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Researcher | Research Overview

Roger Nuss' research interests focus upon pediatric laryngology and voice disorders. Currently, he is developing grading scales to describe vocal fold nodules in children, and studying the long-term outcomes of children with vocal fold nodules. Additional research interests include management of vocal fold immobility and airway scarring. 

Researcher | Research Background

Roger Nuss received a BS degree in Engineering from Swarthmore College, and his MD degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed an internship in Surgery at University of Massachusetts Medical School, a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Childrens Hospital Boston. He is active on staff at Childrens Hospital Boston, directs the Voice Clinic and co-directs the Velopharygneal Dysfunction Clinic.

Selected Publications

  1.  Nuss RC, Ward J, Huang L, Volk M, Woodnorth GH. Correlation of vocal fold nodule size in children and perceptual assessment of voice quality. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2010 Oct;119(10):651-5.
  2.  Shah RK, Feldman HA, Nuss RC. A grading scale for pediatric vocal fold nodules. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Feb;136(2):193-7.
  3.  Shah RK, Harvey-Woodnorth G, Glynn A, Nuss RC. Perceptual voice characteristics in pediatric unilateral vocal fold paralysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Apr;134(4):618-21.
  4.  Shah RK, Woodnorth GH, Glynn A, Nuss RC. Pediatric vocal nodules: correlation with perceptual voice analysis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 Jul;69(7):903-9. Epub 2005 Mar 16.
  5.  Rahbar R, Litrovnik BG, Vargas SO, Robson CD, Nuss RC, Irons MB, McGill TJ, Healy GB. The biology and management of laryngeal neurofibroma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 Dec;130(12):1400-6.

Researcher | Publications