Obtaining his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of California San Diego, Dr. Sigari successfully published award-winning research in the field of heart disease. Venturing to Chicago, he attended The Chicago Medical School, where he graduated with his medical degree, a degree in applied physiology, a master’s in Pathology, as well as the distinguished Dean’s Award and Alpha Omega Alpha awards. Afterwards, he took on a surgical internship at the esteemed University of Chicago Hospital where he completed his Otolaryngology and Head/Neck Surgery training.
During his time at the University of Chicago, Dr. Sigari studied and trained with world-renowned surgical and scientific mentors. As a resident, his training including advanced endoscopic surgery, advanced Otologic surgery, advanced Head/Neck surgery, comprehensive training by the Pediatric Head/Neck Surgeons at Comer’s children hospital as well as Facial Plastics and Reconstruction. Additionally, during his time at the University of Chicago he published multiple Otolaryngology related papers and well as conducting presentations at both national and international meetings. One of his more unique experiences in the field includes a 3-month residency at the Alaskan Native Medical Center where he had the pleasure of tending to the needs of the Native American Population from every corner of the state of Alaska.
Soon after, Dr. Sigari was the first surgeon in the state of Wisconsin to perform minimally invasive endoscopic assisted thyroidectomy. Additionally, he was one of the few surgeons capable of performing vagal nerve stimulator implants, bone anchored implants, and advanced sinus surgery outside of academic institutions in his area. Always seeking out new techniques to reduce the risks and complications in his patients, Dr. Sigari was soon accepted as a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. In 2011, Dr. Sigari was awarded the Patient’s Choice award for Favorite Physicians- for the 4th year in a row, recognized as one of the top physicians in the country.
Under the directorship of Dr. Sigari, Del Rey ENT Associates offers patients a truly unique and full service medical experience, blending together cutting edge university style tertiary care with the warm and friendly touch of a small town doctor. Spending the past 20 years perfecting his craft and unique approach to patient care, Dr. Sigari firmly believes that each patient must be empowered with the appropriate knowledge and a full range of treatment options so that he/she can maintain an active role in their own care. At our facility, quality care is delivered in a fast, friendly and efficient manner that always minimizes the impact on the patient while maximizing the patient’s positive outcome. By utilizing the most cutting edge technologies including electronic medical records, top video endoscopic equipment, and the latest available surgical techniques/devices, Dr. Sigari ensures that his patients receive the most quality and technologically advanced service possible. Endeavoring to champion non-surgical treatments as well as the surgical options, Dr. Sigari’s patients will receive a fully customized brand of care that is at the forefront of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery medicine.