Areas of Focus:

  • being great

Chris Norwood, Chief Intern Emeritus

Chris is OK.

Areas of Focus:

  • interning