Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood

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Eye Care, ENT Care, Audiology

Office Information

800 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat Care): 617-936-6160
Ophthalmology (Eye Care): 617-936-6156
Referring Physicians (Ophthalmology): 617-398-2947

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm except Optical Shop. Optical Shop hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

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Services

The specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood provide routine and sub-specialty eye, ear, nose and throat care in a state-of-the-art facility, located close to the hospitals in the Longwood Medical Area. We offer easy access for appointments, including same day service for urgent ear, nose and throat care. A convenient parking garage is located on site, and we are within a short walking distance to public transportation.

ENT Services

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General Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat)Dr. Siegel and patient

The specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood diagnose and treat pediatric and adult conditions of the ears, nose and throat. We offer a wide range of services to adults and children including diagnosis and treatment of common problems such as chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea and snoring, tonsil and adenoid disorders, chronic ear infections and balance and vestibular problems. Common ENT services for children and adults include hearing loss, medical treatment of nose and sinus disease, voice disorders, speech and swallowing problems, as well as all common otologic (ear) problems including balance disorders.

Chronic Sinusitis and Sinus Conditions

The ear, nose and throat specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood provide care for the full range of nose and sinus conditions for adults and children. Our services include care for nasal obstruction, acute and chronic sinusitis, smell and taste loss, nosebleeds, septal perforation and pain and headaches related to the sinuses.

Tonsil and Adenoid Disorders

Our Longwood specialists treat patients for a wide range of tonsil-related issues, including infections and lesions of the tonsils and adenoids. We provide surgical and non-surgical treatment for children and adults.

Chronic Ear InfectionsLam and Patient 150x113

At Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood, we treat adults and children suffering from chronic ear infections, including infections in the external ear canal (commonly known as swimmer’s ear) and the middle ear, using a variety of surgical and non-surgical treatment methods.

Voice, Speech and Swallowing Problems

The team at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood specializes in the study and management of the larynx and voice-related communication disorders. Expert services are available for the spectrum of disorders and diseases that affect the larynx and voice. Our specialists work to integrate excellence in patient care, education, training and research.

Allergy Testing and Treatment

Our Longwood specialists treat children and adults for a range of allergic conditions and sinonasal issues, by performing allergy testing, allergy shot therapy and sublingual therapy (allergy therapy administered in the form of drops under the tongue).

Balance/Vestibular Diagnosis and TreatmentKathy Joy and Patient150x113

The team at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood provides expert diagnosis and treatment plans for patients suffering from balance and vestibular disorders. Our multi-disciplinary team includes a physical therapist and ear, nose and throat physicians who diagnose and treat balance conditions such as Meniere’s disease, BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo), inner-ear inflammation, which can cause debilitating vertigo, and migraine-associated dizziness.

Sleep Disorders (Sleep Apnea and Snoring)

The sleep specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood treats patients for a range of sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. Obstructive sleep apnea is a common condition that causes brief interruptions of breathing during sleep; it is often characterized by loud snoring. Treatment options include surgical procedures, CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure machines) and oral appliance therapy.

Audiology

Our Longwood team provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art hearing health care to people of all ages, infants to adults. We have extensive experience managing hearing loss with hearing aids, cochlear implants and other rehabilitative strategies. The audiologists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood are licensed professionals with doctoral or masters level education, who assess hearing loss and minimize its effect on communication with assistive devices including hearing aids and cochlear implants.

Eye Services

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Comprehensive Ophthalmology & CataractCarolyn E Kloek MD

Our primary eye care physicians provide a full spectrum of integrated patient care, from routine eye care and screenings for systemic diseases like diabetes, to the management of complex ophthalmic diseases such as cataracts and glaucoma.

Cornea

Our cornea specialists offer care to patients with corneal, eye surface and refractive disorders, and perform diagnostic testing and treatment of a wide variety of corneal conditions. We have developed programs to treat complicated cataracts, dry eye and corneal scarring caused by infection and corneal degenerations.

Glaucoma

Lucy Shen eye examWe utilize the latest technology and resources to diagnose, treat and manage glaucoma disease. We are highly experienced in performing the latest surgical procedures, which offer patients shorter recovery times and a lowered risk of complications.

Inflammatory Eye Disease

We provide advanced diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic care to patients with  inflammatory eye disease. Offering a unique combination of skills and expertise, our team is cross-trained in Mass. Eye and Ear’s retina and uveitis services.

Retina Service and Macular Degeneration 

Our retina team diagnoses and treats virtually all eye diseases affecting the vitreous, macula and retina. We combine surgical and medical expertise with best-in-class technology and resources that target age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, retinal degenerations and detachments, and other retinal conditions.

