Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Residency

Otolaryngology - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Fellowship

Pediatric Otolaryngology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Otolaryngology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2021

Chorney SR, Zur KB, Buzi A, McKenna Benoit MK, Chennupati SK, Kleinman S, DeMauro SB, Elden LM: Recorded flexible nasolaryngoscopy for neonatal vocal cord assessment in a prospective cohort. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 130(3): 292-297, Mar 2021.

Chorney SR, Zur KB, Buzi A: Reflux as a risk factor for morbidity after pediatric tonsillectomy: A national inpatient cohort. Laryngoscope 131(4): 907-910, Apr 2021.

Otto WR, Paden WZ, Connors M, Joerger T, Buzi A, Rizzi M, Huh J, Storm PB, Heuer G, Kennedy B, McGuire J, Swami S, Lang SS: Suppurative intracranial complications of pediatric sinusitis: a single-center experience  Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society 10(3): 309-316, Apr 3 2021.

Chorney SR, Buzi A, Rizzi MD: The role of endoscopic sinus surgery in children undergoing external drainage of non-medial subperiosteal orbital abscess.  American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy 35(3): 288-295, May 2021.

Chorney SR, Weinberger R, Weintraub AY, Buzi A: Post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage and the diagnosis of occult pediatric coagulopathies. Laryngoscope 131(6): E2069-E2073, Jun 2021.

Chorney SR, Buzi A, Rizzi MD: Frontal sinus drainage in acute pediatric sinusitis with intracranial complications. American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy Jan 31 2021. Notes: Case series with chart review. doi: 10.1177/1945892421991311. Online ahead of print.

2019

Mulvey CL, Rizzi MD, Buzi A: Microbiology of complicated acute sinusitis among pediatric patients: A case series. Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery 160(4): 712-719, April 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1177/0194599818815109. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

2018

Mulvey CL, Rizzi MD, Buzi A: Predictive ability of bedside nasal endoscopy to diagnose invasive fungal sinusitis in a pediatric population. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Dec;115:82-88. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.09.019. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

2017

Buzi A, Coblens OM, MacGillivray M, Elden L: The use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation following pediatric tonsillectomy. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 157(2): 297-301, Aug 2017 Notes: Epub 2017 Apr 18.

2013

Friedman AB, Guillory R, Ramakrishnaiah RH, Frank R, Gluth MB, Richter GT, Dornhoffer JL. Risk analysis of unilateral severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Jul;77(7):1128-31.

Gluth MB, Friedman AB, Atcherson SR, Dornhoffer JL. Hearing aid tolerance after revision and obliteration of canal wall down mastoidectomy cavities. Otol Neurotol. 2013 Jun;34(4):711-4.

Friedman AB, Gluth MB, Moore PC, Dornhoffer JL. Outcomes of cartilage tympanoplasty in the pediatric population. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Feb;148(2):297-301.

Abstracts

2019

Mulvey CL, Buzi A: "Management and Outcomes of Subperiosteal Abscess: A Review of National Data" Accepted for poster presentation at the 2019 Spring Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO), Austin, TX. May 2019.

Mulvey CL, Giordano T, Moran, K, Simi A, Durkin A, Buzi A: "Socioeconomic Factors, Presentation and Outcomes of Cholesteatoma in the Pediatric Population" Accepted for poster presentation at the 2019 Spring Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO), Austin, TX. May 2019.

Books

Chapters

2017

Buzi A, Rizzi M: Pediatric Otolaryngologic Considerations. Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery, 2nd ed. Katowitz JA, Katowitz WR (eds.). Springer Publishing, Co., New York, NY, Page: 169-182, Dec 1 2017.

2016

Buzi A, Gluth MD, Black B: Chronic Ear Disease in the Modern Era: Evolution of Treatment, Epidemiology, and Classification. The Chronic Ear. Dornhoffer JL, Gluth MB (eds.). Thieme, New York, NY, Page: 2-7, 2016.

2015

Buzi A and Sobol S: Case Study 5-2: Complex Large Neck Macrocystic Lymphatic Malformation. Head and Neck Vascular Anomalies: A Practical Case-Based Approach. Richter GT, Suen JY  (eds.). Plural Publishing, Inc., San Diego, CA, Page: 238-242, 2015.

2013

Friedman AB, Munson PD, Richter GT: Vascular Anomalies of the Head and Neck. Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Kountakis SE (eds.). Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Page: 2975-2988, 2013.

Posters and Presentations

2021

Bradley J, Ammon K, Buzi A, Rizzi M: "Development and Utilization of Telemedicine in ENT During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond" Poster presentation at the 45th Virtual Annual Congress and Educational Symposium, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses (SOHN) Oct 1-3 2021.

2020

Chorney SR, Buzi A: "Endoscopic Frontal Sinusotomy in Acute Pediatric Sinusitis with Intracranial Complications" Oral presentation at the AAO-HNSF 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, Boston, MA (9/13-16/20).  September 2020.

Chorney SR, Buzi A: "Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage and the Diagnosis of Pediatric Coagulopathies" Poster presentation at the AAO-HNSF 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, Boston, MA (9/13-16/20). September 2020.

Chorney SR, Zur KB, Buzi A, McKenna Benoit MK, Chennupati SK, DeMauro SB, Kleinman S, Elden LM: "Utility of Video Recorded Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy for Neonatal Vocal Cord Assessment in a Prospective Cohort" Poster presentation at the COSM Virtual Poster Session: May 15 - June 15, 2020.

Chorney SR, Buzi A, Rizzi MD: "The Role of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Children Undergoing External Drainage of Subperiosteal Orbital Abscess" Poster presentation at the COSM Virtual Poster Session: May 15 - June 15, 2020.

