Matteo Biafora


Dr. Matteo Biafora is an otolaryngologist at the Department of the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele under the supervision of Professor Mario Bussi.

After graduating with honors and honors in Medicine and Surgery from Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in 2011, he specialized in otolaryngology with honors in 2017 at the same university.

Dr. Biafora also teaches as Associate Professor at the Specialized School of Otolaryngology at the University of Vita-Salute San Raffaele.

Clinically, the doctor is engaged in the diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of the following otolaryngological pathologies:

  • acute and chronic inflammatory pathology of the upper respiratory tract (ear infections, tonsillitis, nasal polyposis, sinusitis)
  • aesthetic and functional nasal surgery (septoplasty, nasal conch surgery, rhinoplasty)
  • endoscopic nose surgery
  • endoscopic surgery of the vocal cords
  • pathology of the neck (cyst, pathology of the thyroid gland, pathology of the salivary glands)
  • tumors of the head-neck (larynx, pharynx, oral cavity)

From a research point of view, the doctor focuses on the oncology of the cervical-facial region, paying special attention to virus-dependent oncological diseases (in particular, the relationship between HPV and carcinoma of the oropharyngeal region) and surgical pathology of the salivary glands.

He is the author and co-author of more than 10 publications in national and international scientific journals and book chapters. His Hirsch Index is 4. He constantly participates as a speaker at national and international congresses. He is a member of the Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology.

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Latest publications

Maxillary sinusitis caused by dental implants extending into the maxillary sinus and the nasal cavities.
Journal of Prosthodontics 2014.
Biafora M, Bertazzoni G, Trimarchi M.
Versatility of the supraclavicular pedicle flap in head and neck reconstruction.
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2014
Giordano L, Bondi S, Toma S, Biafora M.
Voice disorders in primary school teachers.
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2014.
Lira Luce F, Teggi R, Ramella B, Biafora M, Girasoli L, Calori G, Borroni S, Proto E, Bussi M.
Deconstructing IgG4-related disease involvement of midline structures: Comparison to common mimickers
Mod Rheumatol. 2016 Sep 13:1-8.
Lanzillotta M, Campochiaro C, Trimarchi M, Arrigoni G, Gerevini S, Milani R, Bozzolo E, Biafora M, Venturini E, Cicalese MP, Stone JH, Sabbadini MG, Della-Torre E.
Diagnosis and treatment of Laryngeal Schwannoma: a systematic review.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017
Tulli M, Bondi S, Smart CE, Giordano L, Trimarchi M, Galli A, DiSanto D, Biafora M, Bussi M.
Voice prosthesis rehabilitation after total laryngectomy: are satisfaction and quality of life maintained over time?
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 2019.
Galli A, Giordano L, Biafora M, Tulli M, Di Santo D, Bussi M.
Fine needle aspiration cytology for parotid neoplasms: risk of malignancy through inconclusive results and lower grade tumors.
M. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2020.
Galli A, Tulli M, Giordano L, Biafora M, Di Santo D, Bondi S, Piccioni LO, Bussi M.

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