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Christopher Hartnick, MD
Christopher Hartnick, MD
Director, Pediatric Airway, Voice, and Swallowing Center
Harvard Medical School Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Mass. Eye and Ear, Main Campus
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114 - 3002
- MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva Uni
- Newton-Wellesley Hospital
- Residency, Montefiore Hospital & Medical Center
- Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
- Fellowship, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology
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Dr. Hartnick has varied research interests in the Pediatric Otolaryngology arena. Prominent projects and interests include voice therapy and the treatment of vocal fold paralysis, airway narrowing, laryngeal papilloma, and tympanic membrane perforation.
Maturo S, Hartnick CJ. The vocal fold retractor: A useful tool for diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal and tracheal pathology. Laryngoscope Aug 2010.
Scott AR, Chong PS, Hartnick CJ, Randolph GW. Spontaneous and evoked laryngeal electromyography of the thyroarytenoid muscles: a canine model for intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Jan 2010; 119(1): 54-63.
Maturo S, Hartnick CJ. Use of 532-nm pulsed potassium titanyl phosphate laser and adjuvant intralesional bevacizumab for aggressive respiratory papillomatosis in children: initial experience. Arch Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg Jun 2010; 136(6) : 561-5.
Wieland AM, Sundback CA, Hart A, Kulig K, Masiakos PT, Hartnick CJ. Poly(glycerol sebacate)-engineered plugs to repair chronic tympanic membrane perforations in a chinchilla model. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg Jul 2010; 143(1): 127-33.
Brigger MT, Ashland JE, Hartnick CJ. Injection pharyngoplasty with calcium hydroxylapatite for velopharyngeal insufficiency: patient selection and technique. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg Jul 2010; 136 (7) : 666-70.