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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Otolaryngology

Research Report: Resident Research Projects

Anthony Alessi, MD

  • Incidence of Concussion in Facial Fracture Patients: A Prospective Study

Daniel Ballard, MD

  • Socioeconomic Disparities in Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment and Survival
  • Women in Otopathology: A Review of Women Who Have Contributed to the Study of the Human Temporal Bone
  • Establishing Interrater and Intrarater Reliability of a Novel Chronic Ear Grading System
  • Robotic Versus Open Lateral Neck Dissection in Head and Neck Malignancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • Quality of Life Outcomes Following Surgical Treatment of Meniere’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • Osteomyelitis of the Odontoid Process with Associated Retropharyngeal Abscess: A Case Report
  • Endoscopic Injection versus repair of type 1 laryngeal clefts: A systematic review/meta-analysis

George Ferzli, MD

  • Cleft lip and palate mission trip to Colombia

Sandra Ho, MD

  • Establishing Interrater and Intrarater Reliability of a Novel Chronic Ear Grading System.

Rachel Irizarry, MD

  • Lifesaving Impact of tracheal implants in audiogenic seizure prone mice. 
  • Basic science research investigating obstructive apnea secondary to laryngospasm as etiology of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP)
  • Developed novel microsurgical technique for survival tracheostomy in juvenile mice to investigate impact of tracheal implants on survival in audiogenic seizure prone mice

Prayag Patel, MD

  • On-going project: Historical cohort study of immediate tracheostomy outcomes in adults and children.

Sam Schild, MD

  • Systematic Review on Type 1 Laryngeal Cleft
  • Systematic Review on Surgical Management of Pediatric Sialorrhea
  • Case Reports: Spontaneous floor of mouth hematoma due to acquired hemophilia, Pediatric Intranasal Lobular Capillary Hemangioma, Spontaneous hemorrhage in advanced head and neck cancer

Daniel Sukato, MD

  • Survival Tracheostomy in Juvenile Mice
  • Seizures Induce Obstructive Apnea in DBA/2 Seizure-Prone Mice: Lifesaving Impact of Tracheal Implants
  • Submental Artery Island Flap versus Free Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Ryan Tabtabai, MD

  • Vitamin D and morphological effects on the otolith formation of zebrafish: ongoing

Alisa Timashpolsky, MD

  • Endoscopic Injection versus repair of type 1 laryngeal clefts: A systematic review/meta-analysis
  • Women in Otopathology: A Review of Women Who Have Contributed to the Study of the Human Temporal Bone
  • Quality of Life Outcomes Following Surgical Treatment of Meniere’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • Osteomyelitis of the Odontoid Process with Associated Retropharyngeal Abscess: A Case Report

Michael Weber, MD

 

Derek Wu, MD