Dr. Joseph Donzelli III, MD

Dr. Joseph Donzelli III, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joseph Donzelli III, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Naperville, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

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1247 Rickert Dr Ste 200

Naperville, IL 60540
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Donzelli III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Donzelli III "Since starting in practice in 1998, I have maintained that the patient physician relationship is one of a team philosophy. It is a privilege to be allowed to participate on your team. I believe my role to be an educator and director. As a patient, you want to receive information on your medical condition and the options for treatment. I will provide those in a dialogue style where I want you to recognize that I bring compassion and knowledge to every situation and this fuels my passion to see you to a successful resolution. I recognize the trust and confidence you have in me and feel strongly that you should be involved in making educated decisions. Welcome to the team!"

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

69  Conditions Treated

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58  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Surgery
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Computer-Assisted Surgery (CAS)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Pediatric Cancer Resection
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Polypectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Stapedectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Donzelli III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Donzelli III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Donzelli III to family and friends
21 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Donzelli III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Donzelli is pretty much a GENIUS! All I can say is how amazing he is as a surgeon, compassionate and highly skilled. I had a difficult thyroid and he was prepared for the surgery. I highly recommend him if you need services that he performs. He has been pleasant at all visits and...more
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Jennifer Davidson, thanks for sharing your wonderful feedback! We're thrilled to hear this and have passed your message along. Thank you for choosing DuPage Medical Group.

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Our family experience with Dr.Donzelli began in 2003 , with both my kids having surgery done with his blessed hands!! We are proud we have him in the community , He is phenomenal, is a very good listener, and has such an energy and enthusiasm in patient care and treatment! We will greatly recommend...more
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Deceptive practices on billing and ALWAYS a wait. After a routine check-up I got a bill for a $500 surgery that definitely didn't happen. When I asked for clarification, no one cared to work with me or explain the charge, instead they sent me to collections. After a month of calling I figure out...more
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Dr. Donzelli has been My otolaryngologist for 7 years, including 2 surgeries. If another such procedure is in my future, he will be my surgeon. I love Him!
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Was referred to Dr. Donzelli by my primary care Dr. She told me he was the best in his field at Edwards Hospital. From the time I called for appt to the moment my visit was over I was thrilled! Staff very courteous and friendly. Dr. Donzelli was extremely nice and explained clearly what I had and...more
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Thanks for sharing your wonderful feedback, Renee Reade! We're thrilled to hear this and have passed your message along. Thank you for choosing DuPage Medical Group.

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