Michael P. Pizzuto MD

Michael Pizzuto

Michael P. Pizzuto
MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Otolaryngology

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology)

Contact Information
8207 Main St.
Suite 5
buffalo, New York 14216
Phone: 7166322000
Fax: 632-2162
pizzuto@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • MD, SUNY Upstate Medical Center (1985)
  • BA, Physics, University of Rochester (1981)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Childrens Hospital of Michigan
  • Internship, General Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Residency, Otorhinolaryngology, State University of New York at Buffalo

Employment:

  • Associate Professor (2012-present)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology and Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo (2000-present)
  • Associate Director, Childrens Hospital of Buffalo (1996-present)
  • Director, Center for Pediatric Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders/General Mills Swallow/speech Center (1995-present)
  • Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1991-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo (1991-present)
  • Consultant in Otolaryngology, Craniofacial Center of Western New York (1991-present)
  • Interim Director, Childrens Hospital of Buffalo (1998–1999)
  • Assistant Professor, State University of New York of Buffalo (1997–1999)

Awards and Honors:

  • White Coat Society Induction (2014)
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year (2013)
  • Teacher of the Year (1996)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (1985)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • August 1997–June 1999
    Use of Azithromycyin Comapred Augmentin in the Treatment of Chronis Sinusitis in Children
    Pfizer Inc
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 1998–January 1998
    Laser Assisted Myringotomy in the Treatment Otitis Media
    Sharplan Laser Company
    Role: Co-Investigator

Journal Articles:

