Dr. Nicolas BuSaba, a fellowship-trained otolaryngologist and surgeon with more than 20 years of experience, specializes in rhinology, paranasal sinus disorders, and obstructive sleep apnea and sleep-disordered breathing. Working for the Mass. Eye and Eye Sinus Center and Snoring and Sleep Apnea Center, his clinical interests include rhinology and sinus disease, snoring and sleep apnea, laryngology, and voice disorders. Dr. BuSaba serves as the Physician Director on the Mass. Eye and Ear Associate Board of Directors, as a member of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, and as the Legislative Chairperson for the Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. He has participated in several national and international meetings and instructional courses, and has published more than 45 peer-reviewed papers and textbook chapters.
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- American University of Beirut, MD
- American University of Beirut, BS
- Published on 2/27/2019
Yamasaki A, Levesque PA, Bleier BS, Busaba NY, Gray ST, Holbrook EH, Sedaghat AR, Lindsay RW. Improvement in nasal obstruction and quality of life after septorhinoplasty and turbinate surgery. Laryngoscope. 2019 07; 129(7):1554-1560. PMID: 30810237.
- Published on 10/3/2018
Wu D, Gray ST, Holbrook EH, BuSaba NY, Bleier BS. SNOT-22 score patterns strongly negatively predict chronic rhinosinusitis in patients with headache. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2019 01; 9(1):9-15. PMID: 30281928.
- Published on 12/26/2017
Gregorio LL, Busaba NY, Miyake MM, Freitag SK, Bleier BS. Expanding the limits of endoscopic intraorbital tumor resection using 3-dimensional reconstruction. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Mar - Apr; 85(2):157-161. PMID: 29337012.
- Published on 1/23/2017
Miyake MM, Nocera A, Levesque P, Guo R, Finn CA, Goldfarb J, Gray S, Holbrook E, Busaba N, Dolci JEL, Bleier BS. Double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial of verapamil for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 07; 140(1):271-273. PMID: 28126245.
- Published on 9/22/2016
Kempfle JS, BuSaba NY, Dobrowski JM, Westover MB, Bianchi MT. A cost-effectiveness analysis of nasal surgery to increase continuous positive airway pressure adherence in sleep apnea patients with nasal obstruction. Laryngoscope. 2017 04; 127(4):977-983. PMID: 27653626.
- Published on 8/23/2016
Maxfield AZ, Korkmaz H, Gregorio LL, Busaba NY, Gray ST, Holbrook EH, Guo R, Bleier BS. General antibiotic exposure is associated with increased risk of developing chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope. 2017 02; 127(2):296-302. PMID: 27549904.
- Published on 9/25/2015
Gregorio LL, Wu CL, Busaba NY. Lobular capillary hemangioma formation: An unusual complication of submucous resection with power instrumentation of the inferior turbinate. Laryngoscope. 2015 Dec; 125(12):2653-5. PMID: 26403945.
- Published on 5/1/2015
Lin GC, Sedaghat AR, Bleier BS, Holbrook EH, Busaba NY, Yoon MK, Gray ST. Volumetric analysis of chronic maxillary atelectasis. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2015 May-Jun; 29(3):166-9. PMID: 25975247.
- Published on 4/25/2015
Yamin M, Holbrook EH, Gray ST, Busaba NY, Lovett B, Hamilos DL. Profibrotic transforming growth factor beta 1 and activin A are increased in nasal polyp tissue and induced in nasal polyp epithelium by cigarette smoke and Toll-like receptor 3 ligation. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2015 Jul; 5(7):573-82. PMID: 25914020.
- Published on 11/20/2014
Sedaghat AR, Kieff DA, Bergmark RW, Cunnane ME, Busaba NY. Radiographic evaluation of nasal septal deviation from computed tomography correlates poorly with physical exam findings. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2015 Mar; 5(3):258-62. PMID: 25412986.
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