Scharukh Jalisi , MD, MA, FACS
Director, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Skullbase Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology Ė Head and Neck Surgery & Department of Neurological Surgery
- Clinical (patient care) 617-638-8124
- Academic 617-638-7933
Head and Neck Cancer, Davinci Transoral Robotic Surgery, Open and Endoscopic Skullbase Surgery, Microvascular and Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Minimally invasive thyroidectomy, Sinus Disorders, Adult Laryngology, Airway Disorders and Reconstruction, Thyroid and Parathyroid disorders, and Care of Swallowing Disorders, Snoring
Disorders in which Dr. Jalisi has special expertise:
Skullbase surgery- traditional and minimally invasive endoscopic techniques
Head and Neck Cancer- throat, tonsil, tongue, laryngeal, nasopharyngeal cancer
Transoral Davinci Robotic Surgery
Cyberknife Radiosurgery for the Head and Neck and Skullbase tumors
Microvascular and Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Thyroid goiters and Parathyroid adenoma (hypercalcemia)
Minimally invasive endoscopic thyroid tumor removal- removal of thyroid tumors via small incisions and with help of telescopes.
Thyroid cancer, (papillary, follicular, anaplastic, medullary) extending into lymph nodes
Hoarseness in professional voice users including performing artists, educators, executives, clergy, lecturers, etc.
Airway stenosis including laryngotracheal reconstruction
Vocal fold paralysis/paresis (vocal cord weakness)
Benign vocal fold lesions including nodules (singerís nodes), polyps, cysts, papillomatosis, and granulomas
Parathyroid adenoma/hyperplasia requiring surgery using minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
Chronic Sinusitis- endoscopic sinus surgery, repair of Cerebrospinal fluid leaks (CSF)
Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery- 2005
Sub specialty certificate in Neuro-Otology- 2012
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Fellow in Head and Neck Oncology, Cranial Base Surgery, and Microvascular Surgery
Department of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Fellowship Directors: James Netterville, MD and Brian Burkey, MD
7/1/2004 to 6/30/2005
Clinical Research Training Program- Boston University, Boston, MA
National Institute of Health funded K-30 Training Program
Director: David Felson, MD
Masters in Clinical Investigation- Boston University, Boston, MA
Boston University, Boston, MA
Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
7/1/2000 to 6/30/2004
Administrative Chief Resident 7/1/2003- 6/30/2004
Boston University, Boston, MA
Surgical Residency Program
Chief of Service: James Becker, MD
Boston University, Boston, MA
Seven Year B.A/M.D Program
Castle Connolly Top Doctors- 2013
US News and World Report- Top Doctors 2012
Best of Boston Top Doctors 2012
Fellow of the Triological Society- 2012
Best of Boston Top Doctors 2011
Best of Boston Top Doctors 2010
Charles- Vaughan Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award 2008
Health Sciences Scholar- Boston University 2007
Didactic Teacher of the Year- Boston University and Tufts University Combined Didactics Program, Department of Otolaryngology- 2005.
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2004
Society of University Otolaryngologists- Resident Membership and Travel Award, 2003
Boston University Medical School Honors, 1995- 1999
Boston University Undergraduate: Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Deanís List, all semesters, 1992-95
Golden Key National Honor Society (Lifetime membership for outstanding scholastic achievement),
Major Administrative Responsibilities:
- Chair, Head and Neck Tumor Board, Boston University. (Organize and chair this weekly CME conference where patient care is discussed in multidisciplinary setting with Medical oncology, radiation oncology, rehabilitation, radiology, nuclear medicine, anesthesiology, dentistry, oral surgery and clinical trials office. Was able to grow this to the most successful tumor board for head and neck cancer in the Northeastern United States with an average of 12 cancer patients discussed per week)
- Member, Credentialing Committee, Boston Medical Center.
- Member, Volume Committee, Boston Medical Center
- Member, Committee on Cancer, Boston Medical Center
- Director, Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Skullbase Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Boston University, Boston MA. Organize monthly head and neck service meetings to improve outcomes and reduce length of stay. Educate nursing staff and allied services about safe management of head and neck patients. Have grown the head and neck service to the busiest head and neck surgery service in New England. The head and neck surgical oncology service was also named the service with the highest complexity (case- mix index) of all surgical specialties at Boston Medical Center in 2012.
- Supervision of head and neck surgical oncology nurse practitioner. Mentoring and training in care of the head and neck patient. Organize educational seminars for the nursing staff and nurse practioners.
- Assistant Physician Leader Patient Safety and Quality, Department of Otolaryngology, Boston University, Boston, MA (This involves creating processes to improve patient safety and quality of care rendered. Assess complications and perform root cause analysis and delineate educational protocol to prevent errors in the future)
- Co- Director: Inaugural Strong- Vaughan Educational Symposium: New Developments in Management of Thyroid, Voice and Swallowing Disorders- What the Practitioner Needs To Know. Boston University, Boston, MA. This symposium educated attendees about latest advancements in thyroid and voice disorders. Attendance 80, Evaluation- Excellent
- Co- Director, Foundations in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine. Seminar geared towards residents in training to educate them about current methods of facial trauma treatment. Attendance 25. Evaluation: Excellent
- President, Pakistan Association of Greater Boston (Actively involved in raising over $150,000 for humanitarian aid for flood victims through fund raising via private and corporate sponsors. Chaired monthly meetings and organized 12 events to showcase the community as a member of the American Society.)
