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J. Pieter Noordzij, MD


Call: 617.638.8124
Fax: 617.414.4953


J. Pieter Noordzij, MD

Professor, Boston University School of Medicine

Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Interests

  • Adult and pediatric laryngology
  • Care of the professional voice
  • Airway disorders
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Care of swallowing disorders
  • Snoring

Special Expertise

  • Hoarseness in professional voice users including performing artists, educators, executives, clergy, lecturers, etc.
  • Acute and chronic laryngitis
  • Laryngeal (throat) cancer and precancerous dysplasia
    Spasmodic dysphonia and other neurological diseases that effect voice production including Parkinson’s Disease, stroke and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Airway stenosis including laryngotracheal reconstruction
  • Laryngeal trauma
  • Vocal fold paralysis/paresis (vocal cord weakness)
    Benign vocal fold lesions including nodules (singer’s nodes), polyps, cysts, papillomatosis, and granulomas
    Functional voice disorders such as muscular tension dysphonia
  • Paradoxical vocal focal motion (vocal cord dysfunction)
  • Thyroid nodules and goiters
  • Thyroid cancer including papillary and follicular carcinoma requiring surgery using with small incisions and outpatient, minimally invasive thyroidectomy
  • Thyroid cancer extending into neck lymph nodes
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Parathyroid adenoma/hyperplasia requiring surgery using minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
  • Snoring – offers Injection Snoreplasty which is a nonsurgical treatment for snoring that involves the injection of a hardening agent into the roof of the mouth. This highly effective, well tolerated treatment is performed in the clinic and allows patients to return to work that same day.


Laryngology and Professional Voice Care
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Otolaryngology Research Fellowship
New England Medical Center
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Charlottesville, VA

Medical School
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • American Broncho-Esophagological Association
  • American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society
  • American Thyroid Association
  • European Laryngological Society
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
  • National Association of Singing Teachers
  • Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association (Lifetime Member)

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)



Boston Univ. Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

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Boston Medical Center
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Moakley Building
Ground Floor
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

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