PERSONAL DATA:


Place of Birth: New York City, New York

EDUCATION:

B.S.
City University of New York combined B.S./M.D. Program - 1992

M.D.
Upstate Medical School – State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse - 1994

General Surgery Internship
Tufts - New England Medical Center - Boston, MA - 1994-1995

Otolaryngology Residency
Tufts - New England Medical Center - Boston, MA - 1995-1998

Otolaryngology Chief Residency
Tufts - New England Medical Center - Boston, MA - 1998-1999

Board Certification
Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery - 2000

Fellowship
American College of Surgeons  - 2003

AWARDS:

Patient Choice Awards – Best Doctors 2009
First Place: New England Otolaryngology Society Meeting
Management of Blunt Laryngeal Trauma 1997
Cum Laude: City University of New York Medical School 1992


PRESENTATIONS:

Nasal Polyposis Secondary to Rhinolithiasis: Case of the Missing Eraserhead. Michael K. Ditkoff, Luna D. Bailey.
Triological Eastern Section Meeting. Boston, MA, January, 2003

Endoscopic Surgical Management of Isolated Sphenoid Mucopyocele Presenting with Opthalmoplegia and Pituitary Dysfunction. Luna D. Bailey, Michael K. Ditkoff. Triological Eastern Section Meeting. Boston, MA, January, 2003

The Safety of Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing in an Outpatient Setting. Manderly Cohen, Michael Setzen, Philip Perlman, Michael Ditkoff, Kenneth Mattucci, Joel Guss. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Boca Raton, FL, May, 2002

The Association between laryngopharyngeal sensory deficits, pharyngeal motor function, and the prevalence of aspiration with thin liquids. Michael Setzen, Manderly Cohen, Philip Perlman, Kenneth Mattucci, Michael Ditkoff., Sept. 2001

PUBLICATIONS:

Use of the laryngeal mask airway in preventing fires during adenoidectomies in children: A study of 25 patients. Militana C, Ditkoff M, Mattucci K. Ear Nose & Throat Journal 2007; 86: 621-623.

Case Report: Expanding the Differential Diagnosis of Intractable Cough. Shah RK, Ditkoff MK, Karmody CS. American Family Physician 2005; 72:5-6.

Risk of Aspiration of Pureed food as determined by flexible endoscopes evaluation of swallowing with sensory testing. Perlman PW, Cohen MA, Setzen M, Belafsky P, Guss J, Mattucci K, Ditkoff M. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003; 128:99-102.

The Safety of Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing in an Outpatient Otolaryngology Setting. Cohen M, Setzen M, Perlman PW, Ditkoff M, Mattucci KF, Guss J. Laryngoscope 2003; 113:21-24.

Potential Use of Diode Laser Soldering in Middle Ear Reconstruction. Ditkoff M, Blevins NH, Perrault D, Shapshay S. Lasers Surg Med. 2002; 31:242-246.

Early ENT Intervention in the Cleft Palate Child. Michael Ditkoff. Journal of the Hagedorn Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Center, Sept. 2000.

Aberrant Reinnervation of the Larynx. Michael Ditkoff, Peak Woo. Journal of Voice, Dec 1996.

Long-Term Complications of Tracheoesophageal Puncture. Robert C. Wang, Tam Bui, Michael Ditkoff, Iris Klatsky, Vijay Anand. Archieves of Otolaryngology 1991.