Eye Plastic Surgery

Dr. Lefebvre Eye ExamWe perform a host of delicate aesthetic and reconstructive procedures in and around the eyes and face. Our expertise includes reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid surgery, treatment of orbital tumors and inflammations (such as thyroid eye disease), treatment of watering eyes and tearing, and treatment for traumatic lacerations and fractures.

Eye plastic cosmetic procedures include upper eyelid blepharoplasty (lid-lift), lower eyelid blepharoplasty (removal of bags/puffy eyelids), and brow lifting, including minimally invasive and endoscopic procedures. Wrinkle management, such as BOTOX®, Restylane®, Xeomin® and other injectables, includes treatment to remove frown lines and crow’s feet and filler injections for the lips, cheeks, and areas around the mouth. 

Ask to schedule a complimentary cosmetic consultation with Eye Plastics surgeon Dr. Daniel R. Lefebvre.

Refractive Surgery/Laser Vision Correction

Our Longwood clinicians provide expert refractive surgery evaluations. Procedures are performed at Mass. Eye and Ear’s main campus at 243 Charles Street in Boston and include photo-refractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK). Please view our Laser Vision Correction brochure for more information.

Optometry and Contact Lens ServiceMark Bernardo contact lens fitting

Our optometry team provides routine eye care, as well as prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses. With extensive knowledge of contact lens fitting methods, techniques, and the newest available lens modalities, our optometrists can expertly assess and prescribe contact lenses for many specialty uses, including: astigmatism, bifocal, color enhancement, dry eyes, color deficiency, prosthetic, post-surgical and post-trauma, and keratoconus and corneal irregularities.


Surgery

Upon arrival to Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood, please go to the second floor (level A of the parking garage.) From the lobby, follow the signs for the Surgical Center. longwoodsurgery

If you have a fever or cold the day before scheduled surgery, please contact your surgeon’s office. 

Please review surgical services information and download the Longwood Surgical Services Pre-Operative Guide (PDF).

Café and Shop

Optical Shop

Our full-service optical shop offers a comprehensive range of services, fromOptical Shop at Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood routine fittings to filling prescriptions for highly specialized eyewear. Our highly trained, licensed and skilled opticians have extensive experience filling difficult or unusual prescriptions, and work closely with our clinician specialists.

Optical Shop hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lead Optician:  Joseph Erickson

Rotating Opticians: Christie Bernabe, Lead Optician


 

Café

As a convenience to your family, there is a cafe located on the ground level. See the menu
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday

  • Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Coffee and snacks: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Our Staff

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Mark Bernardo, O.D.

  • Optometry and Contact Lens Service
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Shannon Bligdon, O.D.

  • Optometry and Contact Lens Service
Borboli Gerogiannis

Sheila Borboli-Gerogiannis, M.D., FACS

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts
  • Cornea and External Diseases
ChangPenny

Han-Ying Peggy Chang, M.D.

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cornea and External Diseases
  • Cataracts
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Yan Jiang, O.D., Ph.D.

  • Optometry and Contact Lens Service
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Carolyn Kloek, M.D.

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts
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Allen C. Lam, M.D.

  • Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Sinus
Dan Lefebvre

Daniel R. Lefebvre, M.D.

  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
Loewenstein

John I. Loewenstein, M.D.

  • Retina
  • Macular Degeneration Unit
  • Electroretinography
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Alice Carlyle Lorch, M.D.

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
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Zhonghui Katie Luo, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts
  • Cornea and External Diseases
  • Refractive Surgery
Papaliodis

George N. Papaliodis, M.D.

  • Immunology and Uveitis
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts
Priesol

Adrian Priesol, M.D.

  • Otology and Neurotology
  • Otoneurology
  • Vestibular/Balance Disorders
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Noah S. Siegel, M.D.

  • Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Allergy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sinus
  • Vestibular/Balance Disorders
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Ryan A. Vasan, M.D.

  • Cataracts
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
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Peter B. Veldman, M.D.

  • Cornea and External Diseases

Directions

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Validated Parking Fees*

0 to 1/2 hour $5.00
1/2 hour to 1 hour $9.00
1 to 2 hours $14.00
2 to 3 hours $16.00
3 to 4 hours $18.00
4 to 5 hours $20.00
5+ hours $22.00

*Valet parking also available

Directions

From Points North

Take I-93 South to Exit 26 (MA-3 North) toward MA-28 South (Storrow Drive).  Merge onto MA-3 North. Continue onto MA-28 South (signs for Storrow Drive West). Continue onto Storrow Drive West. Take the Kenmore Square/Fenway Exit on the left. Bear left at fork and follow signs for Fenway. Bear right towards Boylston Street Outbound. At the intersection of Boylston Street, The Fenway, Park Drive, and Brookline Avenue, bear left onto Brookline Avenue. Take a left onto Francis Street. Take a right onto Huntington Avenue. Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood will be on your left. Continue past the building and turn left onto Frawley Street. Parking garage will be on your left.

