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Dr. Gary Carlson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 73

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Dr. Carlson

Regional Health Rapid City

2805 5th St Rapid City, SD 57701

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(605) 755-5700

Dr. Gary Carlson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1971 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Carlson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Otitis Media
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Otitis Media more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Outer Ear Infection
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Outer Ear Infection more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Earwax Buildup
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Earwax Buildup more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Gary Carlson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1971 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

Hennepin Co Hospital
Residency Hospital
Hennepin Co Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Colorado
Residency Hospital
1971
University Of Colorado At Denver
Medical School
1976
1971

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65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)