Jiovani Visaya, MD, FAAP

Primary Specialties:
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT)  (Board Certified)

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  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
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  • Humana
  • Coventry
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  • Miami Children's Health Plan
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  • About


    About the Physician

    Languages Spoken
    (in addition to English)

  • Education


    Medical School:

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


    New York-Presbyterian Hospital,Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Weill Cornell Medical College,NewYork, NY


    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

    Board Certification:

    American Academy of Pediatrics; American Board of Otolaryngology


    Shain Schley, MD Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching, 2014;
    First Place, Annual Resident Research Competition, Columbia/Cornell, 2014;
    Second Place, Annual Resident Research Competition, Columbia/Cornell, 2012;
    Member, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005;
    Frank Fowler Dow Prize for Premedical Excellence, Amherst College, 2005;
    Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2003;
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Research Fellowship, 2002;
    HSBC Bank USA Scholarship, 2001

  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    Journal Articles

    Modi VK, Visaya JM, Ward RF. Histopathological effect of balloon dilation in a live rabbit: Implications for the pediatric airway. Laryngoscope. 2015 Sep;125 Suppl 6:S1-S11.

    Visaya JM, Modi VK. Balloon Dilation of the Pediatric Airway: Clinical and Research Updates. Curr Otorhinolaryngol Rep. 2015 Mar;3(1):15-20.

    Visaya JM, Ward RF, Modi VK. Feasibility and mortality of airway balloon dilation in a live rabbit model. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Mar;140(3):215-9.

    Reisacher WR, Visaya JM. Patient adherence to allergy immunotherapy. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jun;21(3):256-62.

    Visaya JM, Wu JM, Chu EA, Dubin MG. Squamous cell carcinoma arising in an inverted papilloma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 May; 89(5):E21-2.

    Visaya JM, Ellis CL, Tufano RP. Pathology quiz case 1. Basal cell adenocarcinoma (BCAC). Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jan; 136(1):100.

    Visaya JM, Chu EA, Schmieg J, Iding JS, Koch WM. Pathology quiz case 1. Epithelialmyoepithelial carcinoma (EMC). Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Aug; 135(8):832.

    Francis HW, Buchman CA, Visaya JM, Wang NY, Zwolan TA, Fink NE, Niparko NK; CDACI Investigative Team. Surgical factors in pediatric cochlear implantation and their early effects on electrode activation and functional outcomes. Otol Neurotol. 2008 Jun; 29(4):502-508.

    Fink NE, Wang NY, Visaya J, Niparko JK, Quittner A, Eisenberg LS, Tobey EA; CDACI Investigative Team. Childhood Development after Cochlear Implantation (CDaCI) study: design and baseline characteristics. Cochlear Implants Int. 2007 Jun; 8(2):92-116.

    Book Chapters Visaya JM, Grunstein E. Complications of Rhinosinusitis. In: Parikh S, ed. Pediatric Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Clinical Reference Guide. San Diego: Plural, 2014; 275-285.

    Poster Presentations

    Kravietz AM, Gildin J, Visaya J, Mandell DL. Feasibility of microlaryngeal bipolar radiofrequency ablation-assisted management of pediatric obstructive airway disease. Poster session presented at: Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC); 2017 Dec 1; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    Visaya JM, Kacker A. Foreign body ingestion of a gold star sticker. Poster session presented at: Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM), American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA) Section; 2014 May 15; Las Vegas, NV.

    Visaya JM, Hsu N, Roure R, Pearlman A. Frontal Sinus Mucocele as a Late Complication of Frontal Bossing Reduction. Poster session presented at: Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM), American Rhinologic Society (ARS) Section; 2013 April 12-13; Orlando, FL.

    Visaya JM, Modi VK, Ward RF. Histopathological Effects of Balloon Dilation in a Live Rabbit Model. Poster session presented at: 11th International Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; 2012 May 20-23; Amsterdam, Netherlands.