Steve Maturo, MD

Steve C Maturo, MD, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Name: Steve C Maturo, MD, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Surgery
Title: 
Program Director, NCC Otolaryngology Residency; Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Faculty Rank: 
Associate Professor
Location: 
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Patient Quality and Safety

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-8536

Education

US Air Force Academy, BS Biology, 1997
USUHS, MD, 2001
San Antonio Uniformed Services Otolaryngology Residency, 2008
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, 2011

Biography

Original Research
1. Scalzitti N, Hansen S, Maturo S, Lospinoso J, O'Connor P. Comparison of home sleep apnea testing versus laboratory polysomnography for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Sep;100:44-51.
2. Lanigan A, Lindsey B, Maturo S, Brennan J, Laury A. The Joint Facial and Invasive Neck Trauma (J-FAINT) Project, Iraq and Afghanistan: 2011-2016. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017
3. Maturo S, Hughes C, Kallingal G, Silvey S, Johnson AJ, Soderdahl D, Renz E, Brennan J. Improving Surgical Complications and Patient Safety at the Nation's Largest Military Hospital: An Analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data.Mil Med. 2017 Mar;182(3):e1752-e1755.
4. Ferraro K, Zernzach R, Maturo S, Nagy C, Barrett R. Chief of Residents for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: A Recipe for a New Role in Graduate Medical Education. Mil Med. 2017 Mar;182(3):e1747-e1751.
5. Kelts G, Maturo S, Couch ME, Schmalbach CE. Blunt cerebrovascular injury following craniomaxillofacial fractures: A systematic review. Laryngoscope. 2016.
6. Ahmed MM, Connor MP, Palazzolo M, Maturo SC. Effect of high-dose vocal fold injection of cidofovir and bevacizumab in a porcine model.. Laryngoscope. 2016.
7. Shams A, Ahmed M, Scalzitti NJ, Maturo S. How Does TeamSTEPPS Affect Operating Room Efficiency? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Dec 8.
8. Connor MP, Dion GR, Borgman M, Maturo S. The pediatric sedation unit: A prospective analysis of parental satisfaction. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Oct 18;78(12):2165-2168.
9. Rohrer J, Maturo S, Hill, Hartnick C et al. Pediatric Voice Analysis: Comparison of 2 Computerized Analysis Systems. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Jul 10.
10. Scalzitti N, Brennan J, Bothwell N, Maturo S. Military Otolaryngology Resident Case Numbers and Board Passing Rates during the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 May;150(5):787-91.
11. McCutcheon BA, Orosco RK, Chang DC, Salazar FR, Talamini MA, Maturo S, Magit A. Outcomes of isolated basilar skull fracture: readmission, meningitis, and cerebrospinal fluid leak. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Dec;149(6):931-9.
12. Connor MP, Brown A, Palazzolo M, Kunkel J, Eller R, Hartnick C, Maturo S. Effect of Vocal Fold Injection of Cidofovir and Bevacizumab in a Porcine Model. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Nov 28
13. Hill CA, Ojha S, Maturo S, Maurer R, Bunting G, Hartnick CJ. Consistency of Voice Frequency and Perturbation Measures in Children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Feb 8.
14. Maturo S, Benboujja F, Boudoux C, Hartnick C. Quantitative distinction of unique vocal fold subepithelial architectures using optical coherence tomography. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Nov;121(11):754-60
15. Maturo S, Hill C, Bunting G, Ballif C, Maurer R, Hartnick C. Establishment of a Normative Pediatric Acoustic Database. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;17:1-6.
16. Maturo S, Bunting G, Baliff C, Hartnick C et al. Pediatric paradoxical vocal fold motion: presentation and natural history. Pediatrics. 2011;128:1443-9.
17. Maturo S, Braun N, Brown DJ, Kerschner JE et al. Intraoperative laryngeal electromyography in children with vocal fold mobility: results of a multicenter longitudinal study. Arch Otol Head Neck. 2011;137:1251-7.
18. Maturo S, Hill C, Bunting G, Ballif C, Maurer R, Hartnick C. Pediatric Laryngeal Diadochokinetic Rates: Establishing a Normative Database. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011.
19. Maturo S, Weitzel E, Cowart J, Brennan J. Isolated posterior table frontal sinus fractures do not form mucoceles in a goat model. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2008. Nov; 139:688-94.
Case Series/Reports
20. Jones WS, Maturo SC, Hutcherson LR. Get a "CLEW": Using Clinical Learning Environment Walks (CLEWs) to Optimize Clinical Learning Environments. J Grad Med Educ. 2016: 8(3):458-9.
21. Shams AA, Ahmed MM, Scalzitti NJ, Maturo SC. Multidisciplinary Approach to Castleman Disease of the Neck. South Med J. 2016 Feb;109(2):78-82.
22. Kelts G, O'Connor PD, Hussey RW, Maturo S. An electrical cause of stridor: Pediatric vagal nerve stimulators. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Nov S0165-5876(14)00592-8.
23. Rogers DJ, Maturo S, Hartnick CJ et al. Operation Airway: The First Sustainable, Multidisciplinary, Pediatric Airway Surgical Mission. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. May 2014.
24. Setlur J, Maturo S, Hartnick C. Novel Method for Laryngotracheal Reconstruction: Combining Single- and Double-Stage Techniques. Ann Otology. Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 122(7):445-449.
25. Gallagher TQ, Setlur J, Maturo S, Hartnick CJ. Percutaneous transtracheal needle insufflation: A useful emergency airway adjunct simply constructed from common items found on your anesthesia cart. Laryngoscope. 2012 Mar 23.
