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Sam Marzo, MD
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Sam J. Marzo, MD is a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Loyola University Health System. He is the Director of the Loyola Hearing Center. He is also the Residency Program Director. After attending medical school and completing an Otolarygology residency at Loyola, he went on to a fellowship in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery at the Otology Group in Nashville, Tennessee. His practice is limited to Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery. His interests include the medical and surgical management of diseases of the ear, facial nerve and base of skull. He is an expert in ear surgery, cochlear implants, BAHA hearing restoration, facial nerve disorders and acoustic neuromas. He has ongoing research projects in facial nerve injury and regeneration, as well as intratympanic therapy for sudden hearing loss.

Special Interests:
Medical Director - Hearing Center
Otology
Neurotology
Cranial Base Surgery

Academic Background:
Board Certified in Otolaryngology
Fellowship (Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery): Ear Foundation, Nashville, Tennessee
Residency: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago

Selected Articles & Publications:
Marzo SJ, Hotaling AJ. The tradeoff between resistance and resolution in pediatric rigid bronchoscopy. Ann ORL 1995;104:282-287.

Leonetti JP, Buckingham RA, Marzo SJ. Endaural approaches to the sinus tympani. Am J Otol 1996;17:823-826.

Marzo SJ. Facial Nerve Grafting. CINN Journal. December 1996

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP. Current management of glomus jugulare tumors. Neurosurgery Quarterly 1997

Marzo SJ. The difference between cochlear and vestibular Meniere’s disease. Steady 1997;8:1-2

Marzo SJ, Klitz GR, Leonetti JP. A three-dimensional transparent model of the temporal bone. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1998;118:578-580

Leonetti JP, Marzo SJ. Translabyrinthine Approach. Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery 1999;2:52-57

Marzo SJ. Vertigo. American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Patient of the Month Program, 2000;Volume 30:1

Marzo SJ. What exacerbates Meniere’s disease. Steady 2000,1:1-2

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP. The importance of magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of vertigo. Skull Base Surg 2000;10:171-172.

Leonetti JP, Petruzzelli GJ, Vandevender D, Marzo SJ. Facial reanimation using neurovascular free tissue transfer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000;123:2168-2170.

Leonetti JP, Anderson D, Marzo SJ, Moynihan G. Prevention and management of cerebrospinal fluid fistula after transtemporal skull base surgery. Skull Base Surg 2001;11:87-92.

Leonetti JP, Shownkeen H, MarzoSJ. Incidental petrous apex findings on magnetic resonance imaging. ENT Journal 2001;80:200-206.

Leonetti JP, Anderson D, Marzo SJ, Moynihan G. Cerebrospinal fluid fistula after transtemporal skull base surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001;124:511-514.

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP. Temporal Bone Malignancies. In: Pensak ML.,ed. Controversies in Otolaryngology. New York, Thieme 2001: 284-286.

Marzo SJ. Sigmoid sinus thrombosis with contralateral abducens palsy: First report of a case. ENT Journal 2001;80:869-870.

Leonetti JP, Wachter B, Marzo SJ, Petruzzelli GP. Extracranial lower cranial nerve sheath tumors. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001;125:640-644.

Marzo SJ. Adult with Draining Ear. American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Patient of the Month Program, 2002; Volume 31:5

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP. Intratympanic gentamicin therapy for persistent vertigo after endolymphatic sac surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2002;126:31-33.

Marzo SJ. Intratympanic therapy for sensorineural hearing loss and vertigo. Audiology Online March 2002

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP, Petruzzelli GJ. Facial paralysis from malignant skull base neoplasms. Neurosurg Focus 2002;12:1-4

Leonetti JP, Marzo SJ. Malignancy of the temporal bone. Otolaryngol Clin N Am 35 (2002) 1-6.

Marzo SJ. Bell’s Palsy. Audio-Digest Otolaryngology Vol 35, Issue 12. June 21,2002

Marzo SJ. Adult with Sudden Hearing Loss. American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Patient of the Month Program, Volume 32:1, September 2002.

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP, Petruzzelli GJ. Facial paralysis from malignant skull base neoplasms. ENT Journal 2002;81:845-849.

Marzo SJ. Implantable Hearing Devices. Chicago Medicine 2002;105(No 4):22-24.

Origitano TC, Anderson DA, Leonetti JP, Marzo SJ. Combined , staged 2-day approach and management of multicompartment meningiomas. Techniques in Neurosurgery 2003;9:46-55.

Brockenbrough JM, Marzo SJ, Wurster R, Young RI. Bone wax prevents nystagmus after labyrinthine fenestration in guinea pigs. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003;128:726-731.

Marzo SJ. Leonetti JP. Invasive fungal and bacterial infections of the temporal bone. Laryngoscope 2003;13:1503-1507.
PUBLICATIONS (continued):

Marzo SJ. Intratympanic therapies for sensorineural hearing loss and vertigo. ORL-Head and Neck Nursing 2003;21:22-25.

Marzo SJ, Stankiewicz JA, Consiglio AP. Lidocaine for the relief of incapacitating tinnitus. Ear Nose Throat 2004;83:236-238.

Sparano A, Leonetti JP, Marzo SJ, Kim H. Effects of stapedectomy on tinnitus in patients with otosclerosis. International Tinnitus Journal 2004;10,73-77.

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP, Raffin MJ, Letarte P. Diagnosis and management of post-traumatic vertigo. Laryngoscope 2004;114:1720-1723.

Herr BH, Marzo SJ, Intratympanic steroid perfusion for refractory sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005;132:527-531.

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP, Petruzzelli GJ, Vandevender D. Closure of complex lateral skull base defects. Otol Neurotol 2005;26:522-524.

Marzo SJ. Intratympanic steroid perfusion for sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005; 131:730-732.

Leonetti JP, Marzo SJ, Petruzzelli GJ, Herr B, Recurrent pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005;133:319-322.

Leonetti JP, Marzo SJ, Anderson DA, Origitano TC, Vukas DD. Spontaneous transtemporal CSF leakage: a study of 51 cases. ENT Journal 2005; 84:700-706.

Shirazi MA, Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP. Perioperative complications with the bone-anchored hearing aid. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2006; 134:236-239.

Marzo SJ, Middle Ear Medical and Surgical Issues, Audiology on Line. 12/14/2006.

Leonetti JP, Marzo SJ, Beauchamp MM, Jellish WS. Long-term results with operated sinus tympani retraction cholesteatoma. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2006; 135:153-154.

Shirazi MA, Muzaffar K, Leonetti JP, Marzo SJ. Surgical treatment of pediatric cholesteatomas. Laryngoscope 2006; 116:1603-1607.

Leonetti JP, Anderson DE, Marzo SJ, Origitano TC, Shirazi M. Intracranial schwannomas of the lower cranial nerves. Otol Neurotol 2006;1142-1145.

Zender CA, Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP, Kostidis A, Daefer R. Head, Neck and Skul Base Neoplasms, Chapter 140, in The Interface of Neurology and Internal Medicine, Biller J, editor, 2006, (in press).

Shuman R, Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP, Kostidis A, Daefer R. Vertigo, Chapter 142, in The Interface of Neurology and Internal Medicine, Biller J, editor, 2006, (in press).

Zender CA, Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP. Diseases of the External Auditory Canal , Chapter 16, in Clinical Otology, 3rd Edition, Hughes GA, Pensak MP, editors 2006, (in press).

Marzo SJ, Leonetti JP. Tumors of the Temporal Bone, in Comprehensive Management of Tumors of the Skull Base. Hanna, EY, DeMonte F, editors. Marcel Decker, Inc, 2006, (in press).

Marzo SJ. Leonetti, JP, Petruzzelli, GJ. Malignant Neoplasms of the Temporal Bone, in Head and Neck Oncology. Petruzzelli GJ, editor. Plural Publishing, Inc, 2006, (in press).

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