Harvard Medical School Department of Otolaryngology Research Areas

Our investigators work alongside clinical fellows, research fellows, otolaryngology residents, doctoral students and research staff to probe basic biology and to develop leading-edge treatments for disorders of the ear, nose, brain, head and neck.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Facial nerve disorders, aesthetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery, dermatologic conditions, laser/tissue interaction and more.

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Sinus and Nasal Disorders

sinusChronic rhinosinusitis, nasal polyp disease, sinus surgery, functional rhinoplasty, the olfactory system and more.

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Head and Neck

Head and Neck

Advancing treatment for cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, salivary glands and thyroid and parathyroid glands.

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vestibular research

Dedicated to overcoming the limitations of clinical vestibular testing and improving diagnoses.

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Hearing and Deafness

hearingFocusing on the connection between cochlear dysfunction, restorative therapies, and hearing abilities in human subjects.

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Voice and Speech

voice and speech

Working toward new techniques in voice restoration to improve quality of life for patients with voice disorders.

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