Welcome to the Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology

The Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology is the premier organization for ear, nose, and throat doctors in the state of Minnesota.

Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.

The MAO is comprised of more than 160 members in various practice and academic settings from throughout Minnesota and the surrounding areas. The MAO works hard to produce quality educational programs and networking opportunities as well as advocate on behalf of our patients and members.


Why Join MAO?

  • Advocacy at the Capitol and within state agencies.  
  • Support the organization that is your representative in the local medical community.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Leadership opportunities through our committees and Board. 
  • Networking with local otolaryngologists, residents, industry representatives, and invited speakers. 
  • Social events for more networking and fun.
  • Periodic updates on legislative, regulatory and medical news.
  • FREE Annual CME Conference.
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Join us at the Lions Walk!

We are proud to sponsor the Lions 8th Annual Walk to D-Feet Hearing Loss.  Please join us on Saturday, June 1 as we walk to raise funds and awareness for hearing loss and the isolation associated to those afflicted with hearing loss.  As a benefit of our sponsorship, this event is free to the first 40 adults who register on the MAO team.  All kids age 12 and under are free as well.

Click here to register.