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Kenneth Grundfast, MD

Kenneth Grundfast, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Boston, MA

Professor of Otolaryngology, Boston University

Office Address

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  • 830 Harrison Ave
    Suite 1400
    Boston, MA 02118
    Phone: (617) 638-8124
    Fax: (617) 638-6424

Dr. Grundfast's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Otolaryngology (ENT): Pediatric Otolaryngology, General Otolaryngology/ENT

Dr. Grundfast's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • ChairmanChildren's National Medical Center
  • ChairmanBoston University School of Medicine
  • Clinical StaffUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryBoston University Medical Center
    Professor and Chairman (1999-Present); Professor of Pediatrics (2001)
  • Assistant Dean, Office of Student AffairsBoston University School of Medicine
  • Associate Director for Medical and Surgical SpecialtiesGeorgetown University Medical Center Satellite Offices
  • Interim ChairmanGeorgetown University Medical Center
  • Professor, Interim ChairGeorgetown University School of Medicine
    Washington, DC
  • ConsultantVeterans Administration Hospital
    Washington, DC
  • Physician (Full surgical privileges)Montgomery Surgery Center
    Rockville, MD
  • Active StaffWashington Hospital Center
  • ProfessorGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
    Washington, DC
    Assistant Professor (1980-1983); Associate Professor with Tenure (1983-1991)
  • Director, Ear and Hearing Disorders ClinicChildren's National Medical Center
    Washington, DC
    Chairman (1980-1994)
  • Professor of Otolaryngology and PediatricsGeorgetown University Medical Center
    Clinical Assistant Professor (1980-1988); Clinical Associate Professor (1988-1993); Clinical Professor (1993-1995)
  • Assistant Professor of OtolaryngologyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Staff OtolaryngologistChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Fellow in Pediatric Otolaryngology (1977-1978)
  • Clinical InstructorGeorgetown University School of Medicine
    Washington, DC
  • PhysicianNational Health Service Corps
    Washington, DC
  • Medical DirectorShaw Neighborhood Community Health Center
  • Lieutenant Commander, Commissioned CorpsU.S. Public Health Service

Dr. Grundfast's Education & Medical Training

  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical CenterResidency, Otolaryngology
  • Sibley Memorial HospitalSibley Memorial HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • Tufts Medical CenterTufts Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • SUNY Hlth Sci Ctr at Syracuse, Coll MedState University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityMedical School
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityOther Training, B.A., Liberal Arts
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityOther Training, B.A., Liberal Arts

Dr. Grundfast's Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • American Board of OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology

Dr. Grundfast's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Boston MagazineNamed among Top Doctors in the specialty of OtolaryngologyBoston Magazine, 2009
  • Southern Section of The Triological Society SouthernVice Presidential CitationSouthern Section of The Triological Society Southern, 2008
  • Boston University School of Medicine ChapterInducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor SocietyBoston University School of Medicine Chapter, 2006
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Dr. Grundfast's Publications & Presentations

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Books/Book Chapters

  • Decision-Making in Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders.Chapter: The Mass in the Neck in the Pediatric Age Group.
    Grundfast, KM, Regala, C
    Editors: Alper, C, Myers EN, Eibling DE.W.B. Saunders. Co.
    2001
  • The Pediatric Clinics of North AmericaChapter: A Stepwise Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hereditary Hearing Loss.
    Tomaski, SM, Grundfast, KM
    Editors: .W.B. Saunders. Co., Philadelphia, PA
    1999
  • Pediatric Otology and Neurotology

    Editors: Lalwani AK, Grundfast KM.J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA
    1998
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Abstracts/Posters

  • "Otologic manifestations of Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome."Lesperance MM, Grundfast KM, Rosenbaum KN, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, 11th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 5/8/1996
  • "Balancing pediatric otolaryngology training opportunities for fellows and residents at a children's hospital."Kenneth Grundfast, M.D., F.A.C.S, ZaIzal, GH, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Durango, CO, 5/27/1995
  • Fibrosarcoma of the infratemporal fossa in an eight-year-old girl.Grundfast KM, Current Opinion in Oncology, 1/1/1995
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Lectures

  • 2nd Annual Scary Cases ConferenceBoston University School of Medicine, Waltham, Massachusetts - 10/31/2012
  • "The Essence of Pediatric Otolaryngology Today-A Legacy from Sylvan Stool"Vail, CO - 2/5/2012
  • "Common Pediatric Otologic Dilemmas"Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Vail CO - 2/5/2012
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Other

  • "Ear Infections in Children."Kenneth Grundfast, M.D., F.A.C.S, Diane Rehm Radio Talk Show on WAMU-FM
    Washington, DC - 12/3/1987
  • Radio Interview: "Ear infections in children."Kenneth Grundfast, M.D., F.A.C.S, WAMU-FM
    12/1/1983

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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