Maria N. Byrne, MD, FACS
Phone: (203) 777-1932
Fax: (203) 776-7741
Undergraduate: Fordham University , graduated Summa Cum Laude 1975- 1979
Medical school: Mount Sinai School of Medicine 1979- 1983
Internship: Washington Univ. School of Medicine, General Surgery 1983- 1985
Residency: Washington Univ. School of Medicine, Otolaryngology 1985- 1989
Board Certifications: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 1989
Medical Societies: Fellow of American College of Surgeons
Connecticut Ear, Nose and Throat Society
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Work experience: Southern New England Ear Nose and Throat & FPS Group, LLP
Hospital privileges: Griffin, Middlesex, Midstate Medical Center, Yale Hew Haven
Dr. Byrne was born in Poland, and came to the United States in the 1970’s. She lived in New York City and is fully bilingual in Polish and English.
She is one of the first women in Connecticut to engage in the private practice of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) Head and Neck Surgery. She joined the Southern New England Ear, Nose and Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Group in 1989.
Dr. Byrne is involved in both the medical treatment and surgical intervention of Ear, Nose and Throat diseases. Besides the basics of tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and placement of ear drainage tubes, Dr. Byrne is well versed in many aspects of the field, including allergy and sinus disease, endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty, voice disorders and vocal cord laser surgery, sleep apnea surgery, thyroid surgery, head and neck tumors, parotid tumors, plastic surgery of skin lesions and skin cancer of the face and neck, and pediatric surgery. Over the years, Dr. Byrne has taught many residents from both Yale and Griffin hospitals who have been grateful for her clinical guidance. She takes pride in being fully devoted to her patients and being a skillful surgeon, paying a great deal of attention to minute details while operating.
In her private life, she is married and has two sons. She enjoys cooking and exercise, and challenges herself by strenuous hiking.