Mass. Eye and Ear, Wellesley opens new Ear, Nose, Throat and Hearing Care Service

September 19, 2016
MEE Wellesley

Media Contacts:
Suzanne Day
Media Relations, Mass. Eye and Ear

Wellesley, Mass. —  Massachusetts Eye and Ear opened a new otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat) practice at 65 Walnut Street in Wellesley, Mass., on September 19. Mass. Eye and Ear, Wellesley is the hospital’s 18th location designed to bring the expertise of Mass. Eye and Ear specialists to the surrounding greater Boston area.

The Wellesley location offers a full range of pediatric and adult ear, nose and throat care services, including sinus treatment and surgery, voice and swallowing disorder management and head and neck cancer surgery.

The location also includes a full hearing care center, providing state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and hearing rehabilitation through the latest technologies in hearing aids and other assistive devices.

“We are very pleased to offer a full range of ear, nose and throat services at Mass. Eye and Ear, Wellesley,” said Samir M. Bhatt, M.D., Medical Director of Mass. Eye and Ear, Wellesley. “We look forward to providing accessible, convenient and specialized care to children and adults in the Wellesley community.

Dr. Bhatt, who trained at Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School, is board-certified in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and brings more than 20 years of clinical care and leadership to Mass. Eye and Ear, Wellesley. He will be joined by board-certified otolaryngologists Gillian R. Diercks, M.D., MPH, Maynard Hansen, M.D., FACS, Brian J. Park, M.D., Mark Rounds, M.D., as well as audiologist Maryann Heider, Au.D., CCC-A.

To learn more about the new Mass. Eye Ear, Wellesley location at 65 Walnut Street, please visit

About Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Mass. Eye and Ear clinicians and scientists are driven by a mission to find cures for blindness, deafness and diseases of the head and neck.  Now united with Schepens Eye Research Institute, Mass. Eye and Ear is the world's largest vision and hearing research center, developing new treatments and cures through discovery and innovation. Mass. Eye and Ear is a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital and trains future medical leaders in ophthalmology and otolaryngology, through residency as well as clinical and research fellowships.  Internationally acclaimed since its founding in 1824, Mass. Eye and Ear employs full-time, board-certified physicians who offer high-quality and affordable specialty care that ranges from the routine to the very complex. In the 2015–2016 “Best Hospitals Survey,” U.S. News & World Report ranked Mass. Eye and Ear #1 in the nation for ear, nose and throat care and #1 in the Northeast for eye care. For more information about life-changing care and research, or to learn how you can help, please visit