Mark Vecchioti, Tufts Medical Center

Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Medical Director, Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program
Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Clinical Focus Areas

  • Pediatric hearing loss, chronic ear disease, and cochlear implantation
  • pediatric congenital and acquired head and neck masses
  • pediatric voice and airway disorders including respiratory papillomatosis and subglottic stenosis
  • pediatric sinus disease
  • advanced surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
  • facial nerve disorders

Mark A. Vecchiotti, M.D.


  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Case Western Reserve University Hospital
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

Honors and Awards

  • 2021, “Top Doctor”, Boston Magazine
  • 2020, “Top Doctor,” Boston Magazine
  • 2018/2019, “Top Doctor,” Boston Magazine
  • 2017, “Top Doctor,” Boston Magazine

Publications and National Presentations

  • A sedation protocol limiting length of stay following airway surgery in infants and children. Fauman KF, Durand C, Durgham R, Vecchiotti MA, and Scott AR. Laryngoscope 2015.
  • Otologic outcomes after blast injury: the Boston Marathon experience. Remenschneider AK1, Lookabaugh S, Aliphas A, Brodsky JR, Devaiah AK, Dagher W, Grundfast KM, Heman-Ackah SE, Rubin S, Sillman J, Tsai AC, Vecchiotti M, Kujawa SG, Lee DJ, Quesnel AM. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Dec;35(10):1825-34. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000616.
  • Lower island trapezius myocutaneous flap reconstruction of a large neck defect in an infant. Parekh A, Vecchiotti M, O’Leary M, Scott A. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Dec;76(12):1852-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2012.08.019. Epub 2012 Sep 7.
  • Microglossia in a newborn: a case report and review of the literature. Voigt S, Park A, Vecchiotti MA. Laryngoscope 2012:120 Supple 4:S20. Review. No Abstract Available.
  • Photodynamic therapy of cottontail rabbit papillomavirus-induced papillomas in a severe combined immunodeficient mouse xenograft system. Lee RG, Vecchiotti MA, Heaphy J, Panneerselvam A, Schluchter MD, Oleinick NL, Lavertu P, Alagramam KN, Arnold JE, Sprecher RC.Laryngoscope. 2010 Mar;120(3):618-24.
  • Endolymphatic duct violation during retrosigmoid dissection of the internal auditory canal: a human temporal bone radiographic study. Sulman CG, Vecchiotti MA, Semaan MT, Lewin JS, Megerian CA. Laryngoscope, Nov, 2004; 114(11):1936-40.
  • An Experimental Model of Sudden Death Due to Low Energy Chest-Wall Impact (Commotio Cordis). Link, Mark S.,Wang, Paul J., Pandian, Natesa G., Bharati, Saroja, Udelson, James E., Lee, Man-Young, Vecchiotti, Mark A., Vanderbrink, Brian A., Mirra, Gianluca, Maron, Barry J., Estes, N.A., Mark III. New England Journal of Medicine, June 18, 1998; 338(25): 1805-1811.
  • Left and Right Atrial Linear Catheter Ablation Using a Novel Cooling Design. Sloan SB, Lee MY, Vanderbrink B, Vecchiotti M, Karratt J, Maguire M, Gaiser J, Valencia A, Foote C, Homoud M, Link M, Estes NAM III. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Feb. 1998;31 (2 suppl. A): 202A.
  • A Biological Model of Commotio Cordis: Sudden Death From Low Energy Chest Wall Impact. Link MS, Wang PJ, Pandian N, Udelson JE, Lee MY, Vecchiotti MA, Vanderbrink B, Mirra G, Bharati S, Maron BJ, Estes NAM III. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Feb. 1998; 31 (2 suppl. A): 4A.
  • Minimally Invasive Epicardial Atrial Linear Ablation Using Cooled Radiofrequency Energy. Lee, Man-Young, Rastegar, Hassan, Vecchiotti, Mark, Riley, Rick, Pomerantz, Mark, Foote, Caroline B. Circulation, Oct. 1997; 96 (8 suppl.); I576.