Robert Battista, MDRobert A. Battista, M.D. Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology,

Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University Medical School

 

 

 

EDUCATION

Medical School

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ), Newark, NJ, 1986

Internship

General Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ), Newark, NJ, 1986 - 1987

Residency

Otolaryngology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ), Newark, NJ, 1987 - 1991

Fellowships

Otology, Minnesota Ear Clinic, Minneapolis, MN, July 1991- October 1991

Otology/Neurotology, Lippy Group for Ear Nose and Throat (Formerly the Warren Otologic Group), Warren, OH, 1991-1992

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Otolaryngology, General Otolaryngology -- 1991

American Board of Otolaryngology, Neurotology -- 2005 / 2014 (recertification)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION/HONORS

• American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (1987)

American Neurotology Society (1995)

• Chicago Laryngological and Otological Society (1995)

• Otosclerosis Study Group (1999)

• Listed, Best Doctor in Chicago Metropolitan Area, Castle Connolly Guide (1999, 2002-2012)

• Listed, Best Doctors in America: 2005 - 2006

COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

• Equilibrium Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2001 - 2006

• Hearing Committee, American Neurotology Society, 2002-2004

• Equilibrium Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2001 - 2009

• CPT and Relative Value Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2010 - 2013

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Battista RA, Mullins K, Wiet RM , Sabin A, Kim J, Rauch V. Sound localization in unilateral deafness with the Baha or TransEar. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2013;139 (1):64-70.

• Wiet RJ, Battista RA, Wiet RM, Sabin A. Hearing Outcomes in Stapes Surgery: A Comparison of Fat, Fascia, and Vein Tissue Seals. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2013;148 (1):115-20.

• Kim HH, Battista RA, Kumar A, Wiet RJ. Should ossicular reconstruction be staged following tympanomastoidectomy. Laryngoscope, 2006;116:47-51.

Battista RA. Intratympanic dexamethasone for profound, idiopathic sensorineural hearing loss. Otolarygol Head Neck Surg, 2005;132 (6):902-905.

Battista RA. Audiometric findings of patients with migraine-associated dizziness. Otology & Neurotology, 2004;26(2):128-131.

• Kim HH, Kumar A, Battista RA , Wiet RJ. Electrocochleography in patients with Meniere's disease. Am J Otolaryngol, 2005;26:128-31.

• Kim HH, Battista RA, Wiet RJ. Trends in the diagnosis and the management of Meniere's disease: results of a survey. Otolarygol Head Neck Surg, 2005;132(5):722-6.

Battista RA, Ho SY. The bone-anchored hearing device (BAHA). Operative Techniques Otolarygol Head Neck Surg , 2003;14 (4):272-276.

• Lippy WH, Battista RA, Berenholz L, Schuring AG, Burkey JM. Twenty-year review of revision stapedectomy. Otology & Neurotology, 2003;24:560-6.

• Ho SY, Battista RA, Wiet RJ. Early results with titanium ossicular implants. Otology & Neurotology, 2002;2:149-152.

• Hoistad DL, Melnik G, Mamikoglu B, Battista RA, O'Connor CA, Wiet RJ. Update on the conservative management of acoustic neuroma. Am J Otol, 2001;22:682-685.

Battista RA, Wiet RJ, Paauwe L. Evaluation of three intraoperative auditory monitoring techniques in acoustic neuroma surgery. Am J Otol, 2000;21:244-248.

Battista RA, Wiet, RJ. Stereotactic radiosurgery: A survey of the American Neurotology Society. Am J Otol, 2000;21:371-381.

Battista RA, Schafer M, Caldarelli DD. Craniofacial Anomalies. In English, GM, ed. Otolaryngology. Philadelphia: Lippicott-Raven, 1997.

Battista RA, Kwartler JA, Martinez DM. Persistent trigeminal artery as a cause of dizziness. ENT J 1997;76(1):43-45.

Battista RA, Bojrab DI, Wang A. Evaluation of residual acoustic schwannoma using gadolinium-DTPA enhanced magnetic resonance imaging with the fat suppression technique.The American Journal of Otology 1995;16:628-633.

Battista RA. Motion sickness syndrome. Insights Otolaryngol 1994;9(4):2-8.

• Bojrab DI, Causse J, Battista RA, et al. Ossiculoplasty with composite prostheses. In E. Monsell, ed. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. London: WB Saunders, 1994: 759-776.

• Bojrab DI, Bhansali S, Battista RA. Peripheral vestibular disorders. In Jackler R, Brackmann D, eds. Textbook of Neurotology. St. Louis: Mosby, 1994: 629-650.

• Lippy WH, Battista RA, Schuring AG, et al. Far advanced otosclerosis. Am J Otol. 1994;15:225-228.

Battista RA, Jahn AF. Small fenestra stapedotomy: technique and results. NJ Med. 1992;89:281-282.

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

Battista RA. Gamma knife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. New York: Elsevier Saunders, August 2009.

Battista RA, Wiet RJ, Joy J. Revision stapedectomy. In Wiet RJ, Battista RA, eds. Revision Ear and Skull Base Surgery. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. New York: Elsevier Saunders, August 2006.

Battista RA, Littlefield P. Revision BAHA surgery. In Wiet RJ, Battista RA, eds. Revision Ear and Skull Base Surgery. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. New York: Elsevier Saunders, August 2006.

Battista RA. Surgery for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. In Wiet RJ, ed. Ear and Temporal Bone Surgery: Minimizing Risks and Complications. New York: Thieme, 2006: 113-121.

Battista RA, Esquivel C. Canalplasty for acquired atresia. In Haberman R, ed. Middle Ear and Mastoid Surgery. New York: Thieme, 2004: 188-197.

Battista RA. Migraine-associated vertigo. In emedicine , Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery textbook, A. Meyers, ed., 2001.

Battista RA, Esquivel C. Middle ear, ossiculoplasty. In emedicine , Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery textbook, A. Meyers, ed., 2001.

Battista RA, Schafer M, Caldarelli DD. Craniofacial Anomalies. In English, GM, ed. Otolaryngology. Philadelphia: Lippicott-Raven, 1997.

• Bojrab DI, Causse J, Battista RA, et al. Ossiculoplasty with composite prostheses. In Monsell E, ed. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. London: WB Saunders, 1994: 759-776.

• Bojrab DI, Bhansali S, Battista RA. Peripheral vestibular disorders. In Jackler R, Brackmann D, eds. Textbook of Neurotology. St. Louis: Mosby, 1994: 629-650.

RECENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

• Sound Localization in Unilateral Deafness with the Baha or TransEar. Presented at the American Otological Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2011.

• Intratympanic dexamethasone for profound, idiopathic sensorineural hearing loss. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, New York, NY, September 2004.

• Surgical treatment of Meniere's disease. Presented at the Equilibrium Committee Seminar at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Orlando, FL, September 2003.

• Audiometric findings of patients with migraine-associated dizziness. Presented at the Meeting of the Middle Section of the American Triologic Society, Indianapolis, IN. January 2003.

• Intratympanic steroid versus oral steroid therapy for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Pesented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, San Diego, CA, September 2002.

• Otolithic Stimulation in the Tullios Phenomenon. Presented at the Combined International and North American Skull Base Society Meeting, San Diego, CA. July 1996.

• Delayed Facial Paralysis After Vestibular Nerve Section Due to Viral Reactivation. Presented at the Combined International and North American Skull Base Society Meeting, San Diego, CA. July 1996.

• Chemical Labyrinthectomy. Presented at the Chicago Laryngological and Otological Society Meeting, Chicago, IL. February 1996.

• Evaluation of Residual Acoustic Schwannoma Using Gadolinium-DTPA Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging with the Fat Suppression Technique. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Neurotologic Society, Palm Beach, FL. May 1994.

• The Role of Physician Directed Maneuvers in the Treatment of BPPV. Presented at the Meeting of the Middle Section of the American Triologic Society, Rochester, MN. February 1994.

• Hydroxyapatite in Otologic Surgery: Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Minneapolis, MN. October 1993.

• "Flexible" Hydroxyapatite Universal Prosthesis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Minneapolis, MN. October 1993.