Jessica R. Levi, MD

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Jessica Levi
830 Harrison Ave, Suite 1400


Dr. Jessica R. Levi is the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Boston Medical Center. She is an assistant professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Pediatrics. She received her fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology from Nemours AI Dupont Hospital for Children in 2012. Prior to that she was a resident in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Boston Medical Center. Since joining the faculty, she received the Educator of the Year Award by Boston University Medical School, awarded to one faculty member of the clinical sciences.

Dr. Levi is best known nationally for her work on pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and education. She has received several awards for presented research each year, has published extensively in these areas, and has spoken at countless national conferences. She has served on multiple committees for national organizations and has been a reviewer for the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology since 2015. Her particular research interests include patient education materials and socio-economic status implications of sleep apnea care.


  • Northwestern University School of Medicine, MD
  • Duke University, AB


  • Published on 5/30/2019

    Kohn JL, Rubin SJ, Patel J, Dia R, Levi JR, Cohen MB. Factors affecting completion of sleep studies in pediatric patients with sleep-disordered breathing. Laryngoscope. 2019 May 30. PMID: 31145485.

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  • Published on 5/21/2019

    Rohlfing ML, Keefe KR, Komshian SR, Valentine AD, Noordzij JP, Levi JR, Brook CD. Clinical scribes and their association with patient experience in the otolaryngology clinic. Laryngoscope. 2019 May 21. PMID: 31112319.

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  • Published on 4/29/2019

    Hsieh A, Gilad A, Wong K, Cohen M, Levi J. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children With Down Syndrome: Screening and Effect of Guidelines. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 Apr 29; 9922819845333. PMID: 31030547.

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  • Published on 3/1/2019

    Liang JJ, Belcastro A, Levi J. Sex distribution and sex data handling in published otolaryngology research. Laryngoscope. 2019 Mar 01. PMID: 30821353.

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  • Published on 2/12/2019

    Kohn JL, Cohen MB, Patel P, Levi JR. Outcomes of Children with Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treated Nonsurgically: A Retrospective Review. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Jun; 160(6):1101-1105. PMID: 30744500.

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  • Published on 12/19/2018

    Kaufmann MR, Camilon PR, Janz TA, Levi JR. Factors Associated With the Improved Survival of Head and Neck Neuroblastomas Compared to Other Body Sites. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2018 Dec 19; 3489418818586. PMID: 30565471.

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  • Published on 12/17/2018

    Komshian SR, Cohen MB, Brook C, Levi JR. Inferior Turbinate Hypertrophy: A Review of the Evolution of Management in Children. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2019 Mar; 33(2):212-219. PMID: 30554518.

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  • Published on 12/4/2018

    Wulu JA, Chua M, Levi JR. Does suturing tonsil pillars post-tonsillectomy reduce postoperative hemorrhage?: A literature review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Feb; 117:204-209. PMID: 30611028.

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  • Published on 12/3/2018

    Levi J, Basa K, Wong K, Morlet T, O'Reilly R. Cofactors of Pediatric Tinnitus: A Look at the Whole Picture. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 Mar; 58(3):320-327. PMID: 30501502.

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  • Published on 11/25/2018

    Keefe KR, Patel PN, Levi JR. The shifting relationship between weight and pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: A historical review. Laryngoscope. 2018 Nov 25. PMID: 30474230.

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