Dr. Grillo was born and raised in Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan in 1973 and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1978. Dr. Grillo completed his residency at Detroit Osteopathic and Bi-County Hospitals.
In 1989, Dr. Grillo, accompanied by his wife Silvia, moved to Citrus County and have made Crystal River their home for over 25 years. The Grillos have three children: Christopher, Michael and Zoe.
Dr. Grillo is a Board certified Otorhinolaryngologist (Ear, Nose, Throat) and Facial Plastic Surgeon.
He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is currently on staff at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River and has privileges at the Citrus Regional Surgery Center for outpatient surgeries.
Dr. Grillo is a regular contributor of health-related articles for the Citrus County Chronicle which appear in the newspaper's weekly Health section. These informative articles cover various ear, nose and throat topics and are very popular with local readers.