Dr. Paul Frake, MD

Dr. Paul Frake, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Paul Frake, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2008 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

3800 Park Nicollet Blvd

Minneapolis, MN 55416

Contact Information

(952) 993-3250

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers
Earwax Buildup
more than 86% of peers

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7  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated


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46  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Stapedectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • George Washington U Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • George Washington U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Frake has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frake's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frake to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Frake's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

First off, the staff was very nice even though I was almost 10 minutes late. (Highway 100 is a nightmare right now) I was taken into a decent looking room (not perfect, but I'm very picky) and Dr. Frake came in promptly. He took the time to explain everything and was more than kind in his helpful...more
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I had seen Dr Frake for a cyst in my thyroid in February and March 2015. We had determined due to the size that it needed to come out. I could not have been more pleased with the experience throughout the whole process. Dr Frake and his staff make you feel at ease and talk you through every step...more
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I saw Dr. Frake yesterday as part of my MOHS procedure, he was to close the MOHS surgery area on my nose. He evaluated my wound and informed me that my wound required a skin graft to be taken from in front of my ear. He handled my anxiety in a highly comforting manner, along with the nurse,...more
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