Born to Dave Norio and Haruko (Okano) Miyamoto in Zeeland, MI.
Earns a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, from Wheaton College, and Doctor of Medicine from the University of Michigan in 1970.
Marries Cynthia VanderBurgh,
Is an intern at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI; is a resident in surgery at Butterworth Hospital in 1971.
Is a resident in otolaryngology at the Indiana University School Medicine in Indianapolis.
Serves as a Major in the US Air Force through 1977.
Is a fellow in otology and neurotology at St. Vincent Hospital and Otologic Medical Group.
Earns a Master of Science in otology from the University of Southern California.
Teaches as an assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.
Serves as the chief of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery at Wishard Memorial Hospital through 2002.
Serves as the chief of otology, head and neck surgery at the Indiana University School Medicine through 2014.
Teaches as an associate professor at the Indiana University School Medicine in Indianapolis.
Serves as chairman of the department otolaryngology at Indiana University School Medicine through 2014.
Teaches as a professor at Indiana University School Medicine through 2018.
Is named Arilla DeVault professor emeritus of otolaryngology at Indiana University School Medicine.
Receives an honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.
Elected to the National Academy of Medicine; serves as chairman of St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf from 2004 through 2007.
Elected president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Is named professor emeritus at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Is the recipient of President’s Medal and the Ritchey Emeriti Faculty Service Award.