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Ravi Samy, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine<br>UC Health Otolaryngologist

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: Duke University School of Medicine

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Otolaryngology, 2001
  • ABO- Sub-specialty Certfication in Neurotolgy, 2004
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Altman, Ashley L; Golub, Justin S; Pensak, Myles L; Samy, Ravi N 2015. Bilateral Facial Palsy Following Ipilimumab Infusion for Melanoma. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, ,

Golub, Justin S; Samy, Ravi N 2015. Preventing or reducing smoking-related complications in otologic and neurotologic surgery. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 23 5, 334-40

Golub, Justin S; Weber, Jon D; Leach, James L; Pottschmidt, Natalie R; Zuccarello, Mario; Pensak, Myles L; Samy, Ravi N 2015. Feasibility of the Ultrasonic Bone Aspirator in Retrosigmoid Vestibular Schwannoma Removal. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, ,

Samy, Ravi N 2015. Caring for the whole patient in otology/neurotology. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 23 5, 329

Schutt, Christopher A; Neubauer, Paul; Samy, Ravi N; Pensak, Myles L; Kuhn, Jeffery J; Herschovitch, Meir; Kveton, John F 2015. The correlation between obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, and superior semicircular canal dehiscence: a new explanation for an increasingly common problem. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 36 3, 551-4

Tawfik, Kareem O; Golub, Justin S; Roland, J Thomas; Samy, Ravi N 2015. Recurrent cochlear implant infection treated with exteriorization and partial mastoid obliteration. Cochlear implants international, ,

Weber, Jon D; Samy, Ravi N; Nahata, Amit; Zuccarello, Mario; Pensak, Myles L; Golub, Justin S 2015. Reduction of bone dust with ultrasonic bone aspiration: implications for retrosigmoid vestibular schwannoma removal. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 152 6, 1102-7

Golub, Justin S; Sharma, Arun; Samy, Ravi N 2014. A smartphone-optimized web site for conveniently viewing otolaryngology journal abstracts. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 151 6, 972-5

Krishnamoorthy, Kumaresh; Samy, Ravi N; Shoman, Nael 2014. The challenges of starting a cochlear implant programme in a developing country. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 22 5, 367-72

Samy, Ravi N 2014. The Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 22 5, 343

Samy, Ravi N; Houston, Lisa; Scott, Michael; Choo, Daniel I; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen 2014. Cochlear implantation in patients with Meniere's disease. Cochlear implants international, ,

Son, Hwa J; Karkas, Alexandre; Buchanan, Patrick; Giurintano, Jonathan P; Theodosopoulos, Philip; Pensak, Myles L; Samy, Ravi N 2014. Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid effusion of the temporal bone: repair, audiological outcomes, and obesity. The Laryngoscope, 124 5, 1204-8

Shoman, Nael M; Patel, Biraj; Cornelius, Rebecca S; Samy, Ravi N; Pensak, Myles L 2011. Contemporary angiographic assessment and clinical implications of the vein of labbé in neurotologic surgery. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 32 6, 1012-6

Shoman, Nael M; Samy, Ravi N; Pensak, Myles L 2011. Double-barrel stenting in infracochlear approach for drainage of petroux apex cholesterol granulomas. The Laryngoscope, 121 3, 574-6

Sun, Gordon H; Samy, Ravi N; Tinkle, Bradley T; Cornelius, Rebecca S; Brown, David K 2011. Craniometaphyseal dysplasia-induced hearing loss. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 32 2, e9-10

Sun, Gordon H; Shoman, Nael M; Samy, Ravi N; Cornelius, Rebecca S; Koch, Bernadette L; Pensak, Myles L 2011. Do contemporary temporal bone fracture classification systems reflect concurrent intracranial and cervical spine injuries? The Laryngoscope, 121 5, 929-32

Sun, Gordon H; Shoman, Nael M; Samy, Ravi N; Pensak, Myles L 2011. Analysis of carotid artery injury in patients with basilar skull fractures. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 32 5, 882-6

Kadar, Aleem A; Hearst, Matthew J; Collins, Margaret H; Mangano, Francesco T; Samy, Ravi N 2010. Ewing's Sarcoma of the Petrous Temporal Bone: Case Report and Literature Review. Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et al.], 20 3, 213-7

Leung, Randal; Samy, Ravi N; Leach, James L; Murugappan, Shanmugam; Stredney, Don; Wiet, Gregory 2010. Radiographic anatomy of the infracochlear approach to the petrous apex for computer-assisted surgery. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 31 3, 419-23

Propst, Evan J; Prager, Jeremy D; Adams, Janet M; Arjmand, Ellis M; Willging, J Paul; Samy, Ravi N 2010. A preliminary investigation of four-dimensional ultrasound for evaluation of middle ear ossicles: an in vitro study. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 74 9, 1028-33

