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Did You Know?

Be sure to read the inspiring story of our patient Terri and how she recovered her hearing.

Miracle of Sound

Turn to page 7 of the Fall 2013 Edition of Maple Grove Hospital Magazine.





Experience You Can Trust

Paparella is committed to ensuring our patientsPaparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute offers screening, diagnostics, surgery and audiology for adults and children – comprehensive hearing care for the entire family.

Founded by Dr. Michael Paparella over twenty years ago, the practice has earned a reputation as one of the most innovative and compassionate ENT practices in the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest.

Our board certified and fellowship-trained physicians, and our entire clinical staff, pride themselves on offering the most comprehensive care in a thoughtful and caring manner.

Using the latest medical knowledge and equipment, we provide practical solutions and thoughtful, caring advice. Each patient's needs benefit from our continuing commitment to providing special care to people with specialized needs.

A Reputation Admired Around the World

Our practice has earned an international reputation for the treatment of ear conditions and is devoted to patient care, education and research. 

Our clinical and laboratory fellowship programs draw clinicians from across the globe to study at the Institute.

Advancing Clinical Practice Through Science

Not only is Paparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute respected for its clinical practice, but also for its contributions to research at the Otopathology Laboratory at the University of Minnesota, advancing treatment through innovation, and work through our charitable arm, The International Hearing Foundation.

Our Mission

Paparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute is dedicated to providing broad-based diagnosis, innovative medical management, and the best of services for patients who need medical, surgical, or audiological care. While our clinics specialize in ear problems (otology) and neurotology, we offer a full range of services for patients with problems of the ears, head, or neck (throat).

Members of our healthcare team routinely work on federally funded research that will advance understanding of diseases of the ear such as children's earaches. We teach and support education through Fellowship training for physicians who come from around the world to observe and learn from our research and clinical care.

Using the latest medical knowledge and equipment, we provide practical solutions and thoughtful, caring advice. Each patient's needs benefit from our continuing commitment to providing special care to people with specialized needs.

Access Your Records Online!

Paparella Ear Head & Neck Institute is proud to offer our patients an exciting and valuable new service!

The new NextMD Patient Portal offers personalized and secure online access to portions of your medical record. It enables you to securely use the internet to receive information about your health online, anytime.

The NextMD Patient Portal is a FREE service offered to all patients. To enroll or to learn more, email or call us at (612) 339-2836.

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In The News
Paparella Announces New Physician

Welcome Dr. Michael Telisak
Paparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Telisak has joined the medical practice, bringing with him extensive experience in otolarnygology, head and neck surgery, and a particular expertise in salivary gland disorders.

Michael Telisak, MD

2014 Top Doctors Announced

Congratulations Dr. Paparella!
Paparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute is proud to congratulate Dr. Michael Paparella on being named as one of Mpls. St. Paul Magazine's 2014 Top Doctors! The list is compiled by metro-area physicians and nurses asked to whom they would go if they or a loved one were seeking medical care, then further assessed by a blue ribbon panel of peers in their specialty practice area.

Finding The Best Hearing Aid

Learn how the Paparella Ear Head & Neck Institute helps patients find the best hearing aid for your hearing loss by diagnosing the cause of hearing loss and comparing strengths, weaknesses and prices of various hearing aids to find the one right for you.

A New Device for Sleep Apnea

Results from a groundbreaking clinical study on sleep apnea, co-authored by Paparella Ear Head & Neck Institute physician Dr. Oleg Froymovich, was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Froymovich was one of the principle investigators and surgeons on the STAR Trial. The trial studied a surgical implant used to treat sleep apnea and showed a nearly 70% reduction in major symptoms. The January 9, 2014 Wall Street Journal article highlights the study.

Learn more sleep disorders.

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