Petoskey Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists offers the convenience of a large group practice with several offices locations around Northern Michigan. Our physicians provide state-of-the-art care for ear, nose, and throat disorders including the larynx, respiratory tract, trachea and thyroid glands. We offer a variety of highly specialized procedures that use the latest medical technology. Many of our procedures can be done right in the office.
Marc A. Feeley, M.D.
Dr. Feeley received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. He originally was a member of the Dean Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin where he was voted one of the “Best Doctors in Madison” in the 2004 Madison Magazine by his colleagues in Wisconsin. He moved to Petoskey to join Petoskey Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists in 1999. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. Dr. Feeley is on staff at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital - Petoskey and Cheboygan campuses, Otsego Memorial Hospital and Charlevoix Area Hospital. He has a special expertise in the treatment of chronic ear disease, hearing loss and dizziness and allergy.
Kevin L. Gietzen, D.O.
Dr. Gietzen received his undergraduate degree from University of Michigan. He received his medical training at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He is dual board certified in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. Dr. Gietzen is on staff at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital - Petoskey and Cheboygan campuses, Otsego Memorial Hospital and Charlevoix Area Hospital. He has a special interest in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive surgery and the surgical treatment of facial skin cancers, endoscopic / minimally invasive sinus surgery, thyroid conditions and allergy.
Melissa L. Somers, M.D.
Dr. Somers received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. She received her medical degree from Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Somers completed her residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. She is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the Michigan Otolarynogological Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. Dr. Somers is on staff at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital - Petoskey and Cheboygan campuses, Otsego Memorial Hospital and Charlevoix Area Hospital. She has a special interest in the treatment of laryngeal conditions, endoscopic sinus surgery and allergy.
Our featured services include:
Sinus and Nasal Disorders - We provide comprehensive diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of sinus and nasal disorders. Some of our procedures such as Balloon Sinuplasty are minimally-invasive and can be done right in the office, minimizing time and cost to you as well as noticeably reducing pain and recovery time over procedures performed in the hospital. Patients have a quick recovery and are back to work the next day. For more information, see www.balloonsinuplasty.com.
BAHA Hearing Implants - Petoskey Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists physicians are the only specialists in this region to perform BAHA implantation for treatment of asymmetrical hearing loss. For more information, please see http://www.cochlear.com/wps/wcm/connect/us/home/treatment-options-for-hearing-loss/bone-conduction-implants.
Earwell Infant Ear Correction System – Babies born with ears that stick out, are folded over or appear misshapen typically do not correct themselves but the physicians at Petoskey Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists can help. Our physicians are trained in application of Earwell, a non-surgical mold system that gently corrects ear shape. Performed during the first few weeks of life, Earwell can correct up to 70% of all infant ear deformities. For more information, please see www.earwell.com.
Facial Plastic Surgery - Our surgeons perform plastic and reconstructive surgery for a variety of problems, including nasal obstruction, facial trauma, defects left after removing skin and other facial cancers, facial paralysis and spasm, congenital malformations. A full range of facial cosmetic services are available.
Head and Neck Surgery - We perform minimally invasive surgery to remove cancers of the head and neck with as little disturbance to everyday function as possible.
- Ear drum repair
- Excision/repair of benign and malignant lesions of the external ear and ear canal
- Inner ear conditions leading to loss of hearing and balance
- Mastoid surgery
- Middle ear surgery for chronic infection and hearing loss
- Pediatric ear, nose, throat and airway disorders
- Pediatric surgery
- Placement of ear tubes
- Vestibular balance disorders
Head & Neck Services:
- Balloon sinuplasty
- Cancer of the larynx
- Endoscopic examination and treatment of sinuses, air, and food passages
- Endoscopic sinus surgery
- Microscopic minimally invasive surgery of the vocal cords
- Speech, voice and swallowing disorders
- Surgery of benign and malignant tumors
- Thyroid/parathyroid disorders and benign/malignant conditions
- Treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the neck
- Treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the oral cavity and oropharynx
- Treatment of vocal cords
Petoskey Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists physicians coordinate with physicians of all other disciplines to provide comprehensive patient care.