David J. Lesnik, M.D.

Instructor in Otolaryngology, Part-time, Harvard Medical School



Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Service

Thyroid and Parathyroid


Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1 Montvale Avenue
Stoneham, MA 02180
Phone: 781-279-0971
Fax: 617-573-5646
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



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Clinical Interests

Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring, Minimally invasive thyroid/parathyroid surgery, Laryngology and Voice, Head and Neck Cancer, Nasal and Sinus Disorders

Current Research

Use of CT and Ultrasound imaging for optimal localization of lymph node metastasis in thyroid cancer, Fluid thyroglobulin measurements in diagnosis and treatment of neck masses, Recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring in thyroid and parathyroid surgery

Select Publications

Lesnik DJ, Brandao LG, Randolph GW. "Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring in Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery: Technique for the NIM 2 System". In Cernea, CR (Ed): Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery. Switzerland, Karger, 2008, pp 6-7.

Lesnik, DJ, Randolph, GW. "Benign Thyroid Disorders", In Arora, A (Ed): Practical Manual of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease. UK, Blackwell Publishing, 2008.

Lesnik, DJ, Randolph, GW. "Management of the Laryngeal Nerves and Voice", In Hubbard et al (Eds): Endocrine Surgery. New York, Springer Publishing, 2008.

A complete list of research publications can be seen at www.pubmed.gov.



  • Medical College of Pennsylvania, M.D.


  • Yale University School of Medicine (General Surgery)


  • Yale University School of Medicine (Otolaryngology)


  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary