John P. Leonetti, MD

John P. Leonetti, MD

Otolaryngology

Neurological Surgery
Professor
Program Director, Cranial Base Surgery

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Head And Neck Tumors
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Problems
  • Hearing Restoration
  • Implantable Hearing Devices
  • Inner Ear Surgery
  • Intratympanic Therapy For Hearing Loss
  • Laser Ear Surgery
  • Mastoiditis
  • Otosclerosis
  • Parotid Tumors
  • Single-Sided Deafness
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Stapes Surgery
  • Sudden Deafness
  • Sudden Hearing Loss
  • Superior Semicircular Canal Surgery
  • Surgery For Deafness
  • Surgical Treatment Of Facial Paralysis
  • Temporal Bone Tumors
  • Tinnitus
  • Unilateral Hearing Loss
  • Vertigo

About Dr. Leonetti

Interests
Golf, Weight Lifting, Reading

Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency
Loyola University Medical Center - Otolaryngology: General
Fellowship
  • House Ear Institute - Research
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital - Otolaryngology: Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology

Research

  • Delayed leptomeningeal metastasis of an adult anaplastic pilocytic astrocytoma Grahnke, K. A.; Heiferman, D. M.; Borys, E.; Melian, E.; Barton, K. P.; Lukas, R. V.; Shaikh, N.; Leonetti, J. P.; Anderson, D. E., BRAIN TUMOR PATHOLOGY
  • Ollier Disease of the Lateral Skull Base Fridirici, Z. C.; Petrusek, J. J.; Thorpe, E. J.; Leonetti, J. P., Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
  • Ophthalmic Complications Following Acoustic Neuroma Resection Gange, W. S.; Kirchner, I. D.; Thompson, J. A.; Hill, J.; Grahnke, K.; Ibrahim, T.; Leonetti, J. P.; Anderson, D. E.; Bouchard, C. S., Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.)
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  • Glomus faciale tumors: A report of 3 cases and literature review Nadimi, S.; Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J.; Anderson, D. E.; Mahmood, G.; Bumgarner, D., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • Hearing Loss following Posterior Fossa Microvascular Decompression: A Systematic Review Bartindale, M.; Kircher, M.; Adams, W.; Balasubramanian, N.; Liles, J.; Bell, J.; Leonetti, J., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Prognostic Indices for Predicting Facial Nerve Outcome following the Resection of Large Acoustic Neuromas Grahnke, K.; Garst, J. R.; Martin, B.; Leonetti, J. P.; Anderson, D. E., Journal of neurological surgery.Part B, Skull base
  • Stereotactic Radiation for Palliation of Skull Base Recurrences of Salivary Gland Carcinomas: Implications for Tumor Targeting Siddiqui, Z. A.; Melian, E.; Sethi, A.; Prabhu, V. C.; Rusu, I.; Emami, B.; Leonetti, J. P.; Anderson, D. E., Journal of neurological surgery.Part B, Skull base
  • Treatment of locally advanced parotid malignancies with parotidectomy and temporal bone resection Martin, J. R.; Filip, P.; Thorpe, E. J.; Leonetti, J. P., American Journal of Otolaryngology
  • Facial reanimation according to the postresection defect during lateral skull base surgery Leonetti, J. P.; Nadimi, S.; Marzo, S. J.; Anderson, D.; Vandevender, D., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • Neoplastic causes of nonacute facial paralysis: A review of 221 cases Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J.; Anderson, D. A.; Sappington, J. M., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • The economic impact of revision otologic surgery Nadimi, S.; Leonetti, J. P.; Pontikis, G., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • The Persistence of Tinnitus after Acoustic Neuroma Surgery Bell, J. R.; Anderson-Kim, S. J.; Low, C.; Leonetti, J. P., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Grading Facial Nerve Function Following Combined Static and Mimetic Surgical Techniques Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J.; Anderson, D. A.; Sappington, J. M., Journal of neurological surgery.Part B, Skull base
  • Temporoparietal fascial flap repair of middle cranial fossa tegmen and dural defects Kircher, M.; Pittman, A.; Thorpe, E.; Marzo, S.; Leonetti, J.; Tsimpas, A.; Anderson, D., The Laryngoscope
  • A study of persistent unilateral middle ear effusion caused by occult skull base lesions Leonetti, J. P., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • Body mass index predicts risk for complications from transtemporal cerebellopontine angle surgery Mantravadi, 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
  • Neurotologic skull base access for primary tumors of the temporomandibular joint Kay, S.; Leonetti, J. P., Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
  • Recurrent post-tympanostomy tube otorrhea secondary to aerobic endospore-forming bacilli: a case report and brief literature review Jaber, J. J.; Kircher, M. L.; Thorpe, E.; Porter RG, Sr; Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • Somatosensory evoked potentials help prevent positioning-related brachial plexus injury during skull base surgery Jellish, W. S.; Sherazee, G.; Patel, J.; Cunanan, R.; Steele, J.; Garibashvilli, K.; Baldwin, M.; Anderson, D.; Leonetti, J. P., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner ear effects of canal wall down mastoidectomy. Leonetti, J. P.; Kircher, M. L.; Jaber, J. J.; Benscoter, B. J.; Marmora, J. J.; Feustel, P. J., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Preauricular infratemporal fossa approach for advanced malignant parotid tumors Leonetti, J. P.; Benscoter, B. J.; Marzo, S. J.; Borrowdale, R. W.; Pontikis, G. C., Laryngoscope
  • Contemporary options for lateral skull base reconstruction following tumor extirpation Marzo, Sam, J.; Benscoter, Brent; Leonetti, J. P., Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery
  • Hearing preservation in the resection of vestibular schwannomas: patterns of hearing preservation and patient-assessed hearing function Wind, J. J.; Leonetti, J. P.; Raffin, M. J.; Pisansky, M. T.; Herr, B.; Triemstra, J. D.; Anderson, D. E., Journal of neurosurgery
  • Lateral temporal bone and parotid malignancy with facial nerve involvement Mantravadi, 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
  • Osseointegrated implant applications in cosmetic and functional skull base rehabilitation Benscoter, 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.]
  • Prognostic factors for the incidence and recovery of delayed facial nerve palsy after vestibular schwannoma resection. Morton, R. P.; Ackerman, P. D.; Pisansky, M. T.; Krezalek, M.; Leonetti, J. P.; Raffin, M. J.; Anderson, D. E., Journal of neurosurgery
  • Radiologic appearance of chronic parapharyngeal Teflon granuloma Hacein-Bey, L.; Conneely, M. F.; Hijaz, T. A.; Leonetti, J. P., American Journal of Otolaryngology
  • 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
  • Association between adipose graft usage and postoperative headache after retrosigmoid craniotomy. Porter, R. G., Sr; Leonetti, J. P.; Ksiazek, J.; Anderson, D., Otology & Neurotology
  • Facial nerve electromyographic monitoring to predict movement in patients titrated to a standard anesthetic depth. Jellish, W. S.; Leonetti, J. P.; Buoy, C. M.; Sinacore, J. M.; Sawicki, K. J.; Macken, M. P., Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Facial Nerve Grading System 2.0 Vrabec, 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 Committee, Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Facial nerve schwannoma. Marzo, S. J.; Zender, C. A.; Leonetti, J. P., Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery
  • Sporadic unilateral vestibular schwannoma in the pediatric population. Clinical article Walcott, B. P.; Sivarajan, G.; Bashinskaya, B.; Anderson, D. E.; Leonetti, J. P.; Origitano, T. C., Journal of neurosurgery.Pediatrics
  • 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
  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the parotid gland with temporal bone invasion. Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J.; Agarwal, N., Otology & Neurotology
  • Cervical spine causes for referred otalgia. Jaber, J. J.; Leonetti, J. P.; Lawrason, A. E.; Feustel, P. J., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • 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
  • Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the jugular foramen Leonetti, J. P.; Shirazi, M. A.; Marzo, S.; Anderson, D., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • 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
  • 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
  • Intratemporal Grafting of the Facial Nerve following Lateral Skull Base Tumor Resection Leonetti, 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.]
  • Surgical management of facial neuromas: lessons learned. Shirazi, M. A.; Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J.; Anderson, D. E., Otology & Neurotology
  • Combined anterior and anterolateral approaches to the cranial base: complication analysis avoidance, and management., Origitano, T. C.; Petruzzelli, G. J.; Leonetti, J. P.; Vandevender, D., Neurosurgery
