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James Azzi, MD

Primary Specialties:
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)  (Board Certified)
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery

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Accepting New Patients
Insurance Accepted:
  • Avmed
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Molina
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan/ PHCS
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Dimension Health
  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Care Plus
  • Coventry
  • Multiplan
  • Sunshine Health
  • Prestige Health Choice
  • About

    About

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Azzi is a board certified heard & neck and micro-vascular surgeon with advanced fellowship training. He treats:

    • Head & Neck Cancer
    • Facial nerve disorders
    • Facial trauma
    • Sinus and skull base surgery

  • Education

    Education

    Medical School:

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

    Internship:

    Beth Israel Mount Sinai, New York, NY

    Residency:

    New York Eye and Ear Infirmary at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

    Fellowship:

    Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (ABOHNS)
  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    PUBLICATIONS

    Krane, N., Azzi, J., Wax, M.K. Full-Thickness Compared to Split-Thickness Skin Grafts for Reconstruction of Forearm Free Flap Donor Sites. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Pending.

    Thomas, W.W., Calcagno, H.E., Azzi, J., et al. Incidence of Inadequate Perforators and Salvage Options for the Anterior Lateral Thigh Free Flap. Laryngoscope. July 2019.

    Wax, M.K., Azzi, J. Perioperative Considerations in Free Flap Surgery: A Review of Pressors and Anticoagulation. Oral Oncology. August 2018.

    Sclafani, A.P., Azzi, J. Platelet Preparations for Use in Facial Rejuvenation and Wound Healing: A Critical Review of Current Literature. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. June 2015.

    Azzi, J., Schantz, S., Azzi, J.P. Head and Neck Emergencies. Total Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Thieme Publishers New York 2015.

    Azzi, J., Azzi, J.P., Sclafani, A.P., Shin, E. The Complete Otolaryngology Physical Examination. Total Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Thieme Publishers New York 2015.

    Azzi, J., Azzi, J.P., Schantz, S. Blunt and Penetrating Neck Injuries. Total Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Thieme Publishers New York 2015.

    Agarwal, J., Azzi, J., Pantelides, H. Enlarging Neck Mass in a Child: A Rare Presentation of Castleman's Disease. JAMA-Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (submitted 2015)

    PRESENTATIONS

    Cave, T., Azzi, J., Andersen, P., et al. Reducing Transfusion Criteria in Free Flap Surgery. AAO-HNS Annual Meeting, New Orleans 2019.

    Phalke, N., Azzi, J., Petrisor, D, et al. Safety of Microvascular Venous Coupler Devices in Patient Undergoing MRI. AAO-HNS Annual Meeting, Atlanta 2018.

    Azzi, J. Review of Treatment Options and Outcomes for Early Glottic Carcinoma. Head and Neck Cancer Conference, Mount Sinai Beth Israel November 2016.

    Azzi, J., Bernstein, J., Jabs, E. Revisiting Choanal Atresia in Craniosynostosis – Overview of Development and Analysis of Preliminary Murine Data to Suggest an Alternative Etiology for Nasal Airway Narrowing. New York Metropolitan Research Symposium 2016.

    Azzi, J., Buchbinder, D. Touch Surgery: A Novel Application with Uses in Surgical Training. Annual NYEEIMS Spring Research Symposium 2015.

    Azzi, J., Tran, T. Salivary Duct Carcinoma: Case Series with Analysis of Outcomes. Annual NYEEIMS Spring Research Symposium 2014.

    Azzi, J., Groblewski, J. Implementing a Universal Hearing Screening Protocol in the Pediatric Refugee Clinic of Hasbro Children's Hospital. Brown University Medical Research Symposium 2010.