Samy, R N; Shoman, N M; Cornelius, R S; Pensak, M L 2010. Radiologic comparison of density of mastoid obliteration vs. cortical bone and otic capsule. The Laryngoscope, 120 Suppl 4 , S219

Sun, Gordon H; Leung, Randal; Samy, Ravi N; McAfee, Jacob S; Hearst, Matthew J; Savage, Christopher R; Choo, Daniel I; Pensak, Myles L 2010. Analysis of hearing preservation after endolymphatic mastoid sac surgery for Meniere's disease. The Laryngoscope, 120 3, 591-7

Kerr, Robert G; Hearst, Matthew J; Samy, Ravi N; van Loveren, Harry R; Tew, John M; Pensak, Myles L; Theodosopoulos, Philip V 2009. Delayed extrusion of hydroxyapatite cement after transpetrosal reconstruction. Neurosurgery, 64 3, 527-31; discussion 5

Castillo, Michael P; Samy, Ravi N; Isaacson, Brandon; Roland, Peter S 2008. Petrous apex cholesterol granuloma aeration: does it matter? Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 138 4, 518-22

Hearst, Matthew J; Kadar, Aleem; Keller, Jeffrey T; Choo, Daniel I; Pensak, Myles L; Samy, Ravi N 2008. Petrous carotid canal dehiscence: an anatomic and radiographic study. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 29 7, 1001-4

Honaker, Julie; Samy, Ravi N 2008. Migraine-associated vestibulopathy. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 16 5, 412-5

Honaker, Julie A; Samy, Ravi N 2007. Vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 15 5, 330-4

Samy, Ravi N; Krishnamoorthy, Kumaresh; Pensak, Myles L 2007. Use of a novel ultrasonic surgical system for decompression of the facial nerve. The Laryngoscope, 117 5, 872-5

Verret, D J; Spencer Cochran, C; Defatta, Robert J; Samy, Ravi N 2007. External auditory canal hemangioma: case report. Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et al.], 17 2, 141-3

Krishnamoorthy, Kumaresh; Pensa, Myles L; Samy, Ravi N 2006. Delayed extrusion of hydroxyapatite after transpetrosal reconstruction. The Laryngoscope, 116 10, 1817-9

Samy, Ravi N; Pensak, Myles L 2006. Revision ossiculoplasty. Otolaryngologic clinics of North America, 39 4, 699-712, vi

Verret, D J; Samy, Ravi N 2005. Bilateral cholesterol granulomas. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 26 5, 1041-4

Adelson, Robert Todd; Samy, Ravi N; Lindberg, Guy 2004. T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia presenting as an ear canal mass. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 25 6, 1006-8

Mehendale, Neelesh H; Samy, Ravi N; Roland, Peter S 2004. Management of pseudomeningocele following neurotologic procedures. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 131 3, 253-62

Chen, Arthur F; Samy, Ravi N; Kirby, Patricia; Gantz, Bruce J; Rubinstein, Jay T 2003. Neuroepithelial cysts of the middle ear. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 112 4, 356-60

Lin, Ho-Sheng; Samy, Ravi N; Lum, Joanne; Dorie, Mary Jo; Terris, David J 2002. Effect of blood transfusion in an experimental sarcoma model. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 128 3, 308-12

Chen, A F; Samy, R N; Gantz, B J 2001. Cerebellopontine angle tumor composed of Schwann and meningeal proliferations. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 127 11, 1385-9

Atkins, B Z; Silvestry, S C; Samy, R N; Shah, A S; Sabiston, D C; Glower, D D 2000. Calcitonin gene-related peptide enhances the recovery of contractile function in stunned myocardium. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 119 6, 1246-54

Moir, M S; Samy, R N; Hanasono, M M; Terris, D J 1999. Autologous and heterologous blood transfusion in head and neck cancer surgery. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 125 8, 864-8

Lucke, J C; Samy, R N; Atkins, B Z; Silvestry, S C; Douglas, J M; Schwab, S J; Wolfe, W G; Glower, D D 1997. Results of valve replacement with mechanical and biological prostheses in chronic renal dialysis patients. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 64 1, 129-32; discussion 1

Silvestry, S C; Lilly, R E; Atkins, B Z; Lucke, J C; Owen, C H; Marathe, U S; Samy, R N; Davis, J; Glower, D D 1997. Ventricular and myocardial efficiencies during acute aortic regurgitation in conscious dogs. Circulation, 96 9 Suppl, II-108-14

Samy, R N; Scher, R L 1996. ASAP18 core biopsy needle for the diagnosis of head and neck cancer. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 114 3, 496-8

Zhang, Fawen; Samy, Ravi N; Anderson, Jill M; Houston, Lisa . Recovery function of the late auditory evoked potential in cochlear implant users and normal-hearing listeners. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20 7, 397-408