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 2/25/2023

    Amador R, Goebel R, Noordzij JP, Bhatt NK, Cohen S, Daniels K, Tracy L, Yajima M, Krisciunas GP. A systematic review and meta-analysis of neuromodulators to treat chronic airway hypersensitivity. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023; 44(3):103815. PMID: 36870112.

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  • Published on 2/6/2023

    Aaron AS, Abur D, Volk KP, Noordzij JP, Tracy LF, Stepp CE. The Relationship Between Pitch Discrimination and Fundamental Frequency Variation: Effects of Singing Status and Vocal Hyperfunction. J Voice. 2023 Feb 06. PMID: 36754684.

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  • Published on 7/30/2022

    Plocienniczak M, Sambhu KM, Noordzij JP, Tracy L. Impact of Socioeconomic Demographics and Race on Laryngotracheal Stenosis Etiology and Outcomes. Laryngoscope. 2023 Apr; 133(4):908-913. PMID: 35906885.

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  • Published on 7/13/2022

    Wallace NJ, Mur T, Noordzij JP. Impact of Insurer on Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Outcomes, Stage, and Treatment Modalities. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2023 Jun; 132(6):692-697. PMID: 35833236.

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  • Published on 3/10/2022

    Kapsner-Smith MR, Díaz-Cádiz ME, Vojtech JM, Buckley DP, Mehta DD, Hillman RE, Tracy LF, Noordzij JP, Eadie TL, Stepp CE. Clinical Cutoff Scores for Acoustic Indices of Vocal Hyperfunction That Combine Relative Fundamental Frequency and Cepstral Peak Prominence. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2022 Apr 04; 65(4):1349-1369. PMID: 35263546.

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  • Published on 1/6/2022

    Canu GL, Cappellacci F, Noordzij JP, Piras S, Erdas E, Calò PG, Medas F. A mini-invasive approach is feasible in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and discordant or negative localisation studies. Updates Surg. 2022 Apr; 74(2):747-755. PMID: 34988915.

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  • Published on 12/10/2021

    Shehan JN, Alwani T, LeClair J, Mahoney TF, Agarwal P, Chaudhry ST, Wang JJ, Noordzij JP, Tracy LF, Edwards HA, Grillone G, Salama AR, Jalisi SM, Devaiah AK. Social determinants of health and treatment decisions in head and neck cancer. Head Neck. 2022 02; 44(2):372-381. PMID: 34889486.

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  • Published on 12/3/2021

    Sambhu M, Goh T, Golan H, Pisegna J, Noordzij JP. Evaluating the use of baclofen as adjunct treatment for muscle tension dysphonia. Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 Mar-Apr; 43(2):103309. PMID: 34896937.

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  • Published on 11/11/2021

    Alwani T, Shehan JN, LeClair J, Mahoney TF, Agarwal P, Chaudhry ST, Wang JJ, Noordzij JP, Tracy LF, Edwards HA, Grillone G, Salama AR, Jalisi SM, Devaiah AK. Geographic Barriers Affect Follow-Up Care in Head and Neck Cancer. Laryngoscope. 2022 May; 132(5):1022-1028. PMID: 34762300.

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  • 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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