Thomas Chasse, MD, FACS Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Otolaryngology and Otology

Keywords/Search Terms:

Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Surgical Complications, Chemical Exposure, Exposure to Loud Noise, Repetitive Strain, Facial Trauma, Allergic Reactions, Vocal Cord Injuries, Tinnitus, Sinus Injury, Chronic Ear Infections, Vertigo, Breathing Difficulty


BS, Boston College; MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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Dr. Thomas Chassé is an accomplished Otolaryngologist/ENT Surgeon with over 42 years of experience in both academic and community settings across urban and rural America, as well as internationally. He specializes in diagnosing and treating ear pain, ear drainage, hearing loss, nasal and sinus concerns, and throat issues such as voice changes, swallowing problems, and neck masses. Dr. Chassé has held numerous academic positions, including Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He also served as a Rural Proctor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. In addition to his academic roles, Dr. Chassé has been an Otolaryngology Consultant for several telehealth and virtual care providers, including SITKA Medical Associates (in the U.S.) and Docspert (International). He is an expert reviewer for the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine, Expert IQ, Expedient Medico-legal, MRIOA; and previously for Medical Mutual Insurance Company of Maine. Dr. Chassé has extensive clinical experience, having served as an Attending Surgeon at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/MGH, UMASS Medical Center, Stratton/Albany VA Medical Center, and multiple other healthcare facilities across the United States. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Malawi and a Senior Consultant at Hawkes Bay ENT Clinic in New Zealand. He received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed his 6 year residency in Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Chasse is Board Certified for Life by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He holds active medical licenses in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, and California.