Dr. Michael McKenna, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 64

Dr. Michael McKenna, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Boston, MA. Dr. McKenna has more experience with Otologic Conditions & Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McKenna to book an appointment.

Dr. McKenna

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

243 Charles St Boston, MA 02114
Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. McKenna

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. McKenna treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. McKenna treats other conditions, please contact the office at (617) 573-3672.

Otologic Conditions & Procedures

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Conditions & Procedures specialists.

Dr. McKenna treats at a


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Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

Dr. McKenna
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Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Very High

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Dr. McKenna's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hyperacusis
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Vertigo

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(617) 573-3672

Dr. McKenna accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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  • Explained conditions well (12)
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compassionate, answered questions and took a lot of time with me
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Michael McKenna is a fellowship-trained otologist/neurotologist (ear doctor) at Mass. Eye and Ear. He treats patients for a range of ear conditions.


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology

Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology


Mass EE Infirm
Residency Hospital


Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Michael McKenna, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Michael McKenna, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. McKenna frequently treats Otologic Conditions & Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. McKenna specializes.

Where is Dr. Michael McKenna, MD's office located?

Dr. McKenna's office is located at 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Michael McKenna, MD offer telehealth services?

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Main Campus243 Charles St Boston, MA 02114

Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

27 Awards Received