Dr. Shelagh Cofer, MD

Dr. Shelagh Cofer, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
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Dr. Shelagh Cofer, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1997 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905

Contact Information

(507) 284-2511

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
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more than 41% of peers
Tracheal Surgery
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more than 31% of peers
Sinus Surgery
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more than 21% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cofer "Patient centered care that is compassionate and involves shared decision making with patients and families. Our highly skilled team will work together to address your individual concerns and to promote healing and maintain wellness."
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

13

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Il Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Il Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Mn Hosp/Minneapolis Chldrns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cofer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cofer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cofer to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Cofer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
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