Areas of Expertise:
Medical and surgical management of pediatric sinonasal disorders
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)
- Education and Training
MD - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
General Surgery - Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Otolaryngology - Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Pediatric Otolaryngology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
- Titles and Academic Titles
Assistant Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
- Centers and Programs
Rizzi MD and Dunham BP: Congenital Malformations of the Nose and Nasopharynx. Congenital Malformations of the Head and Neck. Elden LM and Zur KB (eds.). Springer, New York, NY, Page: 67-86, 2014.
Brant JA, Rizzi MD: Cervical Adenitis and Neck Space Infections. Pediatric Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery, Clinical Reference Guide. Parikh SR (eds.). Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA, Page: 449-464, Jan 30 2014.
Rizzi MD: Acute Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses. Pediatric Otolaryngology: Principles and Practice Pathways, 2nd ed. Wetmore RF, Muntz HR, McGill TJ (eds.). Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, NY, Page: 422-428, 2012.
Thongyam A, Marcus CL, Lockman JL, Cornaglia MA, Caroff A, Gallagher PR, Shults J, Traylor JT, Rizzi MD, Elden LM: Prospective study: Predictors of perioperative complications in higher-risk children following adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2014 Notes: OTO-140116R2 accepted for publication 8/29/14.
Kazahaya K, Rizzi M: Pediatric chronic rhinosinusitis: When should we operate? Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 22(1): 27-33, February 2014.
Posters and Presentations
Thongyam A, Marcus CL, Lockman JL, Cornaglia MA, Caroff A, Gallagher PR, Traylor JT, Rizzi MD, Elden L: Prospective Study of Polysomnographic Variables Predictive of Peri-operative Complications After Adenotonsillectomy in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Poster presentation at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), Baltimore, MD June 1-5 2013.
Nguyen CV, Rizzi MD, Wetmore RF: Do perioperative antibiotics affect complication rates after primary adenotonsillectomy in children? Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, San Diego, CA. April 12 2012.
- Awards and Honors
2007, Bruce Hubbard Stewart Award
2006, First place award, Best original research, Northeast Ohio Otolaryngology Society
2001, Dean's Commendation Award for Excellence in Clinical Clerkships, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
2001, Dr. Jacob Dreskin Award, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
2000, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
1999, Alumni Scholarship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
1997-2001, Henry Rutgers Scholar; Magna Cum Laude Graduate; Dean's List - Rutgers University
1997, Honors with Highest Distinction, Research by the Bureau of Biological Research, Rutgers University
- Editorial and Academic Positions
2010-present, ORL - Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Its Related Specialties
2010-present, Otolaryngology - Head Neck Surgery
Academic and institutional committees
2011-present, ORL-HNS Residency Candidate Interviewer, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2009-present, OR Perioperative Quality and Safety Committee
2009-present, ENT Representative, Trauma Committee
Memberships in professional organizations
2005-present, Association for Research in Otolaryngology
2001-present, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
- Awards and Honors