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 School - 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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213 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.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
19 Patient Comments
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.
Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018
Very please with the services at the clinic and glad to have Dr Villasuso as my ENT Dr., very professional, my only incovenience is living far from the location but in my case I don't mine to drive to see a Dr. that you can trust and a place with such good services and people.
Reviewed on Dec 13, 2018
Dr. Villasuso is exceptional in this area.
Reviewed on Nov 7, 2018
bad experience with my chart. unable to send messages to my doctors. otherwise very satisfied with service
Reviewed on Sep 25, 2018
I said Good to location. I live 1 1/2 away. i would travel anywhere Dr Villasuso is practing. He's a knowledgeable and kind Doctor.
Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018
Reviewed on Aug 17, 2018
Dr. V's staff is excellent.
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018
Dr Villasosa has really helped me to keep infections away. He is very caring and pleasant to talk to and takes very good care of me.
Reviewed on Jul 2, 2018
Dr villasuso is and extremely talented and dedicated individual to his patients and always prepared
Reviewed on Jun 26, 2018
Dr V is the best! Very knowledgeable and listens to my concerns and has been following my case for over a year now. He assured me I am on the right path with my care.
Reviewed on Jun 4, 2018
My experience with the Doctor and his nurse Bridget are always great! I drive two hours to see him and I'm thankful for Cleveland Clinic and the superior service I receive.
Reviewed on May 16, 2018
Between waiting in the lobby and the exam room, it was 1.5 hours before i SAW THE Dr. Totally unacceptable!
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