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Dr. Jagdish Dhingra

Dr Jagdish Dhingra has been in practice at ENT Specialists Inc. for over 20 years.

 

After completing initial medical training in his native India, Dr Dhingra worked for 6 years in Great Britian before moving to the USA.  He did his residency training at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, before joining ENT specialists, Inc. in 2002


For the last 10 years Dr. Dhingra has focused on diseases of thyroid gland and parathyroid gland. He was awarded Endocrinology Certification in neck ultrasound (ECNU) by the American Association

of clinical endocrinology (AACE) in 2012. He has performed over 3000 office-based ultrasound-guided procedures on the thyroid gland. 

He regularly teaches at the Head and Neck Ultrasound course nationally, at courses sponsored by the American College of Surgeons.

 

For the last 2 years he has extended his practice of ultrasound

guided treatments to include newer treatment for large benign

thyroid nodules by Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA).  Procedures

are performed in an office setting at ENT specialists Inc. Plainville, MA.

The facility is certified by the American Institute of ultrasound medicine (AIUM). Schedule an appointment to learn more about RFA for benign thyroid nodules. 

 

 

ULTRASOUND TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

2018-     Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU)             American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE)

2018-     AIUM Certification                                                           

American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine (AIUM)

2017       Ultrasonography of Thyroid, Parathyroid                     American Thyroid Association (ATA)

2013       Ultrasound of Thyroid Parathyroid and Neck              American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE)

2012       Ultrasound of Thyroid Parathyroid and Neck             

American College of Surgeons (ACS) at AAO-HNS

              

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2022- present        Associate Professor       Tufts University School of Medicine


SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Dr Dhingra is a regular contributor to scientific literature. You can see Dr Dhingra’s bibliography here.

 

EDITORIAL BOARDS AND ACTIVITY

2020 -Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Oto Open, Gland Surgery

 

GLOBAL HEALTH/HUMANITARIAN MISSION

2005-2022 Dr Dhingra has led 15  surgical missions to perform Thyroid surgeries in Rwanda, Africa. During these 15  years Dr Dhingra and his team have performed over 300 surgeries on patients with large goiters

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2011-12     President New England Otolaryngological Society

2010-11     Vice President New England Otolaryngological Society

2006     Werner B Chasin Tufts University, Boston MA

Teacher of the year Award

1992        Fellow                              Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK

1992        Fellow                              Royal College of Surgeons, England, UK

1986        Gold Medal Diploma Delhi University, India

in Otolaryngology         

     

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

2022 -present       Triological Society

2001 - present       American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

2001 - present       Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology    

2002 -present       New England Otolaryngological Society

2016 - present       American Thyroid Association

2018 - present       American Association of Clinical Endocrinology

2017 - present        American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine


 

COMMITTEE ASSIGNEMENTS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES 2019-2022 Imaging Committee American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery


2016-2019  Humanitarian Forum Committee American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery


2013-2023  Planning Committee, Annual Rwanda Goiter Surgery Mission Medical Missions for Children


2012-2015   Executive committee, Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology     


2011-2012     President, New England Otolaryngological Society           


2010-2011     Vice President, New England Otolaryngological Society                                               


2005-2009  Executive Committee, New England Otolaryngological Society    

                            


CME Courses/Invited speaker/Expert Panel/Instructor


April 2022    Instructor

Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course

Dallas, Texas, COSM, American Head and Neck Society.

 

November 2019                  Expert panelist

Controversies and Advances in Thyroid Surgery

Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology


September 2019                Invited Speaker BU/Tufts/Harvard Global Health Initiative Conference

Global Health Initiative Conference Hackathon

Challenges of surgical mission in low resource areas of the world

                      

April 30. 2019                      Instructor

Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course

Austin, Texas, COSM, American Head and Neck Society,


October 2018                      Invited Speaker

Case presentation at the Scary Cases Conference

Boston University School of Medicine Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology,                             


April 2017                            Instructor Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course

American Head and Neck Society

 

November 2017                  CME Lecture,

Thyroid Nodule Management

Sturdy Memorial Hospital

 

September 2017                 CME Lecture

Steward Norwood Hospital

                                             Management of Thyroid nodule and Thyroid cancer in 21st century

 

July 2016                             CME Lecture

Thyroid Care in our community

                                             Steward Good Samaritan Hospital

              

November 2015                  CME Lecture

Management of Thyroid Cancer in 21st century

Steward Norwood Hospital

 

December 2015                  CME Lecture

Avoiding Unnecessary surgeries in

management of Thyroid Nodule

Sturdy Memorial Hospital

 

November 2015                  Invited Speaker

Case presentation at the Scary Cases Conference

Boston University School of Medicine

 

June 2014                           Invited Speaker/CME lecture Surgery for Endemic Goiter

Rwanda Experience

BU/Tufts Annual Alumni Day at Tufts


June 2011                           Invited Speaker/ CME Lecture : Should community physicians be dabbling

in Head and Neck Cancer Management?

BU/Tufts Annual Alumni Day at BU


June 2010                           Co-Director CME Conference, BU Tufts/Alumni Day

 

June 2008                           Invited Speaker/CME lecturer

Surgery for Endemic Goiter, Rwanda Experience

BU/Tufts Annual Alumni Day at Tufts


June 2008                           CME Lecture Contemporary Management of Head and Neck Cancer

                              Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Massachusetts                  

Dr. Jagdish Dhingra

Brockton, MA

35 Pearl Street
2nd Floor (Suite 200)

Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 508-588-8034 |  Fax: 508-897-0475
Hearing Services: 508-580-3637

Norwood, MA

Guild Building - Suite 310

825 Washington Street

Norwood, MA 02062
Phone: 781-769-8910 | Fax: 781-255-9844

Hearing Services: 781-769-2004

Plainville, MA

188 Washington Street  (US Route 1)

Plainville, MA 02762
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Hearing Services: 508-699-1704

Taunton, MA

72 Washington St #1600

Morton Hospital - Thayer

Taunton, MA 02780
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Hearing Services: 508-880-1993

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