|Paparella 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.
In the News
New! Allergy Services
Get Relief From Seasonal Allergies
Paparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute is proud to announce its new allergy clinic now open at the Minneapolis location. Dr. William Avery is now accepting patients. Schedule your appointment today.
Seeking Licensed Practical Nurse
Paparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute is looking for a innovative, experienced LPN to join our team. If you're interested in working for a well-established, comprehensive ENT and audiology practice positioned for growth, apply today. Learn more.
Finding The Best Hearing Aid
Learn how 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 Wall Street Journal article highlights the study.
Learn more sleep disorders.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at
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