Dr. Erin O'Brien, MD

Dr. Erin O'Brien, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Erin O'Brien, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 2000 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read her story

200 1st St SW Fl 12

Rochester, MN 55905

Contact Information

(507) 284-3856

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. O'Brien performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. O'Brien's bio

This content was provided by Dr. O'Brien "I am a fellowship trained Rhinologist, specializing in complex sinus and skull base surgery. My expertise includes revision sinus surgery, chronic rhinosinusitis with polyps, and aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (Samter's triad). I work closely with my colleagues at the Mayo Clinic in Allergy and Immunology, Pulmonary Medicine and Neurosurgery to address complex cases. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. O'Brien "I specialize in sinus and skull base surgery and work closely with allergists, pulmonologists, neurosurgeons and my colleagues in Head and Neck surgery to provide care for patients with chronic sinusitis, nasal polyps, CSF (spinal fluid) leaks, and skull base tumors."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

19

Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Depauw University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Iowa College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. O'Brien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. O'Brien's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Brien to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. O'Brien's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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