Matthew L. Rohlfing, MD

Matthew L. Rohlfing, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery


  • Complex airway management (subglottic stenosis, tracheal stenosis, bilateral vocal fold paralysis, tracheostomy decannulation)
  • Voice disorders (professional and singing voice care, vocal fold paralysis, spasmodic dysphonia, muscle tension dysphonia)
  • Vocal fold neoplasms (recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, leukoplakia)
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Undergraduate: BS, Chemistry, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC (2012)

Medical Degree: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC (2016)

Residency: Otolaryngology – Boston University Medical Center; Boston, MA (2021)

Fellowship: Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN (2022)


Dr. Rohlfing sees patients at:

Board certification

  • Board certified in otolaryngology

Research Interests

Dr. Rohlfing’s research interests are focused on prevention and treatment of airway stenosis including post-intubation injury and idiopathic subglottic stenosis. He also has research interests in optimizing tracheostomy care and improving resident and medical student education.

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Leadership Roles & Honors

  • Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Otolaryngology, Boston University Medical Center (2020)
  • Devaiah Resident Research Award, Department of Otolaryngology, Boston University Medical Center (2020)
  • First Place, Resident Lecture Award, New England Otolaryngological Society (NEOS), 2019 Spring Meeting; “Pitch Perfect: Hitting the High Notes” (2019)
  • Jalisi Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Otolaryngology, Boston University Medical Center (2018)