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Robert J. Tibesar, MD


(612) 874-1292

Specialties: ENT, Otolaryngology | Otolaryngology, Pediatric

Professional History

Board Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional Education

  • MD - University of Minnesota Medical School


  • Residency - Mayo Medical School
  • Fellowship - University of Minnesota and Pediatric ENT Associates

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota ENT Facial Plastic Clinic
2530 Chicago AVE S
Suite 450
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 874-1292

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Minnesota Craniofacial Center
2530 Chicago AVE S STE 450
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-6888

Childrens Minnesota ENT Facial Plastic Clinic
347 N Smith AVE
Suite 601
St Paul, MN 55102
(612) 874-1292

Personal Biography

Dr. Tibesar is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and practices at Children's Hospital with Pediatric ENT Associates. He earned academic honors at the University of Minnesota Medical School and was elected to the AOA National Honor Medical Society. From there he completed an otolaryngology residency at the Mayo Clinic. After residency he practiced otolaryngology for 3 years in the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. He then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery from Children's Hospital of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota in July of 2009. He has published numerous articles in his field and has written a book chapter for the premier otolaryngology text. Dr. Tibesar is actively involved in the education of University of Minnesota medical students and residents. He has participated in multiple surgical mission trips to Mexico to care for children with cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial deformities. His clinical and research interests include pediatric facial plastic surgery, cleft lip and palate, craniofacial malformations, distraction osteogenesis, vascular malformations, head and neck tumors, and complex airway reconstruction surgery.