Dunia E. Abdul-Aziz, M.D.

Staff Physician, Mass. Eye and Ear

Instructor in Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School

Specialties

Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

Otology and Neurotology

Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Main Campus
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Fax: 617-573-3914
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Newton
2000 Washington Street
Newton-Wellesley Campus, Green Building Suite 668
Newton, MA 02462
Fax: 617-573-3914
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Wellesley
65 Walnut Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Fax: 617-573-3914
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Accepting New Patients
Accepting Pediatric Patients

Overview

Biography

Dr. Dunia Abdul-Aziz is a board-certified otolaryngologist specializing in otology and neurotology, who sees patients at our main campus as well as at our Newton and Wellesley locations.

She received her bachelor’s degree in biochemical sciences from Harvard University and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, jointly with MIT, as part of the combined Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program. She completed her internship in general surgery at Mass General, followed by her residency in otolaryngology and fellowship in neurotology skull base surgery at Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School. She now serves on the faculty of Harvard Medical School as an Instructor in Otolaryngology. 

Her clinical interests include hearing loss, chronic ear disease, eustachian tube disorders, vestibular disorders, and tumors and other diseases involving the lateral skull base. She has also developed the clinical skills for management of superior semicircular canal dehiscence and performance of transcanal endoscopic ear surgery. 

Concurrent with her clinical activities, she is involved in basic science research focused on sensory hair cell regeneration, seeking to understand and target fundamental developmental pathways to restore hearing.


Select Publications

Temporal bone computed tomography findings associated with feasibility of endoscopic ear surgery. Abdul-Aziz D, Kozin ED, Lin BM, Wong K, Shah PV, Remenschneider AK, Landegger LD, Juliano AF, Cohen MS, Lee DJ. Am J Otolaryngol. 2017 Jun 14;pii:S0196–0709(17)30333–2.

Global health-related publications in otolaryngology are increasing. Chambers KJ, Creighton F, Abdul-Aziz D, Cheney M, Randolph GW. Laryngoscope. 2015 Apr;125(4):848–51.

Surgical management of cervical chyloma following parathyroidectomy. Abdul-Aziz D, Tierney H, Deschler D. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2011;38:528–531.

Folding and binding integrity of variants of a prototype ligand-binding module from the LDL receptor possessing multiple alanine substitutions. Abdul-Aziz D, Fisher C, Beglova N, and Blacklow SC. Biochemistry. 2005;44(13):5075–5086.

A two-module region of the low-density lipoprotein receptor sufficient for formation of complexes with apolipoprotein E ligands. Fisher C, Abdul-Aziz D, Blacklow SC. Biochemistry. 2004;43(4):1037–1044.

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Education

Education

  • Harvard Medical School/MIT, M.D.

Internship

  • Massachusetts General Hospital (General Surgery)

Residency

  • Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School (Otolaryngology)

Fellowship

  • Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School (Neurotology)