Treatment & Services
- BAHA (Bone Anchored Hearing Appliance) Implants
- Canalith Repositioning
- Ear Surgery
- Ear Tubes
- General ENT
- Intratympanic Injection
- Lateral Skull Base Surgery
- Skull Base Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acoustic Neuroma
- Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Repairs
- Chronic Ear Disease
- Ear Barotrauma
- Ear drum perforations
- Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
- Facial Nerve Disorders
- Hearing Loss
- Hearing Problems
- Hemifacial Spasm
- Meniere's Disease
- Middle Ear Infection
- Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Types 1 & 2
- Skull Base Cancer
- Usher Syndrome
- Vestibular Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Michigan Ear Institute
Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery
Farmington Hills, MI USA
Residency - University of Miami School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL USA
Internship - University of Miami School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL USA
Medical Education - University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL USA
Undergraduate - University of Florida
Gainesville, FL USA
- Otolaryngology - Otology/Neurotology
Ear surgery, ear tubes, bells palsy, chronic ear disease, hearing loss
Awards & Honors
- NIH (NIDCD) Minority Supplement Award (RO1-DC03937), “Mathematical modeling of speech perception by cochlear implant users”; Principal Investigator (2000-2002), 2000-2001
- Alpha Omega Alpha
Research & Publications
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250 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.6|
34 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019
I had been going to see Dr. Villasuso for over a year,and I never have had any problems, he is very professional and caring, the staff very helpful, never waited long for appointments, I will recommended 100%
Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019
Dr. Villasuso is the best!! His approach is great.
Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019
doctor is the best. have seen other doctors concerning this problem. they did not help me at all. your staff of doctors are fantastic. thank you
Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019
this Dr is one of the best in Cleveland Clinic in my opinion
Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019
Top class. Explained the different options that I had well and answered any questions I had. Felt very confident in the skill of the doctor; especially as he was able to find something that others were not. I feel like this was because he really listened to the symptoms / experiences I discussed
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019
No problems with Dr. Villasuso.
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019
Dr. Villasuso is the Best!
Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019
Very courteous personnel and the doctor was very professional and explicit
Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019
The doctor was great!
Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019
The doctor and I had a good discussion and I was confident that I had the information necessary to make appropriate decisions and that he established an appropriate follow up program.
Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019
Dr Vilasuso is the only ear specialist and he is very busy. I had to request weeks in advance to see him
Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019
He diagnosed my problem immediately treated me and I am cured! Amazing physician!!
Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019
Excellent, excellent doctor. Very knowledgeable.
Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019
as always Dr V is great! complete trust in him!
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019
extremely happy with Dr Villasuso. he is pleasant , efficient, professional, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. would definitely recommend him. in fact I have
Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019
I appreciate very much that both the Doctor and the Audiologist seemed to fit me in to a very busy day, but even the doctor did not look at me when he read my results. I had to read his lips from the side. When he asked questions, if I didn't quite understand or get right to what he was asking, he would wave his hands in an irritated manner, rushing me to get to the point. He brought up cochlear implant, which was a shock at the moment. I had heard I had to be completely deaf first. He said, "You're almost there!" He prescribed prednizone, which I took, intending to return for another hearing test. But, due to our move (to Port St. Lucie) date being changed, it would've meant driving 30 miles in the opposite direction and then 80 in the other direction after the test, so I cancelled and will be seeing a new ENT doc, not with Cleveland Clinic. I hope it is a much better experience. I have thought and thought about whether to be this honest, but it was for sure one of my worst medical days I've ever experienced.
Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019
I like the provider but getting an appointment is difficult
Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019
5 isn't even enough to express the care, honesty and sincerity Dr. Cillasuso provides. He's the best!
Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019
Dr. villasusso was extremely rude to me. I was trying to explain to him that the exercises he recommended made me very nauseous. He stated that he "didn't care" and "didn't want to hear about that". I found him to be condescending, cold & callous. I will not be returning to him, and I'll be sure to share my experience with anyone who is considering going to Cleveland Clinic.
Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019
my doctor is the best in his field.
Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019
My experience was amazing friendly staff and doctor
Reviewed on May 22, 2019
excellent service. great doctor
Reviewed on May 15, 2019
so far Dr. Villasuso is trying to find out the cause of my pulsatile tinnutus. He and his staff have been providing guidance, prompt replies, and are ordering tests in order to help me. So far I am putting my trust in Dr Villasuso to be able to help me.
Reviewed on May 1, 2019
Dr Villasuso was very patient, kind and considerate with my husband. He was successful in closing up the hole in his tympanic membraane. We are very pleased with his performance.
Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019
Great staff. Fantastic Doctor!!! Doctor Eloy Villasuso was warm and caring. Wish he was my primary. Very Smart person. Was very Impressed!!
Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019
went there because I have ringing in the ears. the doctor wants me to take an MRI to have further comments on my problem. he doesn't think any thing can be done about my ringing in the ears.
Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019
"Very good" doesn't adequately describe. "Excellent, tops, super..." #s 3,4,& 5 also would add "discussed optioins and consequences", I would also say very good. I have confidence in Dr. Villasusso !
Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019
Very personal and patient listing to my history, willingness and comforting that he will be able to fullfill the VIP services the Excutive Health program provided under Dr. Stephen Avolon.
Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019
Dr Villasuso is among the finest doctors I have ever had. He is an excellent surgeon as well as a kind and caring person. I trust him implicitly.
Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019
The scheduling personnel are very thorough, courteous and friendly. They take their time to ensure the time, date of appointment and doctor are what I asked for.
Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019
physician attentive, thorough assessment for problem, and exceptional professional demeanor
Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019
This was the first time I met Dr. Villasuso. I liked him immediately because he talked with me person to person and not like another patient on an assembly line. He asked me very thoughtful questions, offered me good advice, listened to (and answered) my questions and concerns, joked with me and tried to be as exact in his estimates and opinions that he could be. Very happy!
Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019
Over a 2-3 month waiting period to see doctor due to doctor's schedule.
Reviewed on Jan 28, 2019
Dr Villasuso was great! Very knowledgeable, caring and we discussed all available options for my vertiginous migraine.
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