Director of Clinical Innovation –
Dr. Joseph Sakumura, received the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D) degree from the University of Kansas Medical Center and his undergraduate from the University of Kansas. Dr. Sakumura completed his residency training here at the American Institute of Balance. He holds the Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC-A) from The American Speech Language Hearing Association and is Board eligible from the American Board of Audiology.
Dr. Sakumura’s primary interests are in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of balance disorders in a broad range of patients, children to adults. In addition to being clinical staff, Dr. Sakumura is also a faculty member with the Institute and assists our Partners in Balance affiliates with practice development and in the application of new and emerging technologies.