Roger Nuss, MD, FACS

Roger Nuss, MD

Associate in Otolaryngology

Assistant Professor of Otology and Laryngology

    Contact: 617-355-5116
  • Fax: 617-730-0320

Medical Services


  • Laryngeal and Voice Disorders
  • Branchial cleft anomalies
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst


  • Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement


  • English


  • Voice and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-5116 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education


Medical School

Harvard Medical School,

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA


University of Massachusetts Medical Center,

Worcester, MA


Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary,

Boston, MA


  • American Board of Otolaryngology


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  1. Chang DT, Irace AL, Kawai K, Rogers-Vizena CR, Nuss R, Adil EA. Nasal septal perforation in children: Presentation, etiology, and management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jan; 92:176-180.
  2. Hseu A, Sandler M, Ericson D, Ayele N, Kawai K, Nuss R. Paradoxical vocal fold motion in children presenting with exercise induced dyspnea. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Nov; 90:165-169.
  3. Strychowsky JE, Albert D, Chan K, Cheng A, Daniel SJ, De Alarcon A, Garabedian N, Hart C, Hartnick C, Inglis A, Jacobs I, Kleinman ME, Mehta NM, Nicollas R, Nuss R, Pransky S, Russell J, Rutter M, Schilder A, Thompson D, Triglia JM, Volk M, Ward B, Watters K, Wyatt M, Zalzal G, Zur K, Rahbar R. International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG) consensus recommendations: Routine peri-operative pediatric tracheotomy care. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Jul; 86:250-5.
  4. Hseu A, Recko T, Jennings R, Nuss R. Upper Airway Anomalies in Congenital Tracheoesophageal Fistula and Esophageal Atresia Patients. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Oct; 124(10):808-13.
  5. Nardone HC, Recko T, Huang L, Nuss RC. A retrospective review of the progression of pediatric vocal fold nodules. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Mar; 140(3):233-6.
  6. Nuss RC, Ward J, Recko T, Huang L, Woodnorth GH. Validation of a pediatric vocal fold nodule rating scale based on digital video images. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Jan; 121(1):1-6.
  7. McComb RW, Marrinan EM, Nuss RC, Labrie RA, Mulliken JB, Padwa BL. Predictors of velopharyngeal insufficiency after Le Fort I maxillary advancement in patients with cleft palate. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Aug; 69(8):2226-32.
  8. Quesnel AM, Lee GS, Nuss RC, Volk MS, Jones DT, Rahbar R. Minimally invasive endoscopic management of subglottic stenosis in children: success and failure. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 May; 75(5):652-6.
  9. 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.
  10. Shah RK, Feldman HA, Nuss RC. A grading scale for pediatric vocal fold nodules. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Feb; 136(2):193-7.
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  12. Rahbar R, Rouillon I, Roger G, Lin A, Nuss RC, Denoyelle F, McGill TJ, Healy GB, Garabedian EN. The presentation and management of laryngeal cleft: a 10-year experience. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Dec; 132(12):1335-41.
  13. 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.
  14. Doria AS, Lundin B, Kilcoyne RF, Babyn PS, Miller S, Nuss R, Rivard G, Stephens D, Pettersson H. Reliability of progressive and additive MRI scoring systems for evaluation of haemophilic arthropathy in children: expert MRI Working Group of the International Prophylaxis Study Group. Haemophilia. 2005 May; 11(3):245-53.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Manco-Johnson MJ, Pettersson H, Petrini P, Babyn PS, Bergstrom BM, Bradley CS, Doria AS, Feldman BM, Funk S, Hilliard P, Kilcoyne R, Lundin B, Nuss R, Rivard G, Schoenmakers MA, Van den Berg M, Wiedel J, Zourikian N, Blanchette VS. Physical therapy and imaging outcome measures in a haemophilia population treated with factor prophylaxis: current status and future directions. Haemophilia. 2004 Oct; 10 Suppl 4:88-93.
