Paul Konowitz, MD, FACS
Paul Konowitz, MD, FACS
Division Chief, Otolaryngology Suburban Centers
Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Quincy, MAPhone: 617-774-1717
About Paul Konowitz, MD, FACS
Based at Mass. Eye and Ear, Quincy, Dr. Konowitz has a primary clinical interest that involves surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands with intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring. He has travelled to Kenya and India to perform thyroid surgery and teach local physicians. His surgical volume has contributed significantly to the recent milestone of more than 3,000 thyroid surgical procedures being performed using intraoperative nerve monitoring at Mass. Eye and Ear.
In 2011, Dr. Konowitz was awarded the William W. Montgomery teaching award for his many years of teaching thyroid and parathyroid surgery to Harvard Otolaryngology residents. He co-founded and serves as co-director of an innovative teaching program at Mass. Eye and Ear, Quality, Humanism, and Professionalism (QHP). It is dedicated to ongoing post-graduate education for practicing physicians, as well as those in training on these important themes.
As the Division Chief of Otolaryngology Suburban Centers, he oversees the growth and operations of Mass. Eye and Ear's suburban centers.
- Adult and pediatric otolaryngology
- Evaluation and management of sleep apnea
- Medical and surgical treatment of chronic sinusitis
- Parathyroid surgery
- Thyroid surgery
- Adult & Pediatrics
Mass. Eye and Ear at Quincy
500 Congress St.
Quincy, MA 02169
- MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
- Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center
American Board Certifications
- Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology
Accepted Insurance Plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - other
- Medicare ACO - ACD
- Medicare ACO - PBO
- Tufts Health Plan
Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.
Konowitz PM, Petrossian GA, Rose DN. The underreporting of disease and physicians' knowledge of reporting requirements. Public Health Rep. 1984;99(1):31-5.
Konowitz PM, Lawson W, Som PM, Urken ML, Breakstone BA, Biller HF. Laryngeal paraganglioma: Update on diagnosis and treatment. Laryngoscope. 1988;98(1)40-9.
Konowitz PM, Biller HF. Diverticulopexy and cricopharyngeal myotomy: treatment for the high-risk patient with a pharyngoesophageal (Zenker's) diverticulum. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1989;100(2):146-53.
Konowitz PM, Riess, Helen, Kelley, JM, Bailey, R; Gray, ST: Improving Empathy and Relational Skills in Otolaryngology Residents: A Pilot Study; Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surgery. 2011, 144(1)120-122.
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