Dr. Don L. Burgio specializes in the medical and surgical
treatment of diseases of the ear, including hearing and balance
related disorders, in both adults and children. He is Board
Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and has
extensive experience in the management of patients with these
types of problems.
Prior to moving to Arizona, Dr. Burgio was an Assistant
Professor of Otolaryngology at Wayne State University School
of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan from 1994 to 1999. He then
entered private practice in Michigan, where he continued
in full time practice until 2007, when he joined Valley ENT.
Dr. Burgio graduated with Dean’s Honors
from Case Western Reserve University, earning a Bachelor
in Bio-Medical Engineering. He then went on and obtained
a Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and
Applied Physics. He attended medical school at the Medical
University of Ohio where he earned a Doctor of Medicine degree.
Dr. Burgio completed an Internship in General Surgery, and
an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency at Wayne
State University, in Detroit Michigan. This was followed
by a National Institutes of Health Research Fellowship where
he conducted research related to balance and hearing. He
completed a subsequent Fellowship in Otology-Neurotology
and Skull Base Surgery at The Michigan Ear Institute.
Dr. Burgio has been elected as a Fellow of the American
College of Surgeons, and the American Neurotology Society.
He has numerous publications in the field of Otolaryngology,
and has presented at local, regional, and national meetings.
He has served on local and national committees to better
the practice of Otolaryngology.