Dr. Thomas Okner, MD

Dr. Thomas Okner, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Thomas Okner, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Eagan, MN and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1975 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

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Earwax Buildup
high
more than 89% of peers
Acute Laryngitis
normal
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

223  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Adult Development Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balance Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cancer
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Bronchitis-Like Cough
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Deafness
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Congenital Deafness
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Congenital Tracheal Stenosis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cough Headache
  • Croup
  • Deafness
  • Delayed Speech - Facial Asymmetry - Strabismus - Ear Lobe Creases
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dilatation
  • Dislocated Jaw
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphasia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Infection in Infant
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Epiglottis Diseases
  • Epiglottitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophagitis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Laceration
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Palsy
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fistula
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Foreign Body in Nose
  • Foreign Body in Throat
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gland Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hereditary Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Larynx, Congenital Partial Atresia of
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Head
  • Mastoiditis
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Mild Allergy
  • Mucositis
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Papillomas
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septal Perforation
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Nose Disorders
  • Nose Polyposis, Familial
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Motor Problems
  • Oral Pharyngeal Disorders
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Otitis
  • Otitis Media
  • Otorrhea
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Palate Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonitis
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pharyngitis
  • Polyps
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Psychogenic Cough
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Reflux Laryngitis
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess-Like Odynophagia
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinovirus
  • Rhinovirus-Related Cold
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Sensorineural Deafness
  • Sensorineural Hearing Loss - Early Greying - Essential Tremor
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Node Disease - Myopia
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech Delay
  • Speech Impairment
  • Sphenoid Sinusitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Strep Throat
  • Stricture
  • Stridor
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Taste Disorders
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrush
  • Thyroid Agenesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsil Disorders
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Agenesis Syndrome
  • Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome
  • Tracheitis
  • Tracheobronchomalacia
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula - Hypospadias
  • Upper Airway Obstruction
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Velopharyngeal Incompetence
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vocal Cord Cyst
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Familial
  • Vocal Cord Hemorrhage
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Cord Thickening
  • Vocal Fold Scarring
  • Vocal Granuloma
  • Vocal Papilloma
  • Voice Disorders
  • Wheezing
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

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88  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adult Hearing Loss Rehabilitation
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Airway Stenting
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balance Testing
  • Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Intubation
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Repair
  • Laser Bronchoscopy
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Polypectomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from Ear
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheostomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Tympanometry
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Okner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Okner's Reviews

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Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Okner has been my ENT Dr. since I was 10 and would advise everyone to see him. He is the Best Dr., knows what he's doing, smart, polite, never pushy (he does what is in your best interest not just out to make money).
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