J. Pieter Noordzij, MD

Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

J. Noordzij
830 Harrison Ave, Suite 1400


Dr. Noordzij’s clinical interests include providing state-of-the-art medical and surgical management of disorders that affect the larynx and thyroid gland. His expertise covers the following areas: Adult and Pediatric Laryngology, Care of the Professional Voice, Airway Disorders, Thyroid and Parathyroid disorders, Head and Neck Cancer, and Care of Swallowing Disorders. Dr. Noordzij works in the Boston University Voice and Swallowing Center which is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of laryngological surgeons and speech language pathologists specially trained to manage voice (both speaking and singing) disorders and swallowing disorders.
His research interests include development of new techniques to treat vocal fold paralysis, as well as the improved management of hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy using PTH assay.


  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Virginia, BA


  • Published on 7/30/2021

    Medas F, Cappellacci F, Canu GL, Noordzij JP, Erdas E, Calò PG. The role of Rapid Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone (ioPTH) assay in determining outcome of parathyroidectomy in primary hyperparathyroidism: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Surg. 2021 Aug; 92:106042. PMID: 34339883.

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  • Published on 7/14/2021

    Bains A, Mur T, Wallace N, Noordzij JP. The Role of Vitamin D as a Prognostic Marker in Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Jul 14; 13(14). PMID: 34298730.

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  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Canu GL, Medas F, Cappellacci F, Noordzij JP, Marcialis J, Erdas E, Calò PG. Risk factors of permanent hypoparathyroidism after total thyroidectomy Retrospective analysis of 285 consecutive patients. Ann Ital Chir. 2021; 92:339-345. PMID: 34524111.

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  • Published on 7/8/2020

    Groll MD, Vojtech JM, Hablani S, Mehta DD, Buckley DP, Noordzij JP, Stepp CE. Automated Relative Fundamental Frequency Algorithms for Use With Neck-Surface Accelerometer Signals. J Voice. 2020 Jul 08. PMID: 32653267.

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  • Published on 6/16/2020

    Pinardo H, Rubin SJ, Hashemi S, DePietro J, Pearce EN, Ananthakrishnan S, Alexanian SM, Steenkamp DW, Noordzij JP. The use of vitamin D in preventing post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia: An endocrinologist survey study. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2020 11; 93(5):598-604. PMID: 32469425.

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  • Published on 6/2/2020

    Plocienniczak MJ, Noordzij JP, Grillone G, Platt M, Brook C. Guidelines for Resident Participation in Otolaryngology Telehealth Clinics During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 09; 163(3):498-500. PMID: 32482138.

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  • Published on 4/21/2020

    Rubin SJ, Park JH, Pearce EN, Holick MF, McAneny D, Noordzij JP. Vitamin D Status as a Predictor of Postoperative Hypocalcemia after Thyroidectomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Sep; 163(3):501-507. PMID: 32312160.

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  • Published on 2/24/2020

    Daliri A, Heller Murray ES, Blood AJ, Burns J, Noordzij JP, Nieto-Castanon A, Tourville JA, Guenther FH. Auditory Feedback Control Mechanisms Do Not Contribute to Cortical Hyperactivity Within the Voice Production Network in Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2020 02 26; 63(2):421-432. PMID: 32091959.

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  • Published on 1/25/2020

    Sulibhavi A, Rubin SJ, Park J, Hashemi S, DePietro JD, Noordzij JP. Preventative and management strategies of hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy among surgeons: An international survey study. Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 May - Jun; 41(3):102394. PMID: 32035653.

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  • Published on 11/1/2019

    Vojtech JM, Segina RK, Buckley DP, Kolin KR, Tardif MC, Noordzij JP, Stepp CE. Refining algorithmic estimation of relative fundamental frequency: Accounting for sample characteristics and fundamental frequency estimation method. J Acoust Soc Am. 2019 11; 146(5):3184. PMID: 31795681.

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