Paul Frake - MD

Paul Frake - MD

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My Areas of Practice
I am honored to be able to care for my patients and provide them with comprehensive care for conditions of the ears, nose, throat, head, and neck.  I enjoy treating patients with ailments in all of the areas within ENT, but I am particularly interested in sinus disease, voice disturbances, facial reconstructive procedures, pediatric otolaryngology, and surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.  Additionally, during my time in Washington, D.C., I helped to advocate for the interests of patients and physicians to our lawmakers in Congress.

General Information

Gender: Male

Practicing Since: 2013

Accepting New Patients: Yes


Practices at

St Louis Park 3800
3800 Park Nicollet Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Maple Grove Clinic and Specialty Center
9555 Upland Lane N
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Maple Grove Surgery Center
15800 95th Ave. N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Methodist Hospital
6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Education & Certifications

Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology

Residency & Internship: The George Washington University
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Washington, DC

Medical School: The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Undergraduate: Brown University
Providence, RI

Research & Publications

- Frake PC, Goodman JF, Joshi AS.  Feasibility of Purely Endoscopic Intramedullary Fixation of Mandibular Condyle Fractures. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 2015; 26: 91-93.

- Author of United States Patent #8,357,162 B2: "Intramedullary Mandibular Condyle Implants and Method for Application of the Same."

- Frake PC, Howell RJ, Joshi AS.  Strength of Titanium Intramedullary Impant versus Miniplate Fixation of Mandibular Condyle Fractures.  Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 2012; 147: 33-39.

- Frake PC, Cheng AY, Howell RJ, Patel NJ.  Resident Physicians' Perspectives on Health Care Reform.  Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 2011; 145: 30-34.

- Frake PC, Domanski M, Howell RJ, Troost T.  The Value of Otolaryngologists' Services in America: a National Survey.  Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 2011; 144: 533-536.

- Howell RJ, Davulos A, Clary M, Frake PC, Joshi AS, Chaboki H.  Miller Fisher Syndrome Presents as an Acute Voice Change to Hypernasal Speech.  Laryngoscope, 2010; 120: 978-980.

- Frake PC, Smith HE, Chen LS, Biffl WL.  Prestorage Leukoreduction Prevents Accumulation of Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 in Stored Blood.  Archives of Surgery, 2006; 141: 396-400.

Professional Associations & Awards

Member: American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Member: Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology

Honors Award: American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Foundation


I grew up on Long Island in New York and have spent much of my life on the east coast.  Even though I have never lived in the Midwest before, growing up people always asked me if I have a slight Minnesota accent!  I met my wife (who is from the Twin Cities) while we were both in school in Washington, D.C., and we are happy to call the west metro our home.  We enjoy spending time with our dog, Milo, who volunteers at the library helping children learn to read.  Outside of work I enjoy playing ice hockey, SCUBA diving, and cooking.