Stacey T. Gray, M.D.

Program Director, Harvard Otolaryngology Residency Program

Director, Sinus Center, Mass. Eye and Ear

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School


Sinus and Nasal Disorders

Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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Boston, MA 02114
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Dr. Stacey Gray is an otolaryngologist with fellowship training in rhinology and endoscopic sinonasal and skull base surgery. She received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1999. She completed her residency in otolaryngology—head and neck surgery at Harvard Medical School in 2004 and her fellowship in rhinology and endoscopic sinus surgery at Mass. Eye and Ear in 2005. She then joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School and the surgical staff at Mass. Eye and Ear in 2005. Now, Dr. Gray is the Director of the Sinus Center at Mass. Eye and Ear, is the co-director of the Harvard Rhinology and Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, and is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School. She also serves as the Program Director of the Harvard Otolaryngology Residency Program.

Dr. Gray, alongside Dr. Eric Holbrook, developed the Sinus Center at Mass. Eye and Ear, which she now directs, with the goal to synthesize comprehensive management for patients presenting with complex chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). Each year, the Sinus Center treats more than 10,000 patients.

Dr. Gray has been an invited speaker at national and international meetings to lecture on endoscopic management of sinonasal and skull base pathology as well as surgical education and has published more than 60 peer-reviewed papers in the field. She serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy, the Instructional Course Advisory Committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, and as Chair of the Membership Committee of the American Rhinologic Society. In 2015, she was the recipient of the Harvard Medical School Young Mentor Award for her contributions to teaching and education.

Dr. Gray’s clinical interests include diseases of the nose and sinuses and endoscopic approaches to the skull base. Her research interests focus on improving outcomes for patients with complicated rhinologic or skull base disorders in addition to the treatment of patients with prior radiation therapy for sinonasal malignancies. Her research interests also include improvements in residency education.

Select Publications

Clinical Consensus Statement: Septoplasty with or without Inferior Turbinoplasty. Han JK, Stringer SP, Rosenfeld RM, Archer SM, Baker DP, Brown SM, Edelstein DR, Gray ST, Lian TS, Ross EJ, Seiden AM, Setzen MM, Tollefson TT, Ward PD, Welch KC, Wise SK, Nnacheta LC. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. PMID: 26527752.

Increased resident research over an 18 year period: A single institution’s experience. Chen JX, Kozin ED, Sethi RKV, Remenschneider AK, Emerick KS, Gray ST. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Sep;153(3):350-6. E pub 2015 Jun 12. PMID: 26070509.

Endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis in patients previously treated for sinonasal malignancy. Gray ST, Lin DT, Sadow PM, Sedaghat AR. Laryngoscope. 2016 Feb;126(2):304-15. Epub 2015 Aug 26. PMID: 26309057.

Triological Society Thesis; Triological Society Best Practice Paper
Invasive fungal disease of the sinus and orbit: A comparison between mucormycosis and aspergillus. Trief D, Gray ST, Jakobiec FA, Durand ML, Fay A, Freitag SK, Lee NG, Lefebvre DR, Holbrook E, Bleier B, Sadow P, Rashid A, Chhabra N, Yoon MK. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2016 Feb;100(2):184-8. Epub 2015 Jun 25. PMID: 26112869.

Impact of day of week on outcomes of endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis. Sedaghat AR, Metson R, Gray ST. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2015 Sep; 29(5):378-82. PMID: 26358351.

The impact of surgical trainee participation on sinus surgery outcomes. Meier JC, Remenschneider AK, Gray ST, Holbrook EH, Gliklich RE, Metson R. Laryngoscope. 2016 Feb;126(2):316-21. Epub 2015 Sep 11. PMID: 26360316.

Cost-benefit analysis of an otolaryngology emergency room using a contingent valuation approach. Naunheim MR, Kozin ED, Sethi RK, Ota HG, Gray ST, Shrime MG. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Oct; 153(4):575-81. Epub 2015 Jul 27. PMID: 26216886.

Surgical risk factors for recurrence of inverted papilloma. Healy DY, Chhabra N, Metson R, Holbrook EH, Gray ST. Laryngoscope. 2016 Apr;126(4):796-801. Epub 2015 Sep 15. PMID: 26372045.

Measuring non-technical aspects of surgical clinician development in an otolaryngology residency training program. Shin JJ, Cunningham MJ, Emerick KS, Gray ST. JAMA Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. 2016 Feb 25. [epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26913378.

Aeroallergen sensitivities and development of chronic rhinosinusitis in thirteen adults who initially had allergic rhinitis. Sedaghat AR, Phillips K, Gray ST, Caradonna D. Clin Otolaryngol. 2016 Mar 4. [epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26939999.

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  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, M.D.


  • Harvard Medical School (General Surgery)


  • Harvard Medical School (Otolaryngology)


  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Rhinology and Sinus Surgery)