- Director, ACOs and the Impact on Physicians and their Practices and Advocacy for the Physician, Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology, Waltham, MA. Seminar to educate physicians about upcoming regulatory changes in healthcare and how to practice cost effective medicine. Attendance: 110. Evaluation: excellent.
- Director, Better E&M Coding for the Otolaryngologist, Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology, Waltham, MA. Seminar to educate physicians about appropriate billing and coding practices. Attendance 85. Evaluation: Excellent
- Director, Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology Winter CME meeting, Waltham, MA- Survival Guide for Otolaryngologists and Health Care Reform in Massachusetts: What Physicians Need to Know. Seminar to educate physicians about upcoming regulatory changes in healthcare and how to survive in the new environment. Attendance: 100. Evaluation: Excellent.
- Member, Massachusetts State Committee on Oral Health- only otolaryngologist on this committee to help State funded insurances make decisions on funding oral health. Invitation based on national and regional reputation.
- Course Director- Free Tissue Transfer- An Update, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Toronto, ON, Canada. Course for otolaryngologists from the USA and interntational countries, Attendance: 80, Evaluations- excellent.
- Chair and Director, Management of Head and Neck Tumors and Reconstruction of the Head and Neck. Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center, Karachi, Pakistan, March 17-18 2009. Organized this seminar to train physicians in Pakistan on the treatment and management of head and neck cancers. Ran a fresh cadaver course with educational seminar and then performed live surgery on patients selected by local faculty. Attendance: 300, course evaluations- Excellent
- Invited to Participate as Panelist at a National Meeting, Rhinologic and Endoscopic Tips for the Otolaryngologist- Miniseminar. American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Boston. Attendance: 70. Course Evaluation Good. Co- panelists: Dr. Anand Devaiah (Associate Professor, Boston University), Dr. Carl Snyderman (Professor, University of Pittsburgh), Dr. Ralph Metson (Harvard University), Dr. Raj Sindwani (Cleveland Clinic Foundation). All participants are considered national leaders in the subject of endoscopic nasal surgery.
- Course Director and Panelist at a National Meeting, Economic Implications of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery- Implications for the head and neck surgeon now and in the future. American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, San Francisco. Attendance: 100. Course Evaluation 4/5 (Excellent). Co- panelists: Dr. Brian Burkey (Director and Professor, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation), Dr. Wayne Koch (Professor and Director, Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University) and Dr. Marion Couch, (Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Otolaryngology, University of Vermont). All participants are considered national leaders in the subject of health economics and head and neck surgical oncology.
- Invited to Participate as Panelist at a National Meeting, Applying PSQI (patient safety and quality initiative) Metrics and More. American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, San Francisco. Attendance: 100. Course Evaluation 5/5 (Excellent). Co- panelists: Dr. Rahul Shah (Associate Professor George Washington University), Dr. Brian Nussenbaum (Professor, Washington University), Dr. Lee Eisenberg (Associate Clinical Professor, Columbia University) All participants are considered national leaders in the subject of patient safety and quality.
- Invited to Participate as Panelist at a National Meeting. Society of University Otolaryngologists (SUO), Washington DC. Leadership Opportunities- Who will lead and how?. Attendance: 150 primarily Departmental Chairman, Residency Program Directors and leading national academicians. Evaluation: Excellent. Panelists included- Scharukh Jalisi, Robert Lorenz (Cleveland Clinic Foundation), James Arnold, MD (Chief and Professor, Otolaryngology, Rainbow Babies Childrens Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland), Scott Stringer, MD (Professor and Chairman, Dept of Otolaryngology, University of Mississippi Medical Center). Panel invitation to the otolaryngology leaders of national prominence. SUO is a society of academic leaders of the United States of America
- Director, Moderator and Invited to Participate as Panelist at a International Meeting, 24th National Conference of the Pakistan Society of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Karachi, Pakistan. December 14-17 2012. Invitation due to international reputation as a pioneer and leader in head and neck surgical oncology. Attendance 550, Course Evaluation: Excellent
- Course Director and Panelist at a National Meeting, Economic Implications of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery- Implications for the head and neck surgeon now and in the future. American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Washington DC. Attendance: 200. Course Evaluation 4.7/5 (Excellent). Co- panelists: Dr. Brian Burkey (Director and Professor, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation) and Dr. Marion Couch, (Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Otolaryngology, University of Vermont). All participants are considered national leaders in the subject of health economics and head and neck surgical oncology.
Member, Committee on Research Education, Head and Neck Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. Total 30 national members based on their national reputation as leaders in field of head and neck surgical oncology
FULL CURRICULUM VITAE