Dr. Richard Karlen, MD

Dr. Richard Karlen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Richard Karlen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Eagan, MN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mn Med Sch in 1992 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3440 Oleary Ln Ste 102

Eagan, MN 55123

Contact Information

(651) 702-0750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • United Concordia

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ear Tube Placement
more than 81% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

56  Conditions Treated


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20  Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Fairview University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mn Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karlen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karlen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karlen to family and friends
17 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Karlen'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
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