Matthew Pierce, MD
Assistant Professor, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Department of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Cancer
Georgetown University Hospital Gorman Building 1st Floor
Washington Hospital Center Suite GA-4
Specialty: Head and Neck Cancer
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2011)
Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2016)
Fellowship Program: Yale New Haven Hospital (2017)
Special Interests: Diseases of the salivary glands, Head and Neck Cancer – including the thyroid, the parathyroid, and benign and malignant tumors of the salivary and submandibular glands
Matthew Pierce, MD is a board-certified otolaryngologist in the Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Division at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Pierce received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He then joined Georgetown University Hospital for a general surgery internship and a four-year residency training program in otolaryngology where he served as Administrative Chief and was awarded the Roy B. Sessions Award. Finally, he completed a specialty fellowship in head and neck oncologic surgery and microvascular reconstruction at Yale University before returning to MedStar. Dr. Pierce is specialty-trained in robotic surgery and laser surgery for the removal of tumors of the head and neck as well as sialendoscopy, or endoscopy of the salivary ducts, for the removal of salivary gland stones. He also dedicates himself to the reconstruction of head and neck tissues following excision of head and neck tumors through the use of microvascular reconstructive surgery using free, local, and regional flaps.
Dr. Pierce is an advocate for increasing robotics and laser treatments of head and neck tumors and implementing salivary endoscopy when appropriate to a wide population of patients in the Washington DC area at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He has published various papers and has been invited to speak on numerous occasions domestically and internationally on topics surrounding issues of the efficacy of robotic surgery, head and neck complications of Streptococcus pneumonia, and snoring and sleep apnea in adults, among many other topics.