About Us

Esther A. L. Verbovszky M.A. CCC-SLP

  • Graduated Case Western Reserve
  • 24+ years experience
  • LSVT
  • Vital Stim Certified since 2004 (over 500 patients seen)
  • KTPC certified
  • 4 years Neonatal Oral Motor Certified
  • Specialized in Feeding and Swallowing
  • Founder and Developer of Cleveland Feeding and Swallowing Center
  • Founder of Support groups Eat It and Swallowing Problems on Facebook
  • Presented:
    • Broadmore School on Feeding Issues
    • Cleveland Clinic Shaker Campus on Swallowing
    • International in Hungary on Swallowing
    • Speaker at Parkinson Institute Group since 2013


Jennifer Harding LRD (dietician)

  • BS in Nutrition and Dietetics practicing for 26 years
  • Experience in various practice areas acute setting, long term care, skilled rehab facilities, food service, menu system development, and renal nutrition.
  • Currently Nutrition Service Manager for East and West Cleveland areas for Fresenius
  • Associate degree in Restaurant Management

Joan Longbons Physician Assistant

  • BA in Medical Sciences with Minor in Psychology
  • Member ▫ American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Member ▫ Ohio Association of Physician Assistants (OAPA)
  • Knowledgeable and dedicated Physician Assistant (PA) with extensive experience in managing health issues such as acute care and gastrointestinal issues
  • Empathetic healthcare professional with diverse background in outpatient and private practice settings.
  • Currently Nutrition Service Manager for East and West Cleveland areas for Fresenius
  • Edited “Help Yourself” newsletter for patients as educational resource.
  • Counseled patients on health maintenance and disease prevention.
  • Prescribed medication, made phone calls to patients and obtained prior authorizations.
  • Enforced pharmaceutical trials research protocols.
  • Diagnose & treat acute medical problems/injuries in the Immediate Care Department.