  • Zhao, C, Cairo S, Tian Y, Raval MV, Rothstein DH, Pizzuto M. (2020) Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Neonates Undergoing Tracheostomy: An Opportunity to Coordinate Care?. Journal of Perinatology (Sep), 8(40): 1238-1245.
  • Monroy A, Behar P, Nagy M, Pizzuto M, Brodsky L. (2009) Head and Neck Dog Bites in Children. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Sep)
  • Faden HS, Poje CP, Pizzuto MP, Nagy ML, Brodsky LS. (2002) A new technique (the NOW test) for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the effusions of otitis media. J Laryngol Otol (Jul), 116(7): 499-501.
  • Carr MM, Poje CP, Nagy ML, Pizzuto MP, Brodsky LS. (2001) Success rates in paediatric tympanoplasty. J Otolaryngol (Aug), 30(4): 199-202.
  • Carr MM, Nagy ML, Pizzuto MP, Poje CP, Brodsky LS. (2001) Correlation of findings at direct laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy with gastroesophageal reflux disease in children: a prospective study. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (Apr), 127(4): 369-374.
  • Faden HS, Brodsky LS, Pizzuto MP, Poje CP, Nagy ML. (2001) Detection of S. pneumoniae in Chronic Otitis Media with Effusion Utilizing the NOW Test. Proceedings of the 4th Extraordinary International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media (Jan)181-181.
  • Carr M., Pizzuto M.P, Poje C., Nagy M.L., Brodsky L.S. (2000) Correlation of Findings on Direct Laryngoscopy and Bronchoscopy with Presence of Extraesophageal Reflux Disease. Laryngoscope (Jan), 111(9): 1560-1562.
  • Brodsky L.S., Pizzuto M.P. (2000) Patient Education Guide "Does Your Child Need Ear Tubes?". The Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolarynglogy (Jan), 2(3): 167-168.
  • Nagy ML, Carr M, Nguyen A, Poje C, Pizzuto MP, Brodsky LS. (2000) Clinical Presentation As A Guide To the Identification of GERD in Children. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Jan)27-32.
  • Pizzuto M., Brodsky L.S., Duffy L., Gendler J., Nauenberg E. (2000) Comparison of Microbipolar Dissection fo (MBPD) Tonsillectomy to "Hot-Knife" and "Cold-Knife/Cautery" -Outcomes of a Prospective Randomized Study. (Jan), 52(3): 239-246.
  • Cook S., Brodsky L.S., Reilly J., Deutsch E., Waner M., Brookhouser P., Pizzuto M.P., Poje C., Nagy M.L., Shaha S., Chait D., Bower C. (2000) Effectiveness of Adenoidectomy and Laser Tympanic Membrane. Laryngoscope (Jan), 111(2): 251-254.
  • Pizzuto M.P., Brodsky L.S. (2000) Management of Voice Disorders in Children. Otolaryngology (Jan), 8: 479-484.
  • Carr M., Nguyen A., Nagy M.L., Pizzuto M.P., Poje C,, Brodsky L.S. (2000) Clinical Presentation as a Guide to the Identification GERD in Children. Int Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Jan)27-32.
  • Nagy ML, Carr M, Nguyen A, Pizzuto MP, Poje C, Brodsky LS. (1999) Utility of Symptoms in Identifying Children with Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). International Joural of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Jan)
  • Pizzuto MP, Volk MS, Kingston LM. (1998) Common Topics In Pediatric Otolaryngology. Pediatr Clin North Am (Aug), 45(4): 973-991.
  • Williams A., Pizzuto M.P., Perry R. (1998) Supernumerary Nostril: A Rare Congenial Deformity. Int J of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Jan), 44: 161-167.
  • Williams A., Pizzuto M.P., Perry R. (1998) Supernumerary Nostril: A Rare Congenital Deformity. Int J of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Jan), 44: 161-167.
  • Pizzuto M.P., Emami A.J., Simon D., Duffy L., Brodsky L.S. (1998) Pediatric Voice Disorders, Etiology and Evaluation -A Preliminary Approach. International Journal Otorhinolaryngology (Jan)
  • Pizzuto M.P., Donaldson D., Brodsky L.S. (1998) A Role for Genetic Predisposition in Subglottic Stenosis. International Jorunal of Respiratory Diseases (Jan), 4(3): 279-284.
  • Emami A.J., Pizzuto M.P., Krynycki L., Franco U., Duffy L., Brodsky L.S. (1998) Video Endoscopid Findings in Dysphonic Children: The Role of Phonation Gaps. Journal of Voice (Jan)
  • Ramesh S., Brodsky L.S., Afshani E., Pizzuto M.P., Ishman M., Helm J., Ballow M. (1997) Open Trial of Intravenous Immune Serum Globulin for Chrinic Sinusitis in Children. An Allergy Asthms Immunology (Jan), 78: 119-124.
  • Nagy M.L., Pizzuto, M.P., Backstrom J., Brodsky L.S. (1997) Deep Neck Infections in Children: A New Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment. Laryngoscope (Jan), 107: 1627-1634.
  • Nagy ML. (1997) Deep Neck Infections in Children: A New Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment. The Laryngoscope (Jan), 107: 1627-1634.
  • Behar P., Pizzuto M.P., Poje C., Duffy L., Behar J., Brodsky L. (1997) The Role of Adenoidectomy in the Treatment of Pediatric Sinusitis. Archives of Otolaryngology (Jan)
  • Pizzuto MP. (1996) Current Guidelines for Prescribing Antibiotics for Children with Otitis Media with Effusion. (Mar)
  • Pizzuto MP. (1996) Current Guidelines for Prescribing Antibiotics for Children With Otitis Media. (Jan)
  • Brodsky L.S., Pizzuto, M.P. (1996) Airway Considerations in Children with Dysphagia, Seminars in Speech and Lagurage Pediatric Dyspagia. (Jan)
  • Brodsky L.S., Pizzuto M.P., Gendler J., Duffy L. (1996) Micropolar Dissection vs Cold Knife/Suction Cautery Tonsillectomy in Children: Preliminary Results of a Prospective Study. Acta Otolaryngology (Jan), 523: 256-258.
  • Pizzuto MP, Sirotnak J, Brodsky LS. (1995) Airway Obstruction in the Crouzon Syndrome. international journal pediatric otorhynology (Jan), 31235(246)
  • Pizzuto MP. (1995) Update on Tympanostomy Tubes. The Journal of Respiratory Diseases (Jan), 16(2): 193-201.
  • Pizzuto MP, L J.M., P C.W. (1990) Omomyid Muscle Layngoplasty. Proceedings of th XIV World Congress Otolaryngology (Jan)
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Books and Book Chapters:

  • Pizzuto M.P., Brodsky L. S. (1996) Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy in Pediatric Otolaryngology for th General Otolaryngology. In: Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy in Pediatric Otolaryngology for the General Otolaryngology. Igaku-Shoin Medical Publishers Inc., 3-12.

Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:

  • Ong AA, Rosi-Schumacher M, Pizzuto M. (2021) Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Skull. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal (Sep), 4(100): 219-221.
  • Young V.N., Rohan C., Wijewickrama, Pizzuto, M.P., Rosen C. (2012) An Unusual Complication of Vocal Fold Lipoinjection. Arch Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (Apr), 131(4)
  • Bonilla JA, Pizzuto MP, Brodsky LS. (1998) Aplasia of the Epiglottis: A Rare Congenital Anomaly. Ear Nose Throat J (Jan), 77(1): 51-55.
  • Emami A.J., Pizzuto M.P., Brodsky L.S. (1996) Neonatal Septoplasty, Case report and review of the Literature. Int. J Pediatric Otorhinolaryngolgy (Jan), 35: 271-275.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics; Fellow
  • American Academy of Surgeons; Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Baccelli Medical Society; Regional
  • Buffalo Otolaryngoligic Society; Regional
  • Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Fellow, Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advanced in Children; (SENTAC)
  • New York State Medical Society; Regional

Presentations:

