Richard E. Gliklich, M.D.

Director, Clinical Outcomes Research Unit

Leffenfeld Professor of Otolaryngology, Part-time, Harvard Medical School


Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Main Campus
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-573-4105
Fax: 617-573-3727
Wednesdays from 8am to 4pm



Clinical Interests

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Select Publications

Survey of Real-World Research Workforce, Training, and Education Report from the DIA Real-World Outcomes Task Force. Gliklich R, Glennie J, Mattox PW, Graff JS, Garner S, Marrone CM, et al. Drug Information Journal 2012; 46:185-191

Why observational studies should be among the tools used in comparative effectiveness research.Dreyer NA, Tunis SR, Berger M, Ollendorf D, Mattox P, Gliklich R. Health Aff (Millwood) 2010; 29(10):1818-25

Prepare for the long haul of drug monitoring. Gliklich R. Nat Med 2010; 16(8):848

GRACE principles: recognizing high-quality observational studies of comparative effectiveness. Dreyer NA, Schneeweiss S, McNeil BJ, Berger ML, Walker AM, Ollendorf DA, Gliklich RE. Am J Manag Care 2010; 16(6):467-71

Outcomes of fat injection laryngoplasty in unilateral vocal cord paralysis. Fang TJ, Li HY, Gliklich RE, Chen YH, Wang PC, Chuang HF. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010; 136(5):457-62

Patient registries. Gliklich R, Campion FX. MGMA Connex 2010; 10(1): 15-7

Epidemiology of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: The utility of a national registry. Gliklich RE, Wilson J. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:71-74, 2009,Suppl 1.

The American Orthopaedic Association's "own the bone" initiative to prevent secondary fractures. Tosi LL, Gliklich R, Kannan K, Koval KJ. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90(1):163-73.

Impacts of Shift-Work on Sleep Quality in a Taiwanese Factory. Fu-Jen Journal of Medicine. Hsu SY, Tu YW, Shih TS, Chen NH, Wang PC, Lin Y, Chen CW, Chen CJ, Lin JD, Li HY, Gliklich RE. 2007 Dec;5(4).

Good Practices for Handling Adverse Events Detected through Patient Registries. Dreyer NA, Sheth N, Trontell A, Gliklich RE. DIA Journal. 2008 Aug;5(42): 421-428.

A complete list of research publications can be seen at



  • Harvard Medical School, M.D.


  • Harvard Medical School (General Surgery)


  • Harvard Medical School (Otolaryngology)


  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Microvascular Surgery)