Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
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All doctors in the department hold certification from the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
For appointments at all locations, call 617.638.8124.
Avner Aliphas, MD
Clinical Interests: Middle ear and Mastoid Surgery, Cholesteatoma, Otosclerosis
Clinical Interests: Rhinology and sinus surgery, Allergy, Sleep apnea and snoring, Salivary gland disease
Clinical Interests: Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Open Skull Base Surgery, Anterior skull base surgery, Lateral skull base surger, Otologic Surgery and Diseases, Paranasal Sinus Diseases and Disorders, Head and Neck Oncology, Head and Neck Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, General Otolaryngology.
Scharukh Jalisi, MD, FACS - Book Online
Director, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Skullbase Surgery
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery & Department of Neurological Surgery
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.
Clinical Interests: All ear nose and throat diseases of the pediatric population including Neck masses, Hoarseness, Obstructive sleep apnea and Sinus disease.
Jeffrey Spiegel, MD, FACS
Director, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Clinical Interests: Cosmetic Surgery of the Head and Neck, Rhinoplasty, Eyelift, Facelift, Botox and Facial Fillers, Nasal and Facial Reconstruction, Scar improvement, Skeletal Deformities of the face, skull, and jaw, Advanced Facial Surgery, Anti-Aging Medicine, Hairline Advancement for hairloss.
Zimmern Wang, MD
Director, Center for Innovative Technology
Research Interests: Develop novel and less side-effective methods for early diagnosis/treatment or surgery of head and neck cancers.
Alexa Kozak Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Director, Division of Audiology
Clinical Specialties: Pediactric through Geriatric Diagnostic Testing, Auditory Evoked Potentials, Newborn Diagnostic Testing, Vestibular Testing.
Lori Russo MS, CCC-A, FAAA
Clinical Specialties: Pediatric and adult diagnosis, neuroaudiology, hearing and balance disorders, auditory processing disorders. Clinical interests include geriatric audiology and noise induced hearing loss.
Susan M. Holden, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Clinical Specialties: Hearing aid evaluation and dispensing, SoundBite evaluation and fittings, pediatric and geriatric audiology, vestibular testing, evoked potentials, newborn diagnostic testing.
Lauren Gene McGrath, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Clinical Specialties: Newborn hearing screenings in Well-nursery and NICU, diagnostic audiologic testing with patients of all ages, vestibular testing, evoked potentials.
Meghan Murphy, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Clinical Specialties: Diagnostic audiological testing with patients of all ages, hearing aids, vestibular testing, evoked potentials
Hadas Golan B.Ed. Mus. MS/CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist specializes in the care of the Professional Voice
Registered Buteyko Breathing Educator and Trainer, Member ASCH (American Society of Clinical Hypnosis)
Clinical Interests: Care of the Professional Voice, Muscle Tension Dysphonia, Breathing Disorders, Clinical Hypnosis
Meredith Bosley O'Dea, MS, CCC-SLP
Clinical Interests: include voice and swallowing disorders, head and neck cancer, alaryngeal rehabilitation, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing, clinical research
Edel Mc Nally, MS, CCC-SLP
Clinical Interests: Speech, voice and swallowing disorders. stroke, brain injury, head and neck cancer, Clinical research and FEES procedure
Rebecca Scheel, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Department of Otolaryngology, Voice and Swallowing Center, Interim Director
Speech Language Pathologist
Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
Clinical interests include feeding and swallowing disorders, head and neck cancer, stroke, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing, clinical research
Michael J. Walsh, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Clinical Interests: Clinical experience with speech, swallowing and voice disorders
Gintas Krisciunas, MPH, MA
Research Scientist, Lecturer, Member of BUMC IRB
Specializing in outcomes research with an emphasis on head and neck cancer and dysphagia outcomes. Develops and executes clinical outcomes research sponsored by the NIH and industry partners.
Malia Frazier, NP
Jessica Lizotte, NP
Evelyn Dinatale, RN