  • "Anosmia: A Case of an Absent Olfactory Bulb in a 19 year old with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Summer Meeting (2019)
  • "Balloon Sinuplasty: Safety and Efficacy" American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting (2018)
  • "The 6A's of Pediatric Sinusitis: A Tool for Teaching" COSM (2000)
  • "Correlation of Findings on Direct Laryngoscopy and Bronchoscopy With Presence of Extraesophageal Reflux Disease" Eastern Section Meeting (2000)
  • "Utility of Symptoms in Identifying Children with Gstro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)" 27th annual Meeting of SENTAC (1999)
  • "A Comparison of Microbipolar Dissection (MBPD) Tonsillectomy to Hot-Knife (HK) and Cold-Knife/Cautery (CK/C)--Outcomes of a Prospective Randomized Study" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (1997)
  • "Management of Voice Disorders in Children: A Prospective Analysis" American society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (1997)
  • "Ther Role of Adenoidectomy in the Treatement of Pediatric Sinusitis" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (1997)
  • "Video Endoscopic Findings in the Dysphonic Children: The Role of Phonation Gaps" Voice Symposium (1996)
  • "Pallister-Illian Syndrome: ENT Manifistations of Moasic Tearoom12p" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (1996)
  • "Microbipolas vs Cold Knife/Cautery Tonsillectomy in Children" Third International Symposium on Tonsils and Adenoids (1995)
  • "Clinical Classification as a Guide ot Treatment of Sinusitis in Children" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (1995)
  • "Interdisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Voice Disorders" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (1995)
  • "Transoral Drainage of Selected Paraphayngeal Abscesses" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (1995)
  • "Supernumerary Nostril: A Rare Congenital Deformity" Society ear Nose and Throat Advances in Children (1993)
  • "Polymorphic Reticulosis in Children A Case Report and Review of the Literature" Triological Association - Eastern Section (1993)
  • "Absence of the Epiglottis: a Rare Laryngeal Anomaly" Society of ears Nose and Throat Advances in Children (1992)
  • "Locally Invasive Sinonasal Ployposin in Infants and Children" Society of Ears Nose and Throat Advances in Children (1990)
  • "Immune Complexes in Middle Ear Effusions of Children" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (1990)
  • "Omohyid Muxcle Laryngoplasty" XIV World Congress of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (1989)
  • "Disseminated Burkitt's Lymphoma Presenting As Unilateral Tonsillar Hypertrophy" Second International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer (1988)
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Service Activities:

  • Tongue tie in Newborns: invited television news interview; Invited interviewee (2022)
  • Faculty Management Governing Board; served on committee (2013–2017)
  • oversee resident activities report to Residency Directot; Residency Site Director for Residency Program (Oishei Children's Hospital) (2013–present)
  • member; Resident Selection Committee (2013–present)
  • Peer Review Committee; Member (2011–2016)
  • President of Medical Dental Staff (2004–2006)
  • Faculty Council (2003–2005)
  • Physician Champion for Quality Improvement; Chair (2001–2004)
  • Secretary Medical Staff; Secretary (2000–2002)
  • Vice President and President Elect, Medical Staff (2000–2002)
  • President and Chairman, Medical Advisory committee; Chair (2000–2002)
  • Medical Advisory Committee; Member (2000–2002)
  • Chairman Quality council; Chair (1999–2003)
  • Chairman Quality Council; Chair (1998–2002)
  • President Elect and Vice President (1998–1999)
  • Quality Preformance Improvement committee; Member (1998–present)
  • Ear Infections in Children: Local television news interview; Invited interviewee (1997–2022)
  • Qualtiy Preformance Committee; Co-Chair (1996–1998)
  • Leadership Committee; Member (1995–2000)
  • Medical Executive Committee; Member (1995–1998)
  • Medical/Dental Staff; Secretary (1995–1998)
  • Laser Committee; Chair (1994–1998)
  • Professional Performance Committee; Member (1994–1996)
  • Operating Room Systems and Equipment Committee; Member (1994–1996)
  • Cancer Committee; Member (1994–1996)
  • Voice Disorders Clinic; Director (1993–2006)
  • Continuous Quality Imparovement committee for Outpatients; Chair (1993–1994)
  • About Face: A Craniofacial Parent Support Group; Invited Panel Member (1992–1991)
  • 3rd and 4th year Medical Student Curriculum Committee; member (1992–1994)
  • Qualtity Assessment and Improvement Program; Director (1992–2007)
  • Surgical Case Committee; Member (1992–1996)
  • Medical Records Committee; Member (1992–1993)
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Committee for Inpatients; Member (1991–1994)

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Contact Information

8207 Main St.
Suite 5
buffalo, New York 14216
Phone: 7166322000
Fax: 632-2162
pizzuto@buffalo.edu