Dr. Erin O'Brien, MD

Dr. Erin O'Brien, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Erin O'Brien, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Rochester, MN. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. 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

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Facial Fracture
  • Headache
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
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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
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. O'Brien accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Hospitals where Dr. O'Brien has admitting privileges

Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus
1216 2nd St SW
Rochester, MN 55902
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