Our Practice

The Ear Nose and Throat Clinic & Hearing Center of MN

We are proud to serve adult and pediatric patients in the entire Twin Cities metro area, including Minneapolis, St. Paul, Edina, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Hopkins, St. Louis Park, Chanhassen, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Apple Valley, Burnsville, Chaska, Bloomington, Richfield, Golden Valley, Maplewood, Oakdale, Woodbury, Coon Rapids, Fridley, Eagan, Roseville, Savage, Shakopee, Lakeville and other suburbs.

Respect and trust guide our practice.

We listen to our patients' medical histories, perform physical examinations and provide them with the information about their conditions or those of their children, describing details about treatment alternatives, including benefits and risks of all options. We make treatment recommendations and respect our patients' ability to choose the care they need. We recognize that they need information to make the best personal decisions, and we strive to answer all their questions completely and in a timely manner in the office, on the phone or via email.

- Dr. Michael Tedford

Our Mission, Values & Vision

Our mission is to provide the highest quality personal ear, nose and throat care and hearing services to adults and children in the Twin Cities.

As health care providers, we value the inherent worth and dignity of every person.  We view our patients’ health as a foundation for realizing their individual goals and experiencing joy in life.

Respect and trust guide our practice.  We listen to your medical history, perform physical examinations and provide you with information about your condition or that of your child, describing details about treatment alternatives, including benefits and risks of all options.

As health care practitioners, we make treatment recommendations and respect your ability to choose the care you need.  We recognize that you need information to make the best personal decisions, and we strive to answer all your questions completely and in a timely manner in the office, on the phone, or via our electronic patient portal.

Doctor and pediatric patient in St. Paul, MN

Trust is a critical component of our provider/patient relationship.  We value open communication as the best avenue to quality care, and we encourage you to tell us your needs directly so we can meet your expectations.  The quality of your care depends on your confidence that we will listen to you and make your interests our first priority.  We hope that as our relationship develops, you will trust us to deliver the highest quality care.

Amazing! Personal!

"Can't thank them enough for helping me out.  I was joining the military, and the MEPS doc told me I had to go to a specialist or I can't pass my medical.  Everyone said I had to wait 3-4 weeks, but you guys got me in the same day!  It was extremely important because my job could be taken.  So I am in their debt.  THANK YOU!"

Please note:  because every patient is unique, your results may vary.

The doctors at the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic are exceptional!

"I have seen both Dr. Getnick and Dr. Tedford, and they are active listeners, empathetic physicians and highly trained and skilled ENT experts.  I feel well cared for by them, and know I am in good hands.”

Please note:  because every patient is unique, your results may vary.

I was glad the receptionist recommended (Clay Ansley) for this appointment

"I didn't know CRNP existed in this practice. I would've had to wait a month to see a doctor. and it would have been unnecessary since this was the correct person to see of my issue."

Please note:  because every patient is unique, your results may vary.

"You have a true gift of being a kind physician.”

"Dr Wudel - I would like to offer a heartfelt thank you for the services you have provided the past few months. Your ability to balance people skills and surgical skills makes a huge difference in the healing process."

Please note:  because every patient is unique, your results may vary.

""Everyone we had any connection with at the ENT Clinic was very professional - but in a cordial, not a stiff way.”

My partner and I always joke about things, and the doctor and nurses appreciated our humor.  I couldn't have asked for a better result from the surgery, and I would recommend Dr. Wudel to anyone.”

Please note:  because every patient is unique, your results may vary.

Plan participation explained to a patient

Health Plan Participation

We participate with most major health plans in the area.  If you have concerns about whether your insurance will cover a visit to our office, please contact your insurance company directly.  If you need an insurance provider number, please call our office at (952) 252-6552.  Also, please check your policy to see if a referral from your primary care provider is required.

Hearing Loss is Often Preventable

We are pleased to provide our patients with FREE foam ear plugs to protect their hearing when they are at concerts or in the presence of loud machinery and other loud noises.

Protect Your Hearing!   Please ask for your FREE pair of ear plugs during your next visit to our office.