Michael P. Pizzuto MD

Michael Pizzuto

Michael P. Pizzuto
MD

Department of Otolaryngology

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology)

Contact Information
8207 Main St.
Suite 5
Williamsville, New York 14221
Phone: 632-2000
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:

  • 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:

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.

Abstracts:

  • 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

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:

  • "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:

  • Peer Review Committee; Member (2011–present)
  • President of Medical Dental Staff (2004–2006)
  • Physician Champion; 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)
  • 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)
  • 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
Williamsville, New York 14221
Phone: 632-2000
Fax: 632-2162
pizzuto@buffalo.edu