Melissa Purvis, MS, CCC-SLP

Position Speech Language Pathologist
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About Me

About Me

Melissa Purvis began her career as a practicing clinician in 1995. She has provided speech and language services to the adult population in various Inpatient, Day Rehab and Outpatient settings. Melissa worked with RIC/SRALab between 2000-2007 in the Outpatient Department at the Flagship Hospital. She is now back at SRALab in the Outpatient Department in Burr Ridge. Melissa has specialized in working with patients who have neurological disorders including Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, brain tumors, Parkinson's Disease, and Multiple Sclerosis. Melissa has provided therapeutic services for patient's with aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, dysphagia/swallowing disorders and memory loss.


Outpatient and DayRehab Center® Burr Ridge

7600 County Line Road

Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Education & Professional Associations



    1989 - 1991
    AS, University of South Florida
    1991 - 1993
    BS, University of Florida
    1993 - 1995
    MS, Communication Science, Nova Southeastern University


  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
    State of Illinois
  • Board Certified, Certificate of Clinical Competence
    American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • LSVT Loud and CPR certified