Dr. Garret Choby, MD

Dr. Garret Choby, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 36

Accepting new patients

Dr. Garret Choby, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Rochester, MN. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Choby to book an appointment.


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Rochester - Neurology200 1st St Sw Rochester, MN 55905

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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  • Explained conditions well (3)
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    very skilled, very considerate of patient sensitivities, one of the best ent-type doctors i have ever seen - it's so fortunate to live in an area where this doctor practices
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    No results
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    No results
    Michael Sullivan in Los Altos, CA – Aug 16, 2016
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    Great doctor did a wonderful job taking out a mass tumor out of my neck
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    Gary W. Lewandowski in Erie, PA – Jun 11, 2016
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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Minnesota
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Choby's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Choby performs Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery) more than 98% of his peers

    Dr. Choby performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

    Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
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    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Choby performs Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty) more than 98% of his peers

    Dr. Choby performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Choby performs Rhinoseptoplasty more than 97% of his peers

    Dr. Choby performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

    Dr. Choby's conditions and procedures:

    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Adenocarcinoma
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Angiofibroma
    • Anosmia
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Aspirin-Induced Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
    • Cancer
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
    • Chronic Adenoid Infection
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Complex Skull Base Surgery
    • Complex Spine Disorders
    • Concussion
    • Craniectomy
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Craniotomy
    • Dacryocystorhinostomy
    • Deviated Septum
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
    • ENT Surgery
    • Epilepsy
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Esthesioneuroblastoma
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Excision of Facial Bone
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
    • Malignant Otitis Externa
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Migraine
    • Movement Disorders
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Nasal Polyp
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Neurological Diseases
    • Neurovascular Conditions
    • Nosebleed
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Paralysis
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pediatric Neurological Disorders
    • Pediatric Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Pharyngitis
    • Pituitary Tumor
    • Proctogram
    • Rathke's Cleft Cyst
    • Refractory Epilepsy
    • Rhinoseptoplasty
    • Seizure
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sinonasal Surgery
    • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sinus Tumor
    • Sinusitis
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spine Disorders
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stroke
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • TMJ
    • Tongue-Tie
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tonsillitis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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    (507) 405-0313

    Dr. Choby accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    Choice Care PPO
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    About Me


    Garret W. Choby, M.D., is a fellowship-trained rhinologist and endoscopic skull base surgeon. He completed his residency training at the University of...Read more


    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Garret Choby, MD?

    Call (507) 405-0313 to make an appointment. Click here for more information.

    Does Dr. Garret Choby, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Choby has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Garret Choby, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Garret Choby, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Choby's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Garret Choby, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Garret Choby, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Choby frequently treats Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery), Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty), and Rhinoseptoplasty. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Choby treats.

    Where is Dr. Garret Choby, MD's office located?

    Dr. Choby's office is located at 200 1st St Sw, Rochester, MN 55905. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Choby is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus

    Rochester, MN

    89% Patient Experience Rating, 20% higher than the national average

    41 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)