Michael D. Otremba, M.D.


Clinical Instructor in Otolaryngology, Part-time, Harvard Medical School


General Otolaryngology (Adults and Kids)

2000 Washington Street
Newton-Wellesley Campus, Green Building Suite 668
Newton, MA 02462
Phone: 617-630-1699
Fax: 617-573-6834

Wednesdays, 8:00 am–5:00 pm

65 Walnut Street
Suite 590
Wellesley, MA 02481
Phone: 617-630-1699
Fax: 617-573-6834

Mondays and Fridays, 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Accepting New Patients
Accepting Pediatric Patients



Dr. Michael Otremba is a general otolaryngologist who sees patients at our Newton and Wellesley locations. He cares for a broad range of patients, including adults and pediatrics, and treats a variety of pathology from head and neck cancer to chronic ear disease. 

He earned his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, where he also completed his general surgery internship and residency in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery.

Select Publications

Extracapsular extension is not a significant prognostic indicator in non-squamous cancers of the major salivary glands. Cheraghlou S, Kuo P, Otremba M, Mehra S, Yarbrough W, Judson B. Cancers of the Head and Neck. Accepted. 

Prognostic value of lymph node yield and density in head and neck malignancies: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cheraghlou S, Otremba M, Kuo P, Agogo G, Hersey D, Mehra S, Yarbrough W, Judson B. Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. 2018 Jun; 1588(6):1016–1023.

Treatment deintensification in human papillomavirus positive oropharynx cancer: Outcomes from the National Cancer Database. Cheraghlou S, Kuo P, Otremba M, Zogg C, Mehra S, Yarbrough W, Judson B. Cancer. 2018 Feb 15;124(4):717–726.

Hospitals as debtors prisons. Otremba M, Berland G, Amon, J. The Lancet Global Health. 2015 May;3(5)e253–254.

Maxillary swing approach for extended infratemporal fossa tumors. Otremba M, Adam S, Omay S, Lowlicht R, Bulsara K, Judson, B. The Laryngoscope. 2013 July;123(7)1607–1611.

Parotid gland lymphoma: Prognostic analysis of 2,140 patients. Feinstein A, Ciarleglio M, Cong X, Otremba M, Judson B. The Laryngoscope. 2013 May;123(5):1199–203.

Appearance of the epiglottis during upper airway sonography. Otremba M, Millet J, Abrahams J, Scoutt LM, Bianchi M. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2012 Aug;31(8):1298–300.

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  • Yale University School of Medicine, M.D.


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital (Surgery)


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital (Otolaryngology)