Otolaryngology at Boston Medical

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

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Contact

Call: 617.638.8124
Fax: 617.414.4953

Scharukh.Jalisi@bmc.org


Scharukh Jalisi, MD, FACS

Director, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Skullbase Surgery
Department of Neurological Surgery (joint appointment)
Associate Professor, Boston University School of Medicine

Education
Publications

Clinical Interests

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Open and endoscopic skullbase surgery
  • Microvascular and facial plastic reconstructive surgery
  • Minimally invasive thyroidectomy
  • Sinus disorders
  • Adult laryngology
  • Airway disorders and reconstruction
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
  • Care of swallowing disorders
  • Snoring

Special Expertise

  • Skullbase surgery—traditional and minimally invasive endoscopic techniques
  • Head and neck cancer—throat, tonsil, tongue, laryngeal, nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Transoral daVinci Robotic Surgery
  • CyberKnife radiosurgery for the head and neck and skullbase tumors
  • Microvascular and facial plastic reconstructive surgery
  • Thyroid goiters and parathyroid adenoma (hypercalcemia)
    Minimally invasive endoscopic thyroid tumor removal, removal of thyroid tumors via small incisions and with help of telescopes
  • Thyroid cancer (papillary, follicular, anaplastic, medullary) extending into lymph nodes
  • Hoarseness in professional voice users including performing artists, educators, executives, clergy, lecturers, etc.
  • 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
    Parathyroid adenoma/hyperplasia requiring surgery using minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
  • Chronic sinusitis—endoscopic sinus surgery, repair of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks (CSF)

Education

Fellowship
Head and Neck Oncology, Cranial Base Surgery and Microvascular Surgery
Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
2004–2005

Residency
Administrative Chief Resident
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
2003–2004

Resident
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
2000–2004

Medical School            
Seven Year BA/MD Program
Boston University
Boston, MA
1992–1999

Publications


Appointments

Boston Univ. Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery ZocDoc

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Fax: 617.414.4953


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


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