Dr. Jagdish Dhingra
Thyroid & Parathyroid Disorders, Head & Neck Cancer Surgery
Dr Jagdish Dhingra has been in practice at ENT Specialists Inc. for the last 20 years.
After the initial medical training in his native India, Dr Dhingra had a 6-year stint in the England, before moving to 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 he has focused his practice 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 4000 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).
ULTRASOUND TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
Dr. Dhingra is a regular contributor to scientific literature. You can see Dr. Dhingra’s bibliography here.
EDITORIAL BOARDS AND ACTIVITY
OTOLARYNGOLOGY HEAD AND NECK SURGERY, OTO OPEN, GLAND SURGERY
GLOBAL HEALTH/HUMANITARIAN MISSION
From 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.
CME COURSES/INVITED SPEAKER/EXPERT PANEL/INSTRUCTOR
Instructor, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course, Dalla, Texas
COSM, American Head and Neck Society.
Expert panelist – Controversies and Advances in Thyroid Surgery Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology
Invited Speaker, BU/Tufts/Harvard Global Health Initiative Conference Hackathon Challenges of surgical mission in low resource areas of the world
Instructor, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course, Austin, Texas
COSM, American Head and Neck Society
April 30. 2019
Invited Speaker, Case presentation at the Scary Cases Conference Boston University School of Medicine Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology,
Instructor Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course, Maryland, 2017
American Head and Neck Society
CME Lecture, Thyroid Nodule Management
Sturdy Memorial Hospital
CME Lecture Steward Norwood Hospital
Management of Thyroid nodule and Thyroid cancer in 21 st century
CME Lecture, Thyroid Care in our community Steward Good Samaritan Hospital
CME Lecture, Management of Thyroid Cancer in 21 st century Steward Norwood Hospital
CME Lecture, Avoiding Unnecessary surgeries in management of Thyroid Nodule Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Invited Speaker, Case presentation at the Scary Cases Conference Boston University School of Medicine
Invited Speaker/CME lecture
Surgery for Endemic Goiter, Rwanda Experience – BU/Tufts Annual Alumni Day at Tufts
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
Invited Speaker/CME lecture
Surgery for Endemic Goiter, Rwanda Experience
BU/Tufts Annual Alumni Day at Tufts
Contemporary Management of Head and Neck Cancer
Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Massachusetts