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Children’s Minnesota Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and facial plastic surgery program diagnoses and treats simple and complex conditions in babies, children and teens.  It’s the only ENT program in the state dedicated exclusively to kids with disorders of the head and neck. Our full range of ENT and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery services, includes prenatal counseling, advanced imaging, and innovative surgeries for cleft and craniofacial issues.

About our fellowship program

Children’s Minnesota’s otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery fellowship is recognized by residents and teaching faculty as one of the top pediatric fellowships in the country. Learn more.

Conditions treated

  • Chronic nosebleeds
  • Hearing loss
  • Hoarseness/voice changes
  • Head and neck masses
  • Perforated ear drum
  • Recurrent ear infections
  • Sinus disease/sinusitis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Tongue tie
  • Tonsils and adenoids

Complex conditions treated

  • Airway abnormalities
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Congenital aural atresia
  • Craniofacial malformations
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Facial weakness/paralysis
  • Hemangiomas and other birthmarks
  • Lymphangiomas
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Port wine stains
  • Protruding and prominent ears
  • Speech disorders
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Thyroid and parathyroid tumors
  • Tumors of the head and neck
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Adenotonsillar hypertrophy; sleep disordered breathing
  • Ear and nasal foreign bodies; cerumen impactions
  • Laryngomalacia; tracheomalacia
  • Hearing issues

Services offered

  • Facial plastics:
    • Scar revision
    • Animal bite repair
    • Trauma follow up repair
    • Cleft and craniofacial
    • Ear molding
  • Hearing loss expertise
  • Audiogram
  • Audiology services
  • Cochlear implant surgery, pre/post-operative therapies
  • Hearing aids
  • Hearing milestones
  • Speech, language pathology
  • Ear reconstruction
  • Custom ear molds, swim molds and hearing protection

Multidisciplinary clinics

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Scheduling for Children’s Minnesota locations

Maple Grove, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, St. Paul, Woodbury: 612-874-1292

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