Arianna Di Stadio, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor,Padua University
Department of Otolaryngology Research
Research Institute of Venice, Italy




• (11/2003-01/2007) PhD, Advanced Audiology Technologies, La Sapienza University Rome, Italy
• (1992-1999) MD, Medicine, La Sapienza University Rome, Italy


• (03/2015-Present) Senior Research Fellow, Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA
• (09/2012-06/2014) Clinical Fellow Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Bordeaux Segalen
University, France
• (09/2009-06/2011) Clinical Fellow, Microsurgery, Paris 13 University
Villetaneuse, France
• (05/2008-05/2009) Clinical Fellow European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
• (10/1999-11/2003) Resident (summa cum laude) Otolaryngology La Sapienza University Rome, Italy


• (2006-2007) Director of the Audiology & Speech Language Therapy Program, Audiometric Techniques Graduate School La Sapienza University Rome, Italy
• (2003-2007) Adjunt professor, Image Elaboration and Laboratory I, School of Information Sciences University of Bologna Cesena campus, Italy

Research Interest

Her research interests include: Facial palsy treatment, new micro surgical techniques in facial reconstruction and hearing aid disorders, regarding basic research she addressed to find new treatment for tinnitus, hearing loss and auto immunity disease. She is involved also in development of biotechnology innovations for treatment of speech disorders, facial palsy stimulation and ENT surgery.

Scientific Activities


• (2015) Vela Onlus Association for assistance to oncologic patients Member
• (2014) Association for Sleep Disorders (ASSIREM) Member
• (2008) European Academy Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS) Member


• (2008) European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS) Fellowship



1. Schettino R, Di Stadio A, Saponara M, et al. Syrinx in OSAS patients. Il Valsalva. 1998; 74: 161-166.
2. Di Stadio A, et al OSAS: cephalometric and polisomnography variation in patients subject to maxillo-mandibular osteotomies. Il Valsalva. 1999; 75: 47-53.
3. Saponara M, Di Stadio A. Morphological and functional alteration of facial muscle and temporomandibular joint due to OSAS. Nuovarivista Di Neurologia. 2001; 11(1): 14-16.
4. Monini S, Barbara M, Parisi L, et al. EMG vs objective staging during physical rehabilitation after peripheral. Facial Nerve Deficit Otology & Neurotology. 2002; 23: S92.
5. Barbara M, Monini S, Buffoni A, et al. Early rehabilitation of facial nerve deficit after acoustic neuroma surgery. Acta Otolaringol. 2003; 12388: 932-935.
6. Monini S, Di Stadio A, Buffoni A, et al. Silent reflux: ex adjuvantibus criteria for diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal disorders. ActaOto-Laryngologica. 2006; 126(8): 866-871. doi: 10.1080/00016480500504242
7. DiStadio A. Association between kabat therapy and soft surgery of the eye for a rapid resolution of facial palsy. Skull Base. 2006; 16: A002. doi: 10.1055/s-2006-958536
8. Spahiu I, Di Stadio A. Nose functionality disease after rhinoseptoplasty. Il Valsalva ½. 2007; 83: 35-37.
9. Di Stadio A. The treatment of facial palsy in association with the Kabat rehabilitation therapy and the lower eyelid lifting to reduce the recovery time. Il Valsalva 83- ¾. 2007; 51-53.
10. Di Stadio A. Vagal Schwannoma that simulates a pharyngealtumour: case report. Il Valsalva ¾. 2006; 82: 95-97.
11. DiStadio A, Lazzro D. DAAR: New software for studying voice parameters in people with cochlear implant. CMNSEM. 2012; 3(4): 103-109.
12. Di Stadio A. New scale for the assessment of facial paralysis: ADS scale. Italian Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery. 2013; 24(2): 81-87.
13. Di Stadio A. Combination of rehabilitation and eye soft surgery thought to reduce eye disease and the incidence of syncinesia. Italian Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery. 2013; 24(2): 69-75.
14. Di Stadio A. Eyelid lifting for ectropion and scleral show in facial palsy disease. ORL. 2014; 76: 329-335.
15. Di Stadio A. Letter to the Editor. Otolaryngol Open J. 2015; 1(1): 1. doi: 10.17140/OTLOJ-1-101
16. Di Stadio A. Arachnoid cyst of internal auditory canal: How the temporal bone findings explain ear symptoms and suggest the best treatment to do. Otolaryngol Open J. 2016; 2(5): 125-131. doi: 10.17140/OTLOJ-2-128