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Posts by Matthew G. Crowson, MD, MPA, MASc

  • Matthew G. Crowson, MD, MPA, MASc, Michael S. Cohen, MD, Christopher J. Hartnick, MD, and colleagues trained a neural network to diagnose pediatric middle ear effusion using a novel approach: the training set of images were tympanic membrane photos taken during myringotomy. When applied to a test set, the algorithm's diagnostic accuracy was 84%.


Matthew G. Crowson, MD, MPA, MASc, is an otolaryngologist at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and an assistant professor in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Mass Eye and Ear/Mass General Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Mass Eye and Ear/Massachusetts General Hospital combines the expertise of highly specialized ear, nose, and throat physicians, audiologists, speech-language pathologists and auxiliary health care professionals to provide care for patients with problems affecting the ear, nose, throat, head and neck areas. The department, which is led by Chief and Chair Mark A. Varvares, MD, FACS, is one of the largest otolaryngology–head and neck surgery (OHNS) departments in the country, with more than 70 physicians staffed at 15 locations in the greater Boston area.