Chorney SR, Zur KB, Buzi A: "Reflux as a Risk Factor for Morbidity after Pediatric Tonsillectomy: A National Cohort of Inpatients" Podium presentation at the Virtual American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA) Meeting (4/25/20).

2019

Lin L, Revere K, Katowitz J, Lavelle J, Topping-Waller N, Kaur T, Rizzi M, Buzi A, Russo M, Hayes M, Wilbur C, Blackstone M, Reddy K, Kuhn I, Binenbaum G: "Development of an Orbital Cellulitis Clinical Pathway: A Multidisciplinary Approach" Accepted for surgical video presentation at the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) 50th Anniversary Fall Scientific Symposium, Hilton Union Square San Francisco, CA, Oct 10-11 2019.

Poonia SK, Devine CM, Javia LR, Buzi A, Rizzi MD: Two Rare Cases of Sinonasal Vascular Malformations in the Pediatric Population.  Poster presentation at the ASPO Summer Meeting: Frontiers in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Vail, CO July 21-24, 2019.

Buzi A. "Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Medical Management" Oral presentation at Rhinoworld, Chicago, IL (6/7/19)

Mulvey CL, Buzi A: "Management and Outcomes of Subperiosteal Abscess: A Review of National Data" Accepted for poster presentation at the 2019 Spring Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO), Austin, TX. May 2019.

Mulvey CL, Giordano T, Moran, K, Simi A, Durkin A, Buzi A: "Socioeconomic Factors, Presentation and Outcomes of Cholesteatoma in the Pediatric Population" Accepted for poster presentation at the 2019 Spring Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO), Austin, TX. May 2019.

2018

Mulvey C, Rizzi MD, Buzi A: "Microbiology of Pediatric Complicated Acute Rhinosinusitis" Oral presentation at ASPO Summer Meeting: Frontiers in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Vail, CO  July 2018 Notes: Accepted via abstract; Mulvey lecturer.

Kiell E, Rizzi M, Buzi A: "Management of Orbital Complications in the Pediatric Patient with Acute Rhinosinusitis: Ten Years of Experience at a High Volume Children's Hospital" Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology/COSM, National Harbor, MD April 20-22 2018 Notes: Accepted by abstract.

2017

Mulvey CL, Rizzi MD, Buzi A: “Predictive Ability of Bedside Nasal Endoscopy to Diagnose Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in a Pediatric Population” Oral presentation by Carolyn Mulvey, MD at the Annual Meeting of SENTAC, Toronto, ON, Canada. December 2017. Notes:  Accepted by abstract.

Alternative Media

2021

Adkins L: "Baby having trouble breastfeeding? Might be tongue-tied" KYW News Radio. https://www.radio.com/kywnewsradio/news/local/baby-having-trouble-breast...} Mar 8 2021. Notes: Dr. Buzi was interviewed.

2020

Abrahamson RP: Tongue-tie: Chrissy Teigen's daughter had one — but what does it mean? A doctor explains the signs and symptoms of the condition formally known as ankyloglossia. TODAY Parents 2020 Mar 2.

Invited Lectures

2021

Buzi A. "Ankyloglossia and Other Ties: What Is the Evidence for Frenotomies?"  Oral presentation at the American Academy of Pediatrics Virtual 2021 National Conference & Exhibition (On demand virtual, 10/8-11/21).

Buzi A. Panelist: "Updates in Management of Complex Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Children" American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) 2021 Virtual Summer Meeting (7/18/21).

2020

Buzi A. Panelist: "Fellowship Training" Women in Oto Virtual Mentoring Night (11/10/20).

Rizzi MD, Buzi A. "A Case-Based Approach to Managing Pediatric Complicated Acute Sinusitis" Round-table presentation at ASPO Summer Meeting: Frontiers in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Vail, CO (7/19/20).*Cancelled due to epidemic.

2019

Buzi A. Panel Moderator: "Care of the Child with Complicated Acute Sinusitis: A Case-based Approach" Presented at the AAO-HNS Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO, New Orleans, LA (9/18/19).

Buzi A. "Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Medical Management" Oral presentation at Rhinoworld, Chicago, IL (6/7/19)

2018

Buzi A. Invited Faculty: 9th Annual ORL Emergencies Boot Camp (Sponsored by Georgetown University, Washington DC. Course involved training PGY-1 & -2 residents from local and regional programs. 7/20/18)

 

Awards and Honors

2020-2021, Mentoring: Laura Henry MD, UPenn ORL-HNS PGY-2 Resident. 2020-21 Penn ORL-HNS Pilot Program $10K Award: "Association Between Pepsin, Chronic Adenoiditis and Pharyngeal Cobblestoning in Children: A Pilot Study"
2019, Top Female Docs, SJ Magazine
2017 & 2019, Top Docs for Kids 2017, SJ Magazine
2013, Excellence in Research Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences ORL-HNS
2012, American Academy of Otolaryngology Residency Leadership Grant
2010-2012, Otolaryngology in-service Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences ORL-HNS
2004-2008, University of Texas Scholar

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2021-present, Reviewer, The Laryngoscope
2019-present, Reviewer, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
2017-present, Reviewer, ORL Journal

Academic and Institutional Committees

2020-present, Otolaryngology Committee for Outpatient Curriculum Development
2020-present, Chair, Fellowship Program Education Committee (PEC)
2017-present, Otolaryngology Specialist, CHOP Data Safety Monitoring Board for study titled "Mechanisms of Behavioral and Cognitive Dysfunction in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea"
2016-present, EPIC Clinical Champion, Division of Otolaryngology

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

National

2020-present, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)
2008-present, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery