• Il Prof. Maurizio Barbara è nato a Roma il 6/6/1954 e si è laureato in Medicina e Chirurgia presso l’Università “G. D’Annunzio” di Chieti nel 1978.
  • E’ specialista in Otorinolaringoiatria dal 1981 ed in Audiologia dal 1986.
  • Ha conseguito il PhD in “Istopatologia dell’orecchio interno” presso il Karolinska Institut (www.ki.se) di Stoccolma (Svezia) nel 1988.
  • E’ Professore di I Fascia in Otorinolaringoiatria presso la Facoltà di Medicina e Psicologia “Sapienza” di Roma (www.uniroma1.it/medicina2) ed esplica la propria attività clinica presso l’Azienda Ospedaliera Sant’Andrea di Roma (www.ospedalesantandrea.it/UOC16/index.php), ove svolge il ruolo di Direttore del Dipartimento Assistenziale Integrato “Organi di Senso” dal 2006.
  • E’ Coordinatore per la sede “Sant’Andrea”  della Scuola di Specializzazione in Otorinolaringoiatria “Sapienza”.
  • Dal 1 Novembre 2016 è Direttore del Dipartimento Universitario NESMOS dell’Universitá Sapienza (www.nesmos-sapienza.it
  • È Coordinatore del Dottorato di Ricerca in Plasticità Neurosensoriale“ Sapienza Roma

 

  • Membro dell’Editorial Board di:

E’ Membro delle Società Scientifiche:

PUBBLICAZIONI RECENTI INDEXATE

Barbara M, Volpini L, Filippi C, Atturo F, Monini S. A new semi-Implantable middle ear implant for sensorineural hearing loss: three-years follow-up in a pilot patient’s group. Acta Otolaryngol. 2017 Aug 30:1-5. doi:10.1080/00016489.2017.1371327. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28854835.

Covelli E, Volpini L, Filippi C, Tarantini S, Marrone V, Monini S, Barbara M.
Intralabyrinthine Vestibular Schwannoma Responsive to Intratympanic Gentamicin Treatment. J Int Adv Otol. 2017 Aug;13(2):285-288. doi: 10.5152/iao.2017.2772. PubMed PMID: 28816698.

Monini S, Marinozzi F, Atturo F, Bini F, Marchelletta S, Barbara M. Proposal of a Video-recording System for the Assessment of Bell’s Palsy: Methodology and Preliminary Results. Otol Neurotol. 20 Sep;38(8):1178-1185. doi:
10.1097/MAO.0000000000001498. PubMed PMID: 28708795.

Covelli E, Volpini L, Atturo F, Benincasa AT, Filippi C, Tarentini S, Marrone V, Monini S, Vestri A, Barbara M. Delayed Effect of Active Pressure Treatment on Endolymphatic Hydrops. Audiol Neurootol. 2017;22(1):24-29. doi:
10.1159/000472245. Epub 2017 May 18. PubMed PMID: 28514787.

Atturo F, Colangeli R, Bandiera G, Barbara M, Monini S. Can unilateral  progressive or sudden hearing loss be immune-mediated in origin? Acta Otolaryngol . 2017 Aug;137(8):823-828. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2017.1286035. Epub
2017 Mar 15. PubMed PMID: 28296514.

Monini S, Buffoni A, Romeo M, Di Traglia M, Filippi C, Atturo F, Barbara M.
Kabat rehabilitation for Bell’s palsy in the elderly. Acta Otolaryngol. 2017 Jun;137(6):646-650. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2016.1262553. Epub 2016 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 27967288.

Monini S, Bianchi A, Talamonti R, Atturo F, Filippi C, Barbara M. Patient satisfaction after auditory implant surgery: ten-year experience from a single implanting unit center. Acta Otolaryngol. 2017 Apr;137(4):389-397. doi:
10.1080/00016489.2016.1258733. Epub 2016 Dec 5. PubMed PMID: 27918233.

Monini S, Iacolucci CM, Di Traglia M, Lazzarino AI, Barbara M. Role of Kabat rehabilitation in facial nerve palsy: a randomised study on severe cases of Bell’s palsy. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2016 Aug;36(4):282-288. doi:
10.14639/0392-100X-783. PubMed PMID: 27734980; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5066463.

Barbara M, Volpini L, Covelli E, Filippi C, Monini S. Inner Ear Active Hearing Device in Non-Otosclerotic, Severe, Mixed Hearing Loss. Otol Neurotol. 2016 Jun;37(5):520-3. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001020. PubMed PMID: 27093022.

Monini S, Filippi C, Atturo F, Biagini M, Lazzarino AI, Barbara M.
Individualised headband simulation test for predicting outcome after percutaneous bone conductive implantation. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2015 Oct;35(4):258-64.
PubMed PMID: 26824212; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4731888.

Attanasio G, Covelli E, Cagnoni L, Masci E, Rosati D, Di Porto E, Barbara M, Monini S, Filipo R. Does age influence the success of intra-tympanic steroid treatment in idiopathic sudden deafness? Acta Otolaryngol. 2015;135(10):969-73. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2015.1060628. Epub 2015 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 26204857.

Iacolucci CM, Banks C, Jowett N, Kozin ED, Bhama PK, Barbara M, Hadlock TA.
Development and validation of a spontaneous smile assay. JAMA Facial Plast Surg.  2015 May-Jun;17(3):191-6. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2015.0083. PubMed PMID:25811938.

Barbara M, Volpini L, Ciotti M, Filippi C, Covelli E, Monini S, D’Ambrosio F.
Cone beam computed tomography after round window vibroplasty: do the radiological findings match the auditory outcome? Acta Otolaryngol. 2015 Apr;135(4):369-75. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2014.990582. Epub 2015 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 25743084.

Monini S, Musy I, Filippi C, Atturo F, Barbara M. Bone conductive implants in single-sided deafness. Acta Otolaryngol. 2015 Apr;135(4):381-8. doi:10.3109/00016489.2014.990057. Epub 2015 Feb 26. PubMed PMID: 25720582.

Atturo F, Barbara M, Rask-Andersen H. On the anatomy of the ‘hook’ region of the human cochlea and how it relates to cochlear implantation. Audiol Neurootol. 2014;19(6):378-85. doi: 10.1159/000365585. Epub 2014 Nov 4. PubMed PMID:25377867.

Bianchi A, Barbara M, Monini S. Selective rehabilitative approach to
neurological dysfunctions of the oro-pharyngo-laryngeal trivium. Acta
Otolaryngol. 2014 Nov;134(11):1172-8. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2014.936626. PubMed PMID: 25315917.

Monini S, Filippi C, Baldini R, Barbara M. Perceived disability from hearing and voice changes in the elderly. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2015 Feb;15(2):147-55. doi: 10.1111/ggi.12242. Epub 2014 Aug 27. PubMed PMID: 25164534.

Atturo F, Barbara M, Rask-Andersen H. Is the Human Round Window Really Round? An Anatomic Study With Surgical Implications. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Mar 6.

Barbara M, Volpini L, Monini S. Delayed facial nerve palsy after surgery for the Esteem(®) fully implantable middle ear hearing device. Acta Otolaryngol. 2014 Apr;134(4):429-32.

Pietrantonio A, D’Andrea G, Famà I, Volpini L, Raco A, Barbara M. Usefulness of image guidance in the surgical treatment of petrous apex cholesterol granuloma. Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2013;2013:257-263.

Monini S, Filippi C, Atturo F, Barbara M. Is the Bone-Conduction HeadBand test useful for predicting the functional outcome of a round window active middle ear implant? Otol Neurotol. 2013 Sep;34(7):1329-35.

Barbara M, Perotti M, Gioia B, Volpini L, Monini S. Transcutaneous bone-conduction hearing device: audiological and surgical aspects in a first series of patients with mixed hearing loss. Acta Otolaryngol. 2013 Oct;133(10):1058-64.

Monini S, Biagini M, Atturo F, Barbara M. Esteem® middle ear device versus conventional hearing aids for rehabilitation of bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Jul;270(7):2027-33.

Barbara M, Raffa S, Leone L, Murè C, Scrofani C, Monini S, Torrisi MR. Characterization of primary cultures of cholesteatoma-associated fibroblasts. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Aug;33(6):988-95.

Raffa S, Leone L, Scrofani C, Monini S, Torrisi MR, Barbara M. Cholesteatoma-associated fibroblasts modulate epithelial growth and differentiation through KGF/FGF7 secretion. Histochem Cell Biol. 2012 Aug;138(2):251-69.

Monini S, De Carlo A, Biagini M, Buffoni A, Volpini L, Lazzarino AI, Barbara M.Combined protocol for treatment of secondary effects from facial nerve Acta Otolaryngol. 2011 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Monini S, Lazzarino AI, Iacolucci C, Buffoni A, Barbara M. Epidemiology of Bell’s palsy in an Italian Health District: incidence and case-control study. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2010 Aug;30(4):198.

Barbara M, Biagini M, Monini S.                                                             The totally implantable middle ear device ‘Esteem’ for rehabilitation of severe sensorineural hearing loss.                                                                   Acta Otolaryngol. 2011 Apr;131(4):399-404. Epub 2011 Jan 3.

d’Alessandro F, Raffa S, Murè C, Kovacs D, Torrisi MR, Barbara M.      Paracrine loops of keratinocyte stimulation in cholesteatoma tissue: an immunofluorescence, transmission electron microscopy, and molecular study.Otol Neurotol. 2010 Sep;31(7):1163-9.

Clemente F, Costa M, Monini S, Barbara M.                                     Monitoring of Fixture Osteointegration after BAHA® Implantation.          Audiol Neurootol. 2011;16(3):158-63. Epub 2010 Jul 29.

Barbara M, Lazzarino AI, Biagini M, Costa M, Monini S.                    Influence of Meniett® treatment on hearing.                                         Acta Otolaryngol. 2010 Nov;130(11):1256-9.

Barbara M, Biagini M, Lazzarino AI, Monini S.                                    Hearing and quality of life in a south European BAHA population.             Acta Otolaryngol. 2010 Sep;130(9):1040-7.

Barbara M, Antonini G, Vestri A, Volpini L, Monini S.                                 Role of Kabat physical rehabilitation in Bell’s palsy: a randomized trial.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2009 May 8:1-6 .

Monini S, Malagola C, Villa MP, Tripodi C, Tarentini S, Malagnino I, Marrone V, Lazzarino AI, Barbara M                                                                      Rapid maxillary expansion for the treatment of nasal obstruction in children younger than 12 years.
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Jan;135(1):22-7.

Barbara M, Manni V, Monini S.                                                            Totally implantable middle ear device for rehabilitation of sensorineural hearing loss: preliminary experience with the Esteem, Envoy.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2009 Apr;129(4):429-32 .

Barbara M, Ronchetti F, Manni V, Monini S                                           Double localization of a unilateral sporadic vestibular schwannoma.
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2008 Feb;28(1):34-7.

Barbara M.
Lateral Attic Reconstruction Technique: Preventive Surgery for Epitympanic retraction pockets.                                                                              Otol Neurotol. 2008 Jun;29(4):522-5.

Barbara M, Raffa S, Murè C, Manni V, Ronchetti F, Monini S, Torrisi MR                                                                                          Keratinocyte growth factor receptor (KGF-R) in cholesteatoma tissue.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2008 Apr;128(4):360-4.

Barbara M, Monini S, Chiappini I, Filipo R.
Meniett therapy may avoid vestibular neurectomy in disabling Meniere’s disease.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2007 Nov;127(11):1136-41.

Filipo R, Patrizi M, La Gamma R, D’Elia C, La Rosa G, Barbara M.
Vestibular impairment and cochlear implantation.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2006 Dec;126(12):1266-74.

Monini S, Di Stadio A, Vestri A, Barbara M.
Silent reflux: ex juvantibus criteria for diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal disorders.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2006 Aug;126(8):866-71.
Monini S, Torrisi MR, Eliseo I, Visco V, Raffa S, Bandiera G, Nardi C, Ronchetti F, Barbara M.
Ultrastructural ciliary findings in nasal obstructive diseases.
Rhinology. 2005 Dec;43(4):251-6.

Barbara M, Bandiera G, Serra B, Marrone V, Tarentini S, Pinna JC, Ronchetti F, Graziadio M, Monini S.
Digital hearing aids for high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss: preliminary experience with the RetroX device.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2005 Jul;125(7):693-6.

Barbara M, Consagra C, Buongiorno G, Monini S, Bandiera G, Filipo R.
Genetically-induced deep venous thrombosis presenting as acute mastoiditis.
J Laryngol Otol. 2005 Apr;119(4):308-10.

Monini S, Taurino M, Barbara M, Irace L, Jabbour J, Bandiera G, Eliseo I, Faraglia V.
Laryngeal and cranial nerve involvement after carotid endarterectomy.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2005 Apr;125(4):398-402.

Barbara M, Mattioni A, Monini S, Chiappini I, Ronchetti F, Ballantyne D, Mancini P, Filipo R.
Delayed loss of residual hearing in Clarion cochlear implant users.
J Laryngol Otol. 2003 Nov;117(11):850-3.

Barbara M, Monini S, Buffoni A, Cordier A, Ronchetti F, Harguindey A, Di Stadio A, Cerruto R, Filipo R.
Early rehabilitation of facial nerve deficit after acoustic neuroma surgery.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2003 Oct;123(8):932-5.

Cassandro E, Sequino L, Mondola P, Attanasio G, Barbara M, Filipo R.
Effect of superoxide dismutase and allopurinol on impulse noise-exposed guinea pigs–electrophysiological and biochemical study.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2003 Sep;123(7):802-7.

Ronchetti F, Ronchetti R, Guglielmi F, Chiappini I, Contini C, Filipo R, Santino I, Cerruto R, Bernardeschi D, Barbara M.
Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in cholesteatoma tissue: any pathogenetic role?
Otol Neurotol. 2003 May;24(3):353-7.

Bizzarri M, Filipo R, Valente MG, Bernardeschi D, Ronchetti F, Monini S, Chiappini I, Barbara M.
Release of transforming growth factor beta-1 in a vestibular schwannoma cell line.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2002 Oct;122(7):785-7.

Mhatre AN, Jero J, Chiappini I, Bolasco G, Barbara M, Lalwani AK.
Aquaporin-2 expression in the mammalian cochlea and investigation of its role in Meniere’s disease.
Hear Res. 2002 Aug;170(1-2):59-69.

Barbara M, Mancini P, Mattioni A, Monini S, Ballantyne D, Filipo R.
Residual hearing after cochlear implantation.
Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2000;57:385-8.

Monini S, Filipo R, Ballantyne D, Bosco E, Mancini P, Buffoni A, Barbara M.
Influences of variables for communicative targets after cochlear implantation.
Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2000;57:277-80.

Barbara M, Consagra C, Monini S, Nostro G, Harguindey A, Vestri A, Filipo R.
Local pressure protocol, including Meniett, in the treatment of Ménière’s disease: short-term results during the active stage.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2001 Dec;121(8):939-44.

Attanasio G, Buongiorno G, Piccoli F, Mafera B, Cordier A, Barbara M, Filipo R.
Laser Doppler measurement of cochlear blood flow changes during conditioning noise exposure.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2001 Jun;121(4):465-9.