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March 17th, 2017

Hearing Loss Spurs Doctor to Pay it Forward

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Today, Greta Stamper, Au.D., Ph.D., is a doctor of audiology in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. But her connection to Mayo Clinic dates all the way back to her childhood. Growing up in Iowa, Dr. Stamper was introduced to Mayo at age 10, when her parents took her to see Michael […]

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Tags: audiology, Dr. Greta Stamper, Hearing Loss, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, otorhinolaryngology


January 3rd, 2017

Diagnosis and Treatment for a Rare Disease Brings Back Trish Byrd’s Hearing and Optimism

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

In spring 2016, Trish Byrd went deaf. And no one knew why. With constant ear pain and unable to hear, Trish saw seven different doctors in her home state of New Mexico. After months of treatment, there was no improvement in her symptoms. “I kept asking, ‘What’s wrong with me?’” Trish says. “None of my […]

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Tags: Dr. Lester Mertz, Dr. Peter Weisskopf, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, otorhinolaryngology, Rheumatology


November 3rd, 2016

Routine Exam Leads to Successful Tonsil Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

When Gary Pearson went in for a routine physical required by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to maintain his commercial driving privileges, he left with much more than a renewed driver’s license. The 58-year-old departed his appointment with an urgent directive from the nurse practitioner that examined him to see his primary care doctor. The […]

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Tags: Claudia Swanton, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, otorhinolaryngology, Preventive Medicine, radiation therapy


September 27th, 2016

After Sinus Surgery at Age 82, Charles Metzler Is Breathing Easy

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

If you go looking for Charles Metzler, you’ll often find him out on the acreage he owns in the Rocky Mountain foothills near Casper, Wyoming. The 82-year-old spends his days tending his well-manicured lawn, caring for his troop of animals — ducks, rabbits, a pot-bellied pig named Mimi, and a miniature donkey named Haley — […]

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Tags: Deviated Septum, Dr. Erin O'Brien, Endoscopic Surgery, Nasal Polyps, otorhinolaryngology, Septoplasty, Sinus Surgery


October 4th, 2013

Mark Gilbertson 2.0 – Putting the Pieces Together Again

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

After a terrible accident left him barely alive and in need of major reconstruction, Mark Gilbertson found the right team at Mayo Clinic to help piece things back together again. He shares his story below.   My name is Mark Gilbertson, and here’s my story. I am originally from Brainerd, Minn. I joined the Air […]

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Tags: 3888, 5146, 5297, 5308, 5335, dental implants, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Kevin Arce, jaw surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, otorhinolaryngology


January 15th, 2013

Unraveling the Mystery of Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Imagine listening in real time to the thump, thump of your own heartbeat, the rush of your blood pulsing through your veins, and even the slightest twitch of your eyes – all in surround sound.  Those are but a few of the symptoms that Wendy Tapper was experiencing when she arrived at the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: 5267, 5335, balance, Dr. Charles Beatty, Dr. Daniel Blum, ear, hearing, otorhinolaryngology, Round Window Occlusion, Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome, Surgery, Wendy Tapper


March 28th, 2012

Never Give Up On Your Health – Sniffing out a Discovery

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

My name is Katie Little and I am 28 years old.   I have experienced many nasal problems throughout my life, including two nose fractures and, over the last 10 years, have experienced significant difficulty breathing at night.  I tried a variety of methods to alleviate my problem, such as nasal sprays, acupuncture, fans, Neti Pots, […]

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Tags: 5267, 5335, bone growth, Dr. Grant Hamilton III, ENT, Katie Little, Mayo Clinic, nasal, nose, otorhinolaryngology, spur, Surgery


February 22nd, 2010

Patients Inspired New Integrated Space for ENT Practice in Minnesota

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

The Mayo Clinic Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT, or ear, nose and throat) in Rochester, Minn. recently moved from their locations in three different buildings to one new, integrated space on the 12th floor of the Gonda Building. The new floor better serves patients by bringing ENT, audiology, cochlear implantation services, balance and vestibular testing and […]

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Tags: audiology, cochlear implants, Dr. Beatty, ENT, Gonda, Gonda Building, Holly Bowe, otorhinolaryngology, Porter Bowe


March 13th, 2009

Benefits of Collaborative Patient Care – Thoughts from a Mayo Clinic Head and Neck Surgeon

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

In the video below, Eric Moore, M.D., a head and neck surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes benefits of the comprehensive, collaborative and efficient patient care provided every day to Mayo Clinic patients. For more information on recent research by Dr. Moore, view the post and video on transoral robotic surgery for throat cancers.

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Tags: collaboration, ENT, Mayo, Mayo Clinic, otorhinolaryngology, patient care, throat cancer


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