Adva Buzi, MD

Adva Buzi, MD

Adva Buzi, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Otolaryngology (ENT) and the Balance and Vestibular Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: General pediatric otolaryngology, Pediatric sinonasal disorders, Pediatric ear disorders
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; Specialty Care, Atlantic County
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


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


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

Board Certification


Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




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.


1. 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.


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.




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, 2018. 

Posters and Presentations


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.


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.

Invited Lectures


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

2017, 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

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


2008-present, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Institutional Committees

2014-present, Member, Perioperative Throughput Team