  18. Rahbar R, Jones DT, Nuss RC, Roberson DW, Kenna MA, McGill TJ, Healy GB. The role of mitomycin in the prevention and treatment of scar formation in the pediatric aerodigestive tract: friend or foe? Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Apr; 128(4):401-6.
  19. Nuss R, Soucie JM, Evatt B. Changes in the occurrence of and risk factors for hemophilia-associated intracranial hemorrhage. Am J Hematol. 2001 Sep; 68(1):37-42.
  20. Josephson C, Nuss R, Jacobson L, Hacker MR, Murphy J, Weinberg A, Manco-Johnson MJ. The varicella-autoantibody syndrome. Pediatr Res. 2001 Sep; 50(3):345-52.
  21. Nuss R, Kilcoyne RF, Rivard GE, Murphy J. Late clinical, plain X-ray and magnetic resonance imaging findings in haemophilic joints treated with radiosynoviorthesis. Haemophilia. 2000 Nov; 6(6):658-63.
  22. Soucie JM, Nuss R, Evatt B, Abdelhak A, Cowan L, Hill H, Kolakoski M, Wilber N. Mortality among males with hemophilia: relations with source of medical care. The Hemophilia Surveillance System Project Investigators. Blood. 2000 Jul 15; 96(2):437-42.
  23. Nuss R, Kilcoyne RF, Geraghty S, Shroyer AL, Rosky JW, Mawhinney S, Wiedel J, Manco-Johnson M. MRI findings in haemophilic joints treated with radiosynoviorthesis with development of an MRI scale of joint damage. Haemophilia. 2000 May; 6(3):162-9.
  24. Manco-Johnson MJ, Nuss R, Hays T, Krupski W, Drose J, Manco-Johnson ML. Combined thrombolytic and anticoagulant therapy for venous thrombosis in children. J Pediatr. 2000 Apr; 136(4):446-53.
  25. Cheyne HA, Nuss RC, Hillman RE. Electroglottography in the pediatric population. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999 Oct; 125(10):1105-8.
  26. Cotter CS, Jones DT, Nuss RC, Jonas R. Management of distal tracheal stenosis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999 Mar; 125(3):325-8.
  27. Nuss R, Hedegaard H, Riske B, Hoffman R, Michael S, Manco-Johnson M. Medical care for haemophilia. Haemophilia. 1998 Nov; 4(6):806-11.
  28. Sifontes MT, Nuss R, Hunger SP, Waters J, Jacobson LJ, Manco-Johnson M. Activated protein C resistance and the factor V Leiden mutation in children with thrombosis. Am J Hematol. 1998 Jan; 57(1):29-32.
  29. Nuss R, Stultz J, Remafedi G, Lloyd Schulz S, Cohen A. Health care provider and self-assessment of health status and sexual behaviour in HIV-seropositive young men with haemophilia. Haemophilia. 1997 Oct; 3(4):270-6.
  30. Sifontes MT, Nuss R, Hunger SP, Wilimas J, Jacobson LJ, Manco-Johnson MJ. The factor V Leiden mutation in children with cancer and thrombosis. Br J Haematol. 1997 Mar; 96(3):484-9.
  31. Megerian CA, McKenna MJ, Nuss RC, Maniglia AJ, Ojemann RG, Pilch BZ, Nadol JB. Endolymphatic sac tumors: histopathologic confirmation, clinical characterization, and implication in von Hippel-Lindau disease. Laryngoscope. 1995 Aug; 105(8 Pt 1):801-8.
  32. Nuss R, Hays T, Manco-Johnson M. Childhood thrombosis. Pediatrics. 1995 Aug; 96(2 Pt 1):291-4.
  33. Nuss R, Hays T, Manco-Johnson M. Efficacy and safety of heparin anticoagulation for neonatal renal vein thrombosis. Am J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 1994 May; 16(2):127-31.
  34. Sarkar R, Fabian RL, Nuss RC, Puliafito CA. Plasma-mediated excimer laser ablation of bone: a potential microsurgical tool. Am J Otolaryngol. 1989 Mar-Apr; 10(2):76-84.
  35. Benrubi GI, Shannon J, Glazer J, Nuss RC. Cervical human papilloma virus infection: is treatment possible? J Fla Med Assoc. 1988 Dec; 75(12):799-800.
  36. Nuss RC, Fabian RL, Sarkar R, Puliafito CA. Infrared laser bone ablation. Lasers Surg Med. 1988; 8(4):381-91.
  37. Nuss RC, Puliafito CA, Dehm E. Unscheduled DNA synthesis following excimer laser ablation of the cornea in vivo. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1987 Feb; 28(2):287-94.
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