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Brian Manzi MD

Brian Manzi, MD

  • Otolaryngology/Ear-Nose-Throat | Pediatric-Otolaryngology/Ear-Nose-Throat
Languages Spoken English
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  • Bio

    Dr. Brian Manzi is a fellowship-trained pediatric otolaryngologist practicing in Livingston and Newark, NJ. He specializes in the treatment of the full range of pediatric ear, nose, and throat conditions from newborn to 21 years old.

    Dr. Manzi obtained his medical degree at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and his residency training in Otolaryngology at Louisiana State University Health Science Center. Following residency, with a desire for even more training, he completed a fellowship in Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology at Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts where he was trained by expert pediatric otolaryngologist surgeons from the world-renowned Harvard Medical School.

    After completing his fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology, he joined the faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School where he now serves as an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology. He has diverse clinical research and is well published in many prestigious journals. Dr. Manzi is board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO).

    In addition to managing common Pediatric ENT problems including recurrent ear infections, hearing loss, chronic throat infections, sinus infections, nasal disease, tonsil/adenoid disease, and sleep apnea, Dr. Manzi has advanced training in complex airway surgery using both endoscopic and open techniques. He is experienced in laryngotracheal reconstruction, correction of airway narrowing (glottic/subglottic/tracheal stenosis), and the management of obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Manzi also has extensive training in management of complex head and neck masses, endoscopic sinus surgery, and ear surgery including cochlear implantation. He is a member of the Pediatric Cochlear Implant team at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

    Dr. Manzi is devoted to providing the best possible medical care for all his patients. He works with his patients and their families and explains their options so they can participate in the development of the most effective treatment plan that is best for their situation. Dr. Manzi truly enjoys working with infants, children, and young adults and being instrumental in improving their health.

    Clinical Interests

    Complex Airway Surgery, Laryngotracheal Reconstruction, Correction of Airway Narrowing (Glottic/Subglottic/Tracheal Stenosis), Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Ear Surgery, Cochlear Implants, as well as the management of Complex Head and Neck Masses and Persistent Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

  • College

    Cornell University - Chemical Engineering

    Medical School

    University of Central Florida College of Medicine


    Louisiana State University Health Science Center - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


    Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School - Pediatric Otolaryngology

    Board Certification

    Otolaryngology in Head and Neck Surgery

  • Insurance

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    • AARP Healthcare
    • Active Care (Worker's Comp)
    • Aetna
    • Aetna Better Health
    • Aetna Health Plans of NJ
    • Aetna Medicare NNJ Prime
    • Amerigroup (Managed Medicaid Plan)
    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield NJ
    • First MCO (Worker's Comp)
    • GHI
    • GHI PPO
    • GHI through QualCare (only for patients where the Qualcare logo appears on ID card)
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Omnia
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    • Horizon NJ Health (managed Medicaid plan)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • New Jersey Manufacturers through Horizon Casualty
    • Oxford
    • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Health Plan HMO
    • Oxford Health Plan PPO
    • Oxford Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Oxford Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service Plans
    • Qualcare
    • QualCare Workers Comp
    • United Behavioral
    • United Community
    • United Healthcare
    • United Healthcare Community Plan (formerly Americhoice Managed Medicaid)
    • United Medicare Advantage Plan
    • United Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service Plans (PFFS)
    • WellCare
    • Wellcare Managed Medicaid (Family Care)
    • Wellcare Managed Medicare