Lions Children's Hearing and ENT Clinic

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Clinic Overview

Otolaryngologists at University of Minnesota Physicians and University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital specialize in diagnosing and treating pediatric ear, nose and throat conditions, as well as conditions that affect the head and neck. We treat ear infections, hearing loss, sinus disease, sleep apnea and tonsillitis, among other conditions.

Research and education at the University of Minnesota drive us to offer the latest treatments to our patients. Such treatments include balloon sinuplasty, bone-anchored hearing aids, craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and/or palate repair, esophagoscopy, laryngeal surgery, microvascular reconstruction, surgical reconstruction of microtia and bilateral cochlear implants.

Our audiologists help children who have hearing loss to maximize their communication potential. The audiologists provide aural rehabilitation and prescribe — and program — hearing instruments that include hearing aids and cochlear implants. We have diagnostic technology that allows us to perform hearing screenings on children beginning in infancy.

Our surgeons at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital performed Minnesota’s first pediatric cochlear implant as well as the first bilateral cochlear implant surgery on the world’s youngest patient, a six-month-old girl, as well as Minnesota's first mandibular distraction (jaw lengthening) on a 6-day-old infant to avoid a tracheostomy.


We provide specialty care for (but not limited to):

  • Adenoiditis
  • Allergies
  • Birth defects
  • Brain Tumor
  • Chronic rhinitis
  • Cleft lip/palate
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Deafness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia
  • Eustachian tube dysfuntion
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Head and neck reconstruction
  • Headaches
  • Hearing loss (deafness)
  • Implantable electronic hearing devices
  • Melanoma
  • Meningitis
  • Microtia and Ear Deformities
  • Nasal problems
  • Neck pain
  • Oral cancer
  • Otitis
  • Sinus problems
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sore throat
  • Strep throat
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vascular malformations
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular balance disorders
  • Voice problems
  • Trauma-related injuries

Awards and Distinctions
The University of Minnesota Medical Center Weight Loss Clinic has received several awards for our surgical excellence.  We work closely with other specialists within the University of Minnesota Health system to coordinate your care and are proud to be awarded the following:

• Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program with Adolescent Qualifications
This accreditation means our bariatric surgery program is a comprehensive center that has passed a rigorous external national review by fellow surgeons.  In addition, we are one of a very select few programs that have also achieved Adolescent Qualifications by the American College of Surgeons.

• Blue Distinction Center + for Bariatric Surgery
This quality designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield signifies our center delivers high quality bariatric and patient care.  The Blue Distinction + program evaluates our expertise as a physician team, the number surgery’s our clinic has performed, and our track record of results.  We have proven to have a track record for delivering better results, with fewer complications time and time again.  The Blue Distinction + plus indicates our program also met cost measures that address consumers need for affordable care.

A partnership of Fairview and University of Minnesota Physicians

Location Info


Park Plaza Building
701 25th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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Appointments: 612-365-6777


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Our Team


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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