Dr. Laura Brainard, MD

Dr. Laura Brainard, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  

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Dr. Laura Brainard, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Dearborn, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in ear, nose, and throat and neurotology.

Henry Ford Medical Group

19401 Hubbard Dr

Dearborn, MI 48126
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brainard performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 92% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Brainard's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

33  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • ENT Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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.


  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Allegheny General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brainard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brainard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brainard to family and friends
20 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Brainard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very knowledgeable Ear, Nose and Throat specialist. Pays attention to was patient says. Explains what procedure will be done and what to expect. Tried to be as gentle as possible when cleaning wax and infection from my ears.
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Dr. Laura Brainard is an awesome doctor!. She put tubes in my ears and always me with my hearing issues. She treated my ear infections really cared about me. Most ENTs told me it was something they could not help. She cared about me! I REALLY MISS HER!! i WAS SCHOCKED WHEN SHE TOLD ME I NEEDED TO...more
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My experience with Dr. Brainard over the past several years has been very positive. She has performed ear surgery for me twice and she has kept me informed of options and status of my ear health and hearing performance. I believe she is a talented surgeon and I appreciated her depth of knowledge...more
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From my first consultation visit all the way through my BAHA surgery and post surgery visits, Dr. Brainard, was very professional and courteous. She was very thorough and explained the BAHA procedure in detail. She told us exactly what the surgery entailed and things I might experience after the...more
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Professional, attentive and considerate. Discussed and worked with a team to perform gamma knife radiation treatment for a glomus jugulare tumor. Office is comfortable and quiet and was prompt in calling to schedule follow-up visits.
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