Dr. Michael Paparella, MD

Dr. Michael Paparella, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 85
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Dr. Michael Paparella, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 57 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1957 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

701 25th Ave S Ste 200

Minneapolis, MN 55454

Contact Information

(612) 339-2836

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

TMJ
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
Meniere's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

48  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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.

Education

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1957
  • Legacy Emanuel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1958
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1961

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paparella has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paparella's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paparella to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Paparella's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Paparella helped me with Meniere’s when there was no one else who even knew what it was. All other Dr’s just said, “sorry,guess whatever it is you’ll have to live with vertigo.” Thank goodness I found Dr Paparella! He knew what to do and never gives up til he helps you! They don’t really make...more
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As a kid, I had an extremely bad case of chronic ear infections. I had no inner ear left, infections had destroyed everything. I’d had multiple rounds of tubes, my adenoids and tonsils removed and so many antibiotics that I’d become immune. Dr P. saved me. It took a few years, a mastoidectomy and...more
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Don’t know much about the Dr. but the clinic protocols smack of the middle ages. Be prpared to wait and wait and wait again! It’s no way to treat patients. Appointment times are meaningless.
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I've seen Paparella for over 20 years. Without him I wouldn't have hearing at all. He not only treats me, but my children as well! Sometimes the wait time is long, he always fits me in his schedule when I'm in need, and they understand travel time. After reading other reviews, I ask that in all...more
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