  • 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
  • Intracranial schwannomas of the lower cranial nerves. Leonetti, J. P.; Anderson, D. E.; Marzo, S. J.; Origitano, T. C.; Shirazi, M., Otology & Neurotology
  • 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
  • Morphine/ondansetron PCA for postoperative pain nausea, and vomiting after skull base surgery., Jellish, W. S.; Leonetti, J. P.; Sawicki, K.; Anderson, D.; Origitano, T. C., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Perioperative complications with the bone-anchored hearing aid. Shirazi, M. A.; Marzo, S. J.; Leonetti, J. P., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Surgical treatment of pediatric cholesteatomas. Shirazi, M. A.; Muzaffar, K.; Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J., Laryngoscope
  • Closure of complex lateral skull base defects. Marzo, S. J.; Leonetti, J. P.; Petruzzelli, G. J.; Vandevender, D., Otology & Neurotology
  • Recurrent pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland. Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J.; Petruzzelli, G. J.; Herr, B., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Resection of large vestibular schwannomas: facial nerve preservation in the context of surgical approach and patient-assessed outcome Anderson, D. E.; Leonetti, J.; Wind, J. J.; Cribari, D.; Fahey, K., Journal of neurosurgery
  • Spontaneous transtemporal CSF leakage: a study of 51 cases Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S.; Anderson, D.; Origitano, T.; Vukas, D. D., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • Standard anesthetic technique for middle ear surgical procedures: a comparison of desflurane and sevoflurane. Jellish, W. S.; Owen, K.; Edelstein, S.; Fluder, E.; Leonetti, J. P., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Diagnosis and management of post-traumatic vertigo. Marzo, S. J.; Leonetti, J. P.; Raffin, M. J.; Letarte, P., Laryngoscope
  • Effects of stapedectomy on tinnitus in patients with otosclerosis Sparano, A.; Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S.; Kim, H., The international tinnitus journal
  • Facial nerve stimulation at the internal auditory canal: an animal model and experimental assessment Kelley, T. F.; Leonetti, J. P., The Laryngoscope
  • Invasive fungal and bacterial infections of the temporal bone. Marzo, S. J.; Leonetti, J. P., Laryngoscope
  • Facial paralysis caused by malignant skull base neoplasms. Marzo, S. J.; Leonetti, J. P.; Petruzzelli, G., Neurosurgical Focus
  • Intratympanic gentamicin therapy for persistent vertigo after endolymphatic sac surgery Marzo, S. J.; Leonetti, J. P., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Malignancy of the temporal bone Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J., Otolaryngologic clinics of North America
  • Perioperative management of complex skull base surgery: the anesthesiologist's point of view Jellish, W. S.; Murdoch, J.; Leonetti, J. P., Neurosurgical Focus
  • Silver nitrate injury in the rat sciatic nerve: a model of facial nerve injury Wachter, B. G.; Leonetti, J. P.; Lee, J. M.; Wurster, R. D.; Young, M. R., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Carotid-cavernous fistulas: pathogenesis and routes of approach to endovascular treatment Shownkeen, H.; Bova, D.; Origitano, T. C.; Petruzzelli, G. J.; Leonetti, J. P., Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ...[et al.]
  • The effects of clonidine premedication and scalp infiltration of lidocaine on hemodynamic responses to laryngoscopy and skull pin head-holder insertion during skull base procedures. Jellish, W. S.; Theard, M. A.; Cheng, M. A.; Leonetti, J. P.; Crowder, C. M.; Tempelhoff, R., Skull Base: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Comparison of postoperative variables observed after differing surgical approaches to the skull base Jellish, W. S.; Leonetti, J. P.; Anderson, D.; Fluder, E., Skull Base Surgery
  • Remifentanil-based anesthesia versus a propofol technique for otologic surgical procedures. Jellish, W. S.; Leonetti, J. P.; Avramov, A.; Fluder, E.; Murdoch, J., Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • The importance of magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of vertigo and imbalance. Marzo, S. J.; Leonetti, J. P., Skull Base Surgery
  • Two-day consecutive staged surgery for advanced skull base tumors, Origitano, T. C.; Leonetti, J. P.; Anderson, D. E.; Jellish, W. S., Skull Base Surgery