Prithwijit Roychowdhury, MD

Prithwijit Roychowdhury, MD

MD: University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Hometown: Worcester, MA

Personal Statement: I am thrilled to join the WashU community and begin my career in otolaryngology! It is an honor to be able to train at a program that balances an incredible clinical and surgical training with limitless research opportunities, all in a collaborative and supportive environment.


Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University, 2015

Medical School: University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Worcester, MA, 2022


  • American Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Travel Award, 2020
  • Dorothy Wolff Fellowship in Otopathology, 2020
  • Dr. Lilian AE Luksis Scholarship, Worcester District Medical Society, 2019
  • Massachusetts Medical Society Research Symposium Award, 2018
  • University of Massachusetts School of Medicine Summer Research Award, 2018


  1. Castillo-Bustamante M, Roychowdhury P, & Remenschneider AK. “Congenital and Acquired Incudomallear Joint Fusion. Otology & Neurotology. PMID: 35261383.
  2. Roychowdhury P, Vijayaraghavan G, Roubil J, Williams I, Sidiqui E & Vedantham S. Value of BIRADS Audits. Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research. PMID: 35392255.
  3. Roychowdhury P, Wu MJ, Kozin ED, Remenschneider AK & Gray ST. Information Scarcity among Otolaryngology Applicants: An Analysis of the Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology. DOI: 10.1002/lio2.739.
  4. Wu MJ, Knoll RM, Chen JX, Reinshagen K, Roychowdhury P, McKenna MJ, Kozin ED,
    Remenschneider AK & Jung DH. A Subset of Intracanalicular Vestibular Schwannomas Demonstrate Minimal Growth over a 10 Year Period. Otology & Neurotology. PMID: 35020686.
  5. Roychowdhury P, Polanik MD, Kozin ED & Remenschneider AK. In-Office Tympanic Membrane Perforation Repair. Otology & Neurotology. PMID: 34420025.
  6. Roychowdhury P, Polanik MD, Kempfle JS, Castillo-Bustamante M, Fikucki C & Remenschneider AK. High Frequency Hearing Outcomes Following Stapes Surgery. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology. PMID: 34401508.
  7. Liu M, Roychowdhury P, Ito CJ. Role of the otolaryngologist in nasopharyngeal swab training: a case report and review of the literature. Otolaryngology Case Reports. PMID: 34957363.
  8. Ellison MD, Roychowdhury P & Brown SC. (2021). DCR and Nasolacrimal System. Journal of Medical Insight. DOI: 10.24296/jomi/161.4. (Video Report)
  9. Bhardwaj PV, Emmich M, Knee A, Ali F, Walia R, Roychowdhury P, Clark J, Sridhar A, Lagu T & Loh KP. (2021). Use of MASCC score in the inpatient management of febrile neutropenia: a singlecenter retrospective study. Supportive Care in Cancer. PMID: 33761002.
  10. Roychowdhury P, Castillo-Bustamante M, Polanik MD, Kozin ED & Remenschneider AK. (2021). Histopathology of the Incudomalleolar Joint in Cases of ‘Indeterminate’ Presbycusis. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. PMID: 33618567.
  11. Roychowdhury P, Badwal J, Alkhatib F, Singh DK, Lindenauer PK, Knee A & Lagu T. (2020).
    Spirometry Utilization Among Patients with Asthma. Journal of Asthma and Allergy, 13, 193–203.
    PMID: 32636652.
  12. Roychowdhury P, Akalin A & Ito CJ. (2020). Dieulafoy’s Lesion of the Nasal Mucosa: A Case of Recurrent Epistaxis from Submucosal Arterial Malformation. OTO Open, 4(2), PMID: 32548542.
  13. Rice SM, Schipani ES, Santos AM, Sadaniantz KA, Roychowdhury P, Giannaris EL & Das M.
    (2018). Varicosities affecting the lower limb veins consequent to a unique variant drainage pattern of the small saphenous vein. International Journal Anatomic Variation. 2018;11(2):63-65.
  14. Su Y, Shin J, Zhong C, Wang S, Roychowdhury P, Lim J, Kim D, Ming GL & Song H. (2017).
    Neuronal activity modifies the chromatin accessibility landscape in the adult brain. Nature
    Neuroscience, 20(3), 476–483. PMID: 28166220.