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Sam Marzo
M.D., FACS
  • Professor
  • Medical Director, Balance and Hearing Center
  • Medical Director, ENT
  • Residency Program Director, ENT
  • Otolaryngology
  • Neurological Surgery
Specialties
Surgery for Hearing Loss, Surgery for Deafness, Deafness, Hearing Loss, Bell's Palsy, Intratympanic Therapy for Hearing Loss, Stapes Surgery, Acoustic Tumors, Facial Nerve Disorders, Intratympanic Therapy for Hearing Loss, Ear Disorders, Ear Disease, Facial Paralysis, Skull Base Surgery, Hearing Problems, Surgical Treatment of Facial Paralysis, Cochlear Implantation, Stapes Surgery, Laser Ear Surgery, Hearing Restoration, Chronic Ear Surgery, Ear Drum Perforation, Sudden Deafness, Implantable Hearing Devices, Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid, BAHA, Mastoiditis, Sudden Hearing Loss, Single-Sided Deafness, Unilateral Hearing Loss, Bilateral Hearing Loss, Cholesteatoma, Temporal Bone Tumors, Envoy Esteem Hearing Implant
Board Certifications
  • Neurotology - Subspecialty: AM Board of Otolaryngology
  • Otolaryngology - General Cert: AM Board of Otolaryngology
Publications

Body mass index predicts risk for complications from transtemporal cerebellopontine angle surgeryMantravadi,A. V.; Leonetti,J. P.; Burgette,R.; Pontikis,G.; Marzo,S. J.; Anderson,D.Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2013 ;148(3):460-465

Recurrent post-tympanostomy tube otorrhea secondary to aerobic endospore-forming bacilli: a case report and brief literature reviewJaber,J. J.; Kircher,M. L.; Thorpe,E.; Porter RG,Sr; Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.Ear, nose, & throat journal 2013 ;92(2):66-72

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage from Tegmen Tympani Defects Repaired via the Middle Cranial Fossa ApproachBraca,J. A.,3rd; Marzo,S.; Prabhu,V. C.Journal of neurological surgery.Part B, Skull base 2013 ;74(2):103-107

Single session of brief electrical stimulation immediately following crush injury enhances functional recovery of rat facial nerve.Foecking,E. M.; Fargo,K. N.; Coughlin,L. M.; Kim,J. T.; Marzo,S. J.; Jones,K. J.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development 2012 ;49(3):451-458

Preauricular infratemporal fossa approach for advanced malignant parotid tumorsLeonetti,J. P.; Benscoter,B. J.; Marzo,S. J.; Borrowdale,R. W.; Pontikis,G. C.Laryngoscope 2012 ;122(9):1949-1953

Lateral temporal bone and parotid malignancy with facial nerve involvementMantravadi,A. V.; Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.; Fargo,K. N.; Carter,M. S.Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2011 ;144(3):395-401

Contemporary options for lateral skull base reconstruction following tumor extirpationMarzo,Sam, J.; Benscoter,Brent; Leonetti,J. P.Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery 2011 ;19(5):330-334

Osseointegrated implant applications in cosmetic and functional skull base rehabilitationBenscoter,B. J.; Jaber,J. J.; Kircher,M. L.; Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ...[et al.] 2011 ;21(5):303-308

Electrical stimulation and testosterone differentially enhance expression of regeneration-associated genes.Sharma,N.; Marzo,S. J.; Jones,K. J.; Foecking,E. M.Experimental neurology 2010 ;223(1):183-191

Combinatorial treatments enhance recovery following facial nerve crush.Sharma,N.; Moeller,C. W.; Marzo,S. J.; Jones,K. J.; Foecking,E. M.Laryngoscope 2010 ;120(8):1523-1530

Temporal bone osteoradionecrosis after surgery and radiotherapy for malignant parotid tumors.Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.; Zender,C. A.; Porter,R. G.; Melian,E.Otology & Neurotology 2010 ;31(4):656-659

Facial motor nuclei cell loss with intratemporal facial nerve crush injuries in rats.Marzo,S. J.; Moeller,C. W.; Sharma,N.; Cunningham,K.; Jones,K. J.; Foecking,E. M.Laryngoscope 2010 ;120(11):2264-2269

Facial Nerve Grading System 2.0Vrabec,J. T.; Backous,D. D.; Djalilian,H. R.; Gidley,P. W.; Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.; Morrison,D.; Ng,M.; Ramsey,M. J.; Schaitkin,B. M.; Smouha,E.; Toh,E. H.; Wax,M. K.; Williamson,R. A.; Smith,E. O.; Facial Nerve Disorders CommitteeOtolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2009 ;140(4):445-450

Facial nerve schwannoma.Marzo,S. J.; Zender,C. A.; Leonetti,J. P.Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery 2009 ;17(5):346-350

Comparison of extratemporal and intratemporal facial nerve injury models.Sharma,N.; Cunningham,K.; Porter,R. G.,Sr; Marzo,S. J.; Jones,K. J.; Foecking,E. M.Laryngoscope 2009 ;119(12):2324-2330

Effects of electrical stimulation and gonadal steroids on rat facial nerve regenerative properties.Sharma,N.; Coughlin,L.; Porter,R. G.; Tanzer,L.; Wurster,R. D.; Marzo,S. J.; Jones,K. J.; Foecking,E. M.Restorative Neurology & Neuroscience 2009 ;27(6):633-644