From Points South

Take I-93 North to Exit 18 (Mass. Ave./Andrew Square). Follow signs for Melnea Cass Blvd. Continue on Melnea Cass Blvd. Take a left onto Tremont Street (Route 28 West). Turn right onto Ruggles Street. Turn left onto Huntington Avenue. Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood will be on your left. Continue past the building and turn left onto Frawley Street. Parking garage will be on your left.

From Points West

Take I-90 East to Exit 18 (Brighton/Cambridge). Stay in right lane after toll. Beare right towards Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel. At traffic light, take right toward Downtown Boston, Storrow Drive. Follow Boylston Street Outbound through several sets of lights. At the intersection of Boylston Street, The Fenway, Park Drive, and Brookline Avenue, bear left onto Brookline Avenue. Take a left onto Francis Street. Take a right onto Huntington Avenue. Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood will be on your left. Continue past the building and turn left onto Frawley Street. Parking garage will be on your left.

From Points East

Take Route 2 /Memorial Drive to Brookline/Kenmore Square exit. Bear right at the traffic turn left onto Route 2 East/Kenmore Square. Go through two sets of lights. Turn right onto Mountfort Street (becomes Park Drive).  At the intersection of Boylston Street, The Fenway, Park Drive, and Brookline Avenue, bear left onto Brookline Avenue. Take a left onto Francis Street. Take a right onto Huntington Avenue. Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood will be on your left. Continue past the building and turn left onto Frawley Street. Parking garage will be on your left.

Public Transportation

Please Note: Longwood Medical Area (E Line) and Longwood (D Line) are not the correct subway stops for Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood.

Subway Directions (via MBTA)

GREEN LINE
E Line (Heath Street) – Stop: Fenwood Road. Exit station near the intersection of Fenwood Road and RT-9 (Huntington Ave.). Follow Huntington Ave. west toward Wait Street. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.

D Line (Riverside) – Stop: Kenmore Station. Connect with bus service (65). Exit bus at Brookline Ave. and Francis Street. Follow Brookline Ave. southwest toward Fenwood Road. Turn left on Fenwood Road. Turn right on St. Albans Road. Turn right on RT-9 (Huntington Ave.). Follow Huntington Ave. west. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.

ORANGE LINE
– Stop: Ruggles Station. Connect with bus service (CT2). Exit bus at Huntington Ave. and Longwood Ave. Follow RT-9 (Huntington Ave.) west. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.

– Stop: Ruggles Station. Connect with bus service (CT3). Exit bus at Avenue Louis Pasteur and Longwood Ave. Follow Longwood Ave. southwest toward Avenue Louis Pasteur. Turn right on Huntington Ave. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.

RED LINE
– Stop: JFK U-Mass. Connect with bus service (8). Exit bus at Dudley Station. Take the 66 bus from Dudley Station toward Harvard Square via Allston. Exit bus at Huntington Ave. at Fenwood Road. Follow Huntington Ave. west toward Wait Street. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.

Public Transportation (via Bus Routes)

No. 39 – Stop: Brigham Circle. Follow RT-9 (Huntington Ave.) west for .2 miles. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.  If traveling east, the bus stop is in front of Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood at 800 Huntington Avenue.

No. 60 – Stop: Brookline Ave. and Francis Street. Exit bus at Brookline Ave. and Francis Street. Follow Brookline Ave. southwest toward Fenwood Road. Turn left on Fenwood Road. Turn right on St. Albans Road. Turn right on RT-9 (Huntington Ave.). Follow Huntington Ave. west. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.

No. 65 – Stop: Brookline Ave. and Francis Street. Exit bus at Brookline Ave. and Francis Street. Follow Brookline Ave. southwest toward Fenwood Road. Turn left on Fenwood Road. Turn right on St. Albans Road. Turn right on RT-9 (Huntington Ave.). Follow Huntington Ave. west. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.

No. 66 – Stop: Brigham Circle. Follow RT-9 (Huntington Ave.) west for .2 miles. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.  If traveling east, the bus stop is in front of Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood at 800 Huntington Avenue.

No. CT2 – Stop: Huntington Ave. and Longwood Ave. Exit bus at Huntington Ave. and Longwood Ave. Follow RT-9 (Huntington Ave.) west. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.

No. CT3 – Stop: Longwood Ave. and Binney Street. Follow Longwood Ave. southwest toward Avenue Louis Pasteur. Turn right on Huntington Ave. Mass. Eye and Ear Longwood will be on the left.