Dr. Sandra L. Ettema, MD

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Dr. Sandra L. Ettema, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Female

SIU Healthcare 301 N 8th St Fl 5, Springfield, IL 62701 Get Directions
(217) 545-8000

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Dr. Ettema specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Springfield, IL. She practices at 1 location.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Acute Tonsillitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Nose
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Cleft Lip and Palate
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Down Syndrome
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Facial Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gum Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Otitis Media
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Throat Pain
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tinnitus
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
      • Adenoidectomy
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Balloon Sinuplasty
      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
      • Wound Repair

      Background Check

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2002

      • Internship Hospital
        Medical College Of Wisconsin

        Completed in 2003

      • Residency Hospital
        Medical College Of Wisconsin

        Completed in 2007

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine

        Completed in 2008

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign

        Graduated in 1991

      • Other Education
        Doctor Of Philosophy In Speech and Hearing Science

        Completed in 1999

        Master's Degree In Speech and Hearing Science

        Completed in 1993

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Ettema's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Ettema

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients