Dr. Merrill Biel, MD

Dr. Merrill Biel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Merrill Biel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Hastings, MN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1210 1st St W

Hastings, MN 55033

Contact Information

(651) 438-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
more than 72% of peers
more than 67% of peers
Oral Cancer
more than 66% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

51  Conditions Treated


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20  Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Minn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hennipin Co Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Barnes Hospital Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Biel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Biel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biel to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Biel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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