Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham


ENT Care, Eye Care, Audiology

Office Information

1 Montvale Avenue
Stoneham, MA 02180
Ophthalmology (Eyes): 781-279-4418
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat): 781-279-0971
Audiology (Hearing Loss): 781-279-0943

Office Hours

Ophthalmology (Eyes): Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat): Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Audiology (Hearing Loss): Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham is a full-service facility that offers ENT (ear, nose and throat) care, audiology (hearing care) and eye care.

Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham is affiliated with surrounding hospitals.

  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear
  • Hallmark Health
  • Winchester Hospital

ENT Care

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Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham specialists diagnose and treat pediatric and adult conditions of the ears, nose and throat. The Stoneham office offers a wide range of services to adults and children including diagnosis and treatment of common problems such as chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea (snoring), tonsil and adenoid disorders, chronic ear infections, as well as thyroid and parathyroid disorders and head and neck masses. 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.

Sinus Conditions

The ear, nose and throat specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham 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.

Sleep Apnea and Snoring

The sleep specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham treat 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. 

Tonsil and Adenoid Disorders

Our Stoneham 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.

Ear Infections

At Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham, 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.

Audiology (Hearing Care)

Mass. Eye and Ear's audiology services in Stoneham, MA provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art hearing health care to people of all ages, infants to adults, including fitting hearing aids. Every case is unique – every situation demands careful evaluation and application of the most appropriate technology. Mass. Eye and Ear has the expertise, training and experience needed to help you make the right decisions, choosing the right tools – simple or complex – and providing advanced training, rehabilitation and education to make each treatment choice as effective as possible.

Eye Care

Optometry and Contact Lens Service

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.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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.


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.


We 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.

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Our physicians provide evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for the full range of eye conditions that affect children, and for eye misalignment problems in children and adults.


Uveitis Service provides diagnostic and therapeutic care to patients with inflammatory eye disease. Patients are referred to our specialists for surgical and medical treatment of infectious and immunologic ocular disorders.

Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery

Specialists in our Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service have in-depth expertise in reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid surgery, laser surgery, treatment of orbital tumors and inflammations (such as thyroid eye disease), removal of eyes (enucleation), and treatment for traumatic lacerations and fractures. 


Mass. Eye and Ear is home to the world's first retina service, which was established in 1949 by HMS retinal pioneer and innovator, Charles L. Schepens, MD. Today, specialists in the Retina Service continue to provide exceptional care for patients with diseases of the retina, which include diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration (two of the leading causes of vision loss in the U.S. adult population). Our retina specialists also care for eye problems that result from retinal detachment, post cataract complications, and eye trauma. Additionally, specialists in the Service screen and care for intraocular tumors and inherited eye diseases in both children and adults.

Our Staff


Shannon Bligdon, O.D.

  • Optometry and Contact Lens Service

Stacey Brauner, M.D.

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts

Kimberley Chan, O.D.

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service

Matthew Gardiner, M.D.

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts
  • Emergency Eye Service

Ambika S. Hoguet, M.D.

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts

Melanie A. Kazlas, M.D.

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service
  • Pediatric Retina
  • Strabismus, Adult

Charles D. Leahy, O.D., M.S.

  • Optometry and Contact Lens Service

David J. Lesnik, M.D.

  • Laryngology
  • Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Service
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid
  • Sinus

George N. Papaliodis, M.D.

  • Immunology and Uveitis
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts

Dukhee Rhee, M.D.

  • Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • General Otolaryngology

Michael B. Rho, M.D., FACS

  • Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders

Amy Scally, O.D.

  • Optometry and Contact Lens Service

Christian E. Song, M.D.

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataracts
  • Refractive Surgery
Vasan Ryan

Ryan A. Vasan, M.D.

  • Cataracts
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Peter B. Veldman, M.D.

  • Cornea and External Diseases
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Michael K. Yoon, M.D.

  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Oncology
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery

Lucy H.Y. Young, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

  • Retina
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Immunology and Uveitis




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We are conveniently located in downtown Stoneham on the corner of Montvale Avenue and Main Street (Route 28). There is free and ample patient parking next to the building and we are handicap accessible.

From Points South
Take I-93 North to Exit 34 to merge onto MA-28 North (Main Street) toward Stoneham/Melrose. Our office will be located on the left.

From Points North
Take Route I-93 South to Exit 37A to merge onto I-95 North toward Peabody. Take Exit 38A to merge onto MA-28 South (Main Street) toward Stoneham. Our office will be located on the right.

From Points West
Take I-95 North to Exit 38A to merge onto MA-28 South (Main Street) toward Stoneham. Our office will be located on the right.

From Points East
Take I-95 South/MA-128 South to Exit 38A to merge onto MA-28 South (Main Street) toward Stoneham. Our office will be located on the right.

We are accessible by MBTA bus number 132 from Malden Station on the orange line.