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(Boston)-Dedham resident Kenneth M. Grundfast, MD, FACS, chair of the department of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC) was recently named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
The America’s Top Doctors guide, recognized by consumers seeking high-quality medical care, is a trusted and authoritative resource for identifying top doctors in the United States. The selected top doctors are nominated by hospital presidents; vice presidents of medical affairs; and chiefs of service in anesthesiology, obstetrics and gynecology, medicine, emergency medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology and surgery; as well as randomly selected board-certified physicians.
Grundfast, a professor and chair of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, professor of pediatrics and assistant dean of student affairs at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), received his medical degree from the State University of New York and performed his residency at Tufts Medical Center. Prior to his appointments he served as a lieutenant commander and a physician in the National Health Service Corps and medical director of the Shaw Neighborhood Community Health Center in Washington, DC.
His research interests have focused on abnormal middle ear conditions and disequilibrium in children as well as molecular and cellular indicators of fibroblast activation in tympanic membrane retraction pockets.