Jessica R. Levi, MD

Associate 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 Associate 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 5/25/2020

    Huestis MJ, Keefe KR, Kahn CI, Tracy LF, Levi JR. Alternatives to Acid Suppression Treatment for Laryngopharyngeal Reflux. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 May 25; 3489420922870. PMID: 32449369.

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  • Published on 4/27/2020

    Patel A, Brook CD, Levi JR. Comparison of adenoid assessment by flexible endoscopy and mirror exam. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Apr 27; 134:110073. PMID: 32371357.

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  • Published on 4/14/2020

    Messner AH, Walsh J, Rosenfeld RM, Schwartz SR, Ishman SL, Baldassari C, Brietzke SE, Darrow DH, Goldstein N, Levi J, Meyer AK, Parikh S, Simons JP, Wohl DL, Lambie E, Satterfield L. Clinical Consensus Statement: Ankyloglossia in Children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 May; 162(5):597-611. PMID: 32283998.

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  • Published on 4/2/2020

    Ferri GM, Prakash Y, Levi JR, Tracy LF. Differential diagnosis and management of adult-onset laryngomalacia. Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 02; 102469. PMID: 32278471.

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  • Published on 3/10/2020

    Quesada PR, Solis RN, Levi JR. Student Medical Interpreters: A Double-Edged Sword. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Apr; 162(4):476-478. PMID: 32151230.

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  • Published on 2/23/2020

    Fard D, Rohlfing ML, Razak A, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Prevalence and natural history of obstructive sleep apnea in pediatric patients with laryngomalacia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Jun; 133:109967. PMID: 32120133.

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  • Published on 2/22/2020

    Kahn CI, Huestis MJ, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Evaluation of Acupuncture's Efficacy Within Otolaryngology. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Feb 22; 3489420908289. PMID: 32090591.

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  • Published on 1/29/2020

    Shetty KR, Komshian SR, Devaiah A, Levi JR. Review of Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinical Trials: Past Trends and Future Opportunities. Laryngoscope. 2020 Jan 29. PMID: 31994735.

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  • Published on 1/24/2020

    Shetty KR, Wang RY, Shetty A, Levi J, Aaronson NL. Quality of Patient Education Sections on Otitis Media Across Different Website Platforms. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Jun; 129(6):591-598. PMID: 31975608.

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  • Published on 1/22/2020

    Haddad N, Wilson JD, Fard D, Levi JR. Pediatric button battery ingestion: Publication trends in the literature. Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Jan 22; 102401. PMID: 32033802.

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