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Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

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Scharukh Jalisi, MD, FACS


Call: 617.638.8124
Fax: 617.414.4953


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


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)


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

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

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

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



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Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
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Ground Floor
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

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