Dr. Richard Karlen, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 52

3440 Oleary Ln Ste 102
Eagan, MN 55123
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Dr. Karlen's Experience

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Dr. Karlen's Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Joseph's Hospital
45 10th St W
Saint Paul, MN 55102
HealthEast Care System - Saint John's Hospital
1575 Beam Ave
Maplewood, MN 55109

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Appointments & Offices

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  • Yes
Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specs
Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specs
3440 Oleary Ln Ste 102
Eagan, MN 55123
Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specs
2080 Woodwinds Dr Ste 120
Woodbury, MN 55125
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    Dr. Karlen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Frenectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Adenoid Infection
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Cleft Lip and Palate
    • Cleft Palate
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Down Syndrome
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
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    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Swimmer's Ear
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue-Tie
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
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    Background Check for Dr. Karlen

    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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Mn Med Sch
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Fairview University Med Center
    University Of Mn Med School
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Karlen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Karlen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • AllinaHealth - United Hospital

    • Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minneapolis

    • HealthEast Care System - Saint John's Hospital

    • HealthEast Care System - Woodwinds Health Campus

    • Saint Joseph's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Karlen

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.1
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    4.1 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karlen to family and friends

    4.1 out of 5

    17 responses

    Dr. Karlen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    16 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.1 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    16 responses

    Experience with Dr. Karlen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.1 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

    17 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Karlen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specs
    3440 Oleary Ln Ste 102
    Eagan, MN 55123
    (651) 452-1509 (Office)
    B
    Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specs
    2080 Woodwinds Dr Ste 120
    Woodbury, MN 55125
    (651) 645-0691 (Office)
    C
    Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specs
    Midwest Ear Nose and Throat Specialists
    2080 Woodwinds Dr Ste 240
    Woodbury, MN 55125
    (651) 702-0750 (Office)
    (651) 645-6166 (Fax)
    D
    Midwest Surgery Center
    2080 Woodwinds Dr Ste 200
    Woodbury, MN 55125
    (651) 642-9199 (Office)
    E
    Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specs
    2080 Woodwinds Dr Ste 120/240
    Woodbury, MN 55125
    (651) 770-1105 (Office)
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