Electrical stimulation facilitates rat facial nerve recovery from a crush injury.Lal,D.; Hetzler,L. T.; Sharma,N.; Wurster,R. D.; Marzo,S. J.; Jones,K. J.; Foecking,E. M.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2008 ;139(1):68-73

Accelerating functional recovery after rat facial nerve injury: Effects of gonadal steroids and electrical stimulation.Hetzler,L. E.; Sharma,N.; Tanzer,L.; Wurster,R. D.; Leonetti,J.; Marzo,S. J.; Jones,K. J.; Foecking,E. M.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2008 ;139(1):62-67

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the parotid gland with temporal bone invasion.Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.; Agarwal,N.Otology & Neurotology 2008 ;29(4):545-548

Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the jugular foramenLeonetti,J. P.; Shirazi,M. A.; Marzo,S.; Anderson,D.Ear, nose, & throat journal 2008 ;87(2):86, 88-91

Long-term results of microvascular free-tissue transfer reanimation of the paralyzed face: three cases.Leonetti,J. P.; Zender,C. A.; Vandevender,D.; Marzo,S. J.Ear, nose, & throat journal 2008 ;87(4):226-229

The preauricular subtemporal approach for transcranial petrous apex tumors.Leonetti,J. P.; Anderson,D. E.; Marzo,S. J.; Origitano,T. C.; Schuman,R.Otology & Neurotology 2008 ;29(3):380-383

Facial paralysis associated with glomus jugulare tumors.Leonetti,J. P.; Anderson,D. E.; Marzo,S. J.; Origitano,T. C.; Vandevender,D.; Quinonez,R.Otology & Neurotology 2007 ;28(1):104-106

Intratemporal Grafting of the Facial Nerve following Lateral Skull Base Tumor ResectionLeonetti,J. P.; Anderson,D. E.; Marzo,S. J.; Origitano,T. C.; Petruzzelli,G. J.Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ...[et al.] 2007 ;17(3):181-186

Surgical management of facial neuromas: lessons learned.Shirazi,M. A.; Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.; Anderson,D. E.Otology & Neurotology 2007 ;28(7):958-963

Perioperative complications with the bone-anchored hearing aid.Shirazi,M. A.; Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2006 ;134(2):236-239

Surgical treatment of pediatric cholesteatomas.Shirazi,M. A.; Muzaffar,K.; Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.Laryngoscope 2006 ;116(9):1603-1607

Combined transtemporal access for large (>3 cm) meningiomas of the cerebellopontine angle.Leonetti,J. P.; Anderson,D. E.; Marzo,S. J.; Origitano,T. C.; Schuman,R.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2006 ;134(6):949-952

Intracranial schwannomas of the lower cranial nerves.Leonetti,J. P.; Anderson,D. E.; Marzo,S. J.; Origitano,T. C.; Shirazi,M.Otology & Neurotology 2006 ;27(8):1142-1145

Long-term results with operated sinus tympani retraction cholesteatoma.Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.; Beauchamp,M. M.; Jellish,W. S.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2006 ;135(1):152-154

Recurrent pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland.Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.; Petruzzelli,G. J.; Herr,B.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2005 ;133(3):319-322

Spontaneous transtemporal CSF leakage: a study of 51 casesLeonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S.; Anderson,D.; Origitano,T.; Vukas,D. D.Ear, nose, & throat journal 2005 ;84(11):700, 702-4, 706

Closure of complex lateral skull base defects.Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.; Petruzzelli,G. J.; Vandevender,D.Otology & Neurotology 2005 ;26(3):522-524

Intratympanic steroid perfusion for sudden sensorineural hearing lossMarzo,S. J.Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery 2005 ;131(8):730-732

Effects of stapedectomy on tinnitus in patients with otosclerosisSparano,A.; Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S.; Kim,H.The international tinnitus journal 2004 ;10(1):73-77

Diagnosis and management of post-traumatic vertigo.Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.; Raffin,M. J.; Letarte,P.Laryngoscope 2004 ;114(10):1720-1723

Implantable hearing devices.Marzo,S. J.ORL - Head & Neck Nursing 2003 ;21(4):22-25

Intratympanic therapies for sensorineural hearing loss and vertigoMarzo,S. J.ORL - Head & Neck Nursing 2003 ;21(3):9-13

Invasive fungal and bacterial infections of the temporal bone.Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.Laryngoscope 2003 ;113(9):1503-1507

Bone wax prevents nystagmus after labyrinthine fenestration in guinea pigs.Brockenbrough,J. M.; Marzo,S. J.; Wurster,R.; Young,M. R.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2003 ;128(5):726-731

Facial paralysis caused by malignant skull base neoplasms.Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.; Petruzzelli,G.Neurosurgical Focus 2002 ;12(5):e2

Intratympanic gentamicin therapy for persistent vertigo after endolymphatic sac surgeryMarzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2002 ;126(1):31-33

Malignancy of the temporal boneLeonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.Otolaryngologic clinics of North America 2002 ;35(2):405-410

The importance of magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of vertigo and imbalance.Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.Skull Base Surgery 2000 ;10(4):171-172

Education
Medical School
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery
Fellowship
  • Baptist Hospital, Otolaryngology: Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery
Interests
  • Golf
  • Woodworking
  • Kayaking
  • Family/Friends
  • Movies
  • Diet and Nutrition