26. Hill CA, Maturo S, Gallagher TQ, Whelan P, Pasternack et al. Pathology quiz case 2. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Mar;138(3):317.
27. Hill CA, Gallagher TQ, Maturo S, Sadow PM et al. Radiology quiz case 1. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jan;138(1):87.
28. King EF, Zwienenberg-Lee M, Maturo S, Siao Tick Chong P et al. Natural history of vocal fold paralysis in Arnold-Chiari malformation. Int Jrnl Ped Oto. 2011;4:256-60.
29. Kim SW, Maturo S, Dwyer D, Monash B, Yager PH, Zanger K, Hartnick CJ. Interdisciplinary Development and Implementation of Communication Checklist for Postoperative Management of Pediatric Airway Patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011.
30. Maturo S, Tse SM, Kinane B, Hartnick CJ. Initial experience using propranolol as an adjunctive treatment in children with aggressive respiratory papillomatosis. Annals Otol, Rhinol, Laryngol. 2011;120:17-20
31. Maturo S, Silver A, Nimkin K, Sagar P, Ashland J, van der Kouwe AJ, Hartnick C. MRI with Synchronized Audio to Evaluate Velopharyngeal Insufficiency. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2011.
32. Maturo S, Hartnick CJ. The vocal fold retractor: a useful tool for diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal and tracheal pathology. Laryngoscope. 2010;120:2227-30.
33. Maturo S, Hartnick C. Use of 532-nm Pulsed Potassium Titanyl Phosphate Laser and Adjuvant Intralesional Bevacizumab for Aggressive Respiratory Papillomatosis in Children: Initial Experience. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;136:561-65.
34. Maturo S, Lopez M. The caudal septum angle of deflection: an objective analysis for caudal septum deviation. Am J Otolaryngol. 2010 Apr.
35. Maturo S, Hartnick C. Initial experience using propranolol as the sole treatment for infantile airway hemangiomas. Int Jrnl Ped Oto. 2010; 74(3):323-5.
36. Shih R, Fackler S, Maturo S, True M et al. Parathyroid carcinoma in MEN1 with a classic germline mutation. Endocr Pract. 2009. Jun; 2:1-18.
37. Maturo S, Wiseman J, Mair E. Transantral endoscopic repair of orbital floor fractures with the use of a flexible endoscope holder: A cadaver study. ENT Journal. 2008. Dec; 87:693-5
38. Maturo S, Lopez MA. Zygotmatico-orbito-maxillary complex fractures. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2008. Jun; 19:86-9.
39. Maturo S, Weitzel E, Brennan J. An animal model for nasofrontal duct obstruction and frontal sinus mucocele formation. American Journal of Rhinology. 2008. Oct; 22:474-76.
40. Maturo S, Mair EA. Submucosal minimally invasive lingual excision (SMILE): technique for tongue base reduction. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2007. Mar; 18:29-32.
41. Maturo S, Michaelson PG, Horlbeck D, Brennan J. Auricular myiasis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Apr; 136(4):668-9.
42. Maturo S, Mair EA. Endoscopic image-guided removal of metallic intravascular foreign body of the skull base. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jan; 136(1):128-9.
43. Maturo S, Michaelson PG, Faulkner JA. Primary branchiogenic carcinoma: the confusion continues. Am J Otolaryngol. 2007 Jan-Feb; 28(1):25-7.
44. Maturo S, Brennan JA. Baroreflex failure: a rare complication of carotid paraganglioma surgery. Laryngoscope. 2006 May; 116(5):829-31
45. Maturo S, Brennan JA. Vocal cord paralysis in a fighter pilot. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine. 2006; 77:65-8
46. Maturo S, Mair EA. Coblation lingual tonsillectomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Sep; 135(3):487-8.
47. Maturo S, Mair EA. Submucosal minimally invasive lingual excision: an effective, novel surgery for pediatric tongue base reduction. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2006 Aug; 115(8):624-30.
48. Maturo S, Horlbeck D. Enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome: a case of bilateral sudden sensorineural hearing loss in a child. Intl Jrnl Pediatric Otolaryngology. 2006 Jun; 1:142-44
49. Nguyen JC, Murphy ME, Nutman TB, Maturo S, Turiansky GW et al. Cutaneous onchocerciasis in an american traveler. International Journal of Dermatology. 2005 Feb; 44:125-28.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • LTG PK Carlton Outstanding Faculty Award. Given to top faculty in all of SAUHSEC, over 300 faculty. Jun 2015.
  • 2014 Air Education Training Command Clinical Excellence Award.
  • Air Force Medical Service “MF” Experience Identifier for Excellence in Clinical or Academic teaching. Jul 2013.
  • 8. Best Teaching Staff in entire hospital as selected by over 30 Transitional Interns 2011-2012. Brooke Army Medical Center

Bibliography

  • Scalzitti N, Hansen S, Maturo S, Lospinoso J, O'Connor P. Comparison of home sleep apnea testing versus laboratory polysomnography for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Sep;100:44-51.
  • Maturo S, Hughes C, Kallingal G, Silvey S, Johnson AJ, Soderdahl D, Renz E, Brennan J. Improving Surgical Complications and Patient Safety at the Nation's Largest Military Hospital: An Analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data.Mil Med. 2017 Mar;182(3):e1752-e1755.
  • Ferraro K, Zernzach R, Maturo S, Nagy C, Barrett R. Chief of Residents for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: A Recipe for a New Role in Graduate Medical Education. Mil Med. 2017 Mar;182(3):e1747-e1751.
  • Ahmed MM, Connor MP, Palazzolo M, Maturo SC. Effect of high-dose vocal fold injection of cidofovir and bevacizumab in a porcine model.. Laryngoscope. 2016.
  • Shams A, Ahmed M, Scalzitti NJ, Maturo S. How Does TeamSTEPPS Affect Operating Room Efficiency? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Dec 8.