Dr. Merrill A. Biel, MD

Dr. Merrill A. Biel, MD http://cdn.hgimg.com/img/silhouettes/silhouette-male_w120h160_v1.jpg Visit Healthgrades for information on Dr. Merrill A. Biel, MD. Find Phone & Address information, medical practice history, affiliated hospitals and more.

Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 58

1210 1st St W
Hastings, MN 55033
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

Key things you need to know about
Dr. Biel:

1

Dr. Biel's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Biel's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Biel Performs

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • See all 18 procedures

Conditions Dr. Biel Treats

MoreGet the facts on Dr. Biel

2

Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 East 28th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Avenue South
Edina, MN 55435

MoreKnow where you'll be treated

Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

3

Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Biel

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

4

Appointments & Offices

Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Allina Medical Clinic
Allina Medical Clinic
1210 1st St W
Hastings, MN 55033
Allina Medical Clinic
1210 1st St W
Hastings, MN 55033
MoreSchedule an appointment
Healthgrades

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

Directions to Dr. Biel's Office

From:
To:

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
Dr. Jeffrey C. Manlove, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
Same location as Dr. Biel
Dr. V Stuart Cox, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
13.02 miles away
Dr. Inell C. Rosario, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
12.17 miles away
Dr. Barbara N. Malone, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
13.02 miles away
Dr. Eric T. Becken, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
13.02 miles away
Dr. Thomas H. Ayre III, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
19.25 miles away
Dr. Bruce F. Dennison, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
12.22 miles away
Dr. Robert D. Silver, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
23.76 miles away
Dr. Thomas L. Okner, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
13.02 miles away
Dr. Thomas E. Christenson, MD
Ear, Nose, and Throat
17.75 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.
  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Biel's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
    1
    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Glossectomy
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedures
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lip, Excision or Resection
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    2
    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Deafness
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Earwax Buildup
    • ENT Cancer
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gum Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Leukoplakia
    • Lip Cancer
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    More
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
    Less
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Biel

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    University Minn Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Hennipin Co Mc
    Complete in 1983
    University Of Minnesota
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Barnes Hospital Washington University
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Biel & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Biel's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Biel has admitting privileges:

    Viewing 1 of 2
    • Abbott Northwestern Hospital

    • Fairview Southdale Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Biel

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biel to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

    Take the Survey
    Dr. Merrill A. Biel, MD
    Are you Dr. Biel?
    Post a response on your personalized profile.
    Dr. Biel's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Biel
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

    How was your experience with Dr. Biel?

    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Biel and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

    Your participation
    is confidential

  4. Recommended Reading

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Biel accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    More
    Less
    * Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

    Office Locations

    A
    Allina Medical Clinic
    1210 1st St W
    Hastings, MN 55033
    (651) 438-1800 (Office)
    B
    Allina Medical Clinic
    1210 1st St W
    Hastings, MN 55033
    (651) 438-1800 (Office)
    C
    Ear Nose and Throat Specialty Care of Minnesota
    2211 Park Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
    (612) 871-1144 (Office)
    D
    Ear Nose and Throat Specialty Care of Minnesota
    6545 France Ave S Ste 650
    Minneapolis, MN 55435
    (952) 925-3905 (Office)
    Loading map. Loading map...

    Know Before You Go

    At Your Appointment

    What to Ask Your Doctor About Allergies

    12 Tips for Reducing Pollen Exposure

    Take these steps to minimize your triggers.

    Do You Have the Right Health Insurance?

    Open Enrollment season is here. Ask yourself these key questions as you evaluate your coverage options.

    8 Ways to Lower Your Health Insurance Costs

    You can take steps to lower your healthcare costs, including finding out the prices of services and negotiating fees.
  5. How was your experience with Dr. Biel?

    Help other patients, and let the doctor know how he's doing

    Your participation is kept confidential. Dr. Biel and his staff will not know that you took the survey or the identity of any survey participants. By completing the survey, you acknowledge that you or a family member is or has been a patient of the provider. Learn more in our Privacy Policy.

    Dr. Biel's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Biel
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biel to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

    * required

    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.
Close | Delete Cookie | | Show Render Tools | Debug Home
Placement Content Ajax: No Ajax Call
Layout: Sponsor: Sponsor Found: Facility: Practice: Office: RenderDartTag:
Set Codes   Sponsor:     Facility:    
Placements on Page With No Data All Placements With Data From Matrix
Placements on Page With Data
Close | Delete Cookie | Show Render Tools | PDC Debugger | Content Locator | Debug Home | Cache | Cookies | Hide Ads | Show Basic V2 | No JS Compress | No CSS Compress | Show information logging | Highlight MBoxes | Omniture Debugger | Optimus Test Harness | All specialties | Rolledup Specialties | Practicing Specialties | Show PSR Score