Sandra Skovlund - MD

Sandra Skovlund - MD

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My Areas of Practice
I enjoy the whole field of Otolaryngology, whether it's ear surgery, laryngeal surgery, repairing facial trauma, or reconstructing skin defects after cancer removal.  I have a broad general practice.  I entered this specialty because of my background in Speech and Audiology and because I knew I wanted to be a surgeon.

General Information

Gender: Female

Accepting New Patients: Yes


Practices at

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

14000 Fairview Drive
Burnsville, MN 55337

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

Education & Certifications

General Surgery Residency: Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN

BA: South Dakota State University - Brookings
Brookings, SD

Otolaryngology Residency: University of Minnesota-Dept. of Otolaryngology
Minneapolis, MN

Master of Science, Otolaryngology: Univ. of Minnesota - Minneapolis

Research & Publications

I am currently conducting an IRB-approved study of a medical product I have designed.

Our practice participates in BEST-ENT, which is an Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery effort to gather Outcomes data using multiple centers throughout the country.

See Curriculum Vitae for publication information.

Professional Associations & Awards

Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery; President (2011)

Park Nicollet Clinic; Department Chair (2010- current)


I enjoy treating all types of problems in the head and neck for both children and adults. I have extensive surgical experience in treating facial trauma, head and neck cancers, ear disease and sinus disease. I particularly enjoy working with patients who have voice problems. I work closely with our voice therapists to evaluate and treat performers and professional voice users, providing them with a thorough and timely evaluation using the most up-to-date technology available.  Outside of my practice at Park Nicollet, I have maintained a position at Hennepin County Medical Center teaching Otolaryngology residents and medical students weekly.  I have had ongoing involvement in our national academy through committee participation and have served on our state academy board for several years, including serving as President of that organization.  I have travelled to South America, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Ethiopia participating in surgical missions for the past several years.  My current mission focus is in Ethiopia, working with physicians from across the U.S. to train Otolaryngology residents there.