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Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

The Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Team

Gregory A Grillone, MD
Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Special Interests:

Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Head and Neck, Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery for Head and Neck Tumors, Laryngeal, Voice and Swallowing Disorders, Surgical Treatment of Sleep Apnea, Diseases of the Trachea and Esophagus

Jacob P Noordzij, MD
Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs for Otolaryngology
Professor of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests:

Hoarseness, Parathyroid, Thyroid, Voice problem, Zenker's

Avner Aliphas, MD
Assistant Professor

Christopher D Brook, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Special Interests: Chronic Sinusitis, Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Allergic Rhinitis, Benign and Malignant Tumors Of The Paranasal Sinuses and Skull Base, Repair of CSF Leaks, Surgical Management of Pituitary Tumors

Michael B Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests:

Pediatric Otolaryngology, Chronic Sinusitis, Allergy, Salivary Gland Disorders, Snoring and Sleep Surgery

Anand K Devaiah, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery (Joint Appointment)
Special Interests:

Endoscopic minimally invasive skull base surgery; Otologic/vestibular disorders; Lateral skull base diseases and tumors; Anterior skull base tumors/paranasal sinus diseases; Head and neck surgery; Head and neck cancer; General otolaryngology

Waleed H Ezzat, MD
Director, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Microvascular surgery; Head and neck reconstructive surgery; Facial trauma; Head and neck cancer; Facial paralysis; Facial plastic surgery; Facial cosmetic surgery

Kenneth M Grundfast, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Special Interests:

Ear and hearing disorders, Sudden hearing loss, Dizziness, Vertigo, Tinnitus

Jessica R Levi, MD
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology; Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests:

Pediatric Neck Masses, Pediatric Airway Problems or Noisy Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sinusitis or Nasal Congestion, Pediatric Cysts of the Neck/Face

Michael P Platt, MD, MSc
Associate Professor, Residency Program Director
Special Interests:

Sinusitis, Nasal Polyps, CSF Leak, Sinus Mass, Deviated Septum

Jeremy D Richmon, MD

Jeffrey H Spiegel, MD
Chief, Facial Plastic Surgery Program; Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests:

Rhinoplasty - nose job, Facelift, Blepharoplasty, Facial Plastic Surgery, Botox and Juvederm and Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery

Peter C Weber, MD
Special Interests: Cochlear implants & other implantable hearing devices, hearing loss disorders, acoustic neuroma, cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, facial nerve disorders, chronic ear infections, tinnitus, vertigo, dizziness, glomus & other skull base tumors

Nicholas P Simms, PA-C
Physician Assistant of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine


Elaine Almquist, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Ricole Haden, FAAA, CCC-A, ABA

Kristin Hartman-Joshi, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Alexa Kozak Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Lori Russo MS, CCC-A, FAAA

Stephanie Waryasz, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA


Marianna Driscoll, NP 

Susan Griever, NP

Brandy Kenner Keefe, FNP

Jennifer Lauver, RN

Jessica Lizotte, NP

Ann Poulsen, RN

Voice and Swallowing (Throat Problems)

James Borders MS CCC-SLP

Vince Casbarro MS CCC-SLP

Hadas Golan, MS, SLP

Edel McNally, MS, SLP

Meredith O’Dea, MS, CCC-SLP

Rebecca Scheel, MS, SLP

Michael Walsh, M.Ed., SLP

Gintas Krisciunas, MPH, MA

Jessica M Pisegna, PhD, MS-CCC-SLP, MEd
Director of Speech Language Pathology
Special Interests: Dysphagia (swallowing problems), Dysphonia (voice problems), Cognitive deficits and Aphasia (language problems), Reflux-related disorders


Laura R Garcia-Rodriguez, MD
Special Interests: Scar Revision, Facial Feminization, Botox/Fillers, Rhinoplasty, Maxillofacial Trauma

Zimmern Wang, MD