Dr. Jagdish Dhingra
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Dr. Jagdish Dhingra

ENT Specialists

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ENT Specialists

Massachusetts, United States

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Speciality

Thyroid & Parathyroid Disorders
Head & Neck Cancer Surgery
Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • Triological Society
    2022 – present
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
    2001 – present
  • Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology
    2001 – present
  • New England Otolaryngological Society
    2002 – present
  • American Thyroid Association
    2016 – present
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
    2018 – present
  • American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine
    2017 – present
  • HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Steward Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Brockton, MA
  • Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital
    Brockton, MA
  • Steward Morton Hospital Taunton, MA
  • Sturdy Memorial Hospital
    Attleboro, MA
  • Steward Norwood Hospital Norwood, MA
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Needham, MA
  • COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • Imaging Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
    2019-2022
  • Humanitarian Forum Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
    2016-2019
  • Planning Committee, Annual Rwanda Goiter Surgery Mission, Medical Missions for Children
    2013-2023
  • Executive committee, Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology
    2012-2015
  • President, New England Otolaryngological Society
    2011-2012
  • Vice President, New England Otolaryngological Society
    2010-2011
  • Executive Committee, New England Otolaryngological Society
    2005-2009

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

2018

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

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.

April 2022

Expert panelist – Controversies and Advances in Thyroid Surgery Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology
November 2019

Invited Speaker, BU/Tufts/Harvard Global Health Initiative Conference Hackathon Challenges of surgical mission in low resource areas of the world
September 2019

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,
October 2018

Instructor Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course, Maryland, 2017
American Head and Neck Society
April 2017

CME Lecture, Thyroid Nodule Management
Sturdy Memorial Hospital
November 2017

CME Lecture Steward Norwood Hospital
Management of Thyroid nodule and Thyroid cancer in 21 st century
September 2017

CME Lecture, Thyroid Care in our community Steward Good Samaritan Hospital
July 2016

CME Lecture, Management of Thyroid Cancer in 21 st century Steward Norwood Hospital
November 2015

CME Lecture, Avoiding Unnecessary surgeries in management of Thyroid Nodule Sturdy Memorial Hospital
December 2015

Invited Speaker, Case presentation at the Scary Cases Conference Boston University School of Medicine
November 2015

Invited Speaker/CME lecture
Surgery for Endemic Goiter, Rwanda Experience – BU/Tufts Annual Alumni Day at Tufts
June 2014

Invited Speaker/ CME Lecture
Should community physicians be dabbling in Head and Neck Cancer Management BU/Tufts Annual Alumni Day at BU – June 2010
June 2011

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

Invited Speaker/CME lecture
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
June 2008

Dr Jagdish Dhingra working

Awards

  • Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors™
    (2012 – 2013)
  • President
    New England Otolaryngological Society
    (2011 – 2012)
  • Vice President
    New England Otolaryngological Society
    (2010 – 2011)
  • Werner B Chasin Teacher of the year Award
    Otolaryngology HNS, Tufts University, Boston
    (2006)
  • Fellow
    Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK
    (1992)
  • Fellow
    Royal College of Surgeons, England, UK
    (1992)
  • Gold Medal Diploma in Otolaryngology
    Delhi University, India
    (1986)
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The Dangers of Thyroid Ablation and its Rapid Adoption

As the medical community swiftly embraces thyroid ablation, a groundbreaking non-surgical treatment for thyroid nodules, concerns arise about the potential risks associated with its rapid adoption. Key among these concerns is the lack of ultrasound expertise among practitioners and the contentious decision to treat nodules that may be too small to warrant intervention. This article […]

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