Erin O'Brien, MD

Erin O'Brien, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT) in Rochester, MN


 (507) 284-3856

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About Dr. O'Brien


Dr. Erin O'Brien, MD is an otolaryngologist in Rochester, Minnesota. She specializes in rhinology and sinus surgery. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Minnesota and Iowa. She is affiliated with Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota.

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Otolaryngology, 2001 - 2007

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Mercy Hospital
Internship, General Surgery, 2000 - 2001

University of Pittsburgh
Class of 2000

DePauw University
B.A., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1992 - 1996

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Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Otolaryngology

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Medical Licenses

MN State Medical License
2011 - 2020

IA State Medical License
2008 - 2020

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Work Experience

Senior Associate Consultant, Otorhinolaryngology
Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester
Rochester, MN
2012 - 2015

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Hospital Affiliations

Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester
Current Affiliation
Rochester, MN

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Former Affiliation
Iowa City, IA

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Former Affiliation
Omaha, NE

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Awards

Fellow
American Rhinologic Society, 2012

CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification
EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011

Loan Repayment Program
National Institutes of Health, 2010

Research Week Poster Competition Award
University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2003

Kenneth H. Hinderer, M.D., Memorial Award in Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2000

Albert E. Reynolds Outstanding Senior Award in Biological Sciences
DePauw University, 1996

Phi Beta Kappa
DePauw University, 1996

Rector Presidential Scholarship
DePauw University, 1992

Science Research Fellows Program
DePauw University, 1992

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Professional Memberships

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - AAO - NHS
Member

American Rhinologic Society
Fellow

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Publications



PubMed

Olfactory outcomes after endoscopic skull base surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Laryngoscope
Yin, L. X.,Low, C. M.,Puccinelli, C. L.,O'Brien, E. K.,Stokken, J. K.,Van Abel, K. M.,Janus, J. R.,Link, M. J.,Van Gompel, J. J.,Choby, G.
4/30/2019

Increased Accuracy, Confidence, and Efficiency in Anterior Ethmoidal Artery Identification with Segmented Image Guidance.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
Itayem, D. A.,Anzalone, C. L.,White, J. R.,Pallanch, J. F.,O'Brien, E. K.
1/30/2019

Skull Base Dural Thickness and Relationship to Demographic Features: A Postmortem Study and Literature Review.
J Neurol Surg B Skull Base
Fam, M. D.,Potash, A.,Potash, M.,Robinson, R.,Karnell, L.,O'Brien, E.,Greenlee, JDW.
11/21/2018

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Journal Article

Radiographic distribution of drops and sprays within the sinonasal cavity”
American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy
Rudman K, O’Brien EK, Harvey J, Leopold DA
3/1/2011

Assessing current technical limitations in the small-hole endoscopic approach to the maxillary sinus
American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy
Robey AB, O’Brien EK, Leopold DA
1/1/2010

A targeted scan of fifteen regions for nonsyndromic cleft lip and palate in Filipino families
American Journal of Medical Genetics
Schultz RE, Cooper ME, Daack-Hirsch S, Shi M, Nepomucena B, Graf KA, O’Brien EK, O’Brien SE, Marazita ML, Murray JC
1/1/2004

Lecture

Mayo Internal Medicine Review for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Primary Care Physicians
9/14/2012

Endoscopic Management of the Frontal Sinus.
5/19/2012
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Fungal Sinusitis.
5/19/2012
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Abstract

Cadaveric Study of Skull Base Dural Thickness and Body Habitus.
Combined Sections Meeting
O’Brien EK
1/1/2012
Miami Beach, FL

A case report of sphenoid bony obliteration and clival erosion from a fungus ball.
Combined Otolaryngologic Spring Meeting, American Rhinologic Society
O’Brien EK
4/1/2011
Chicago, IL

Inverted Papilloma with Invasive Adenosquamous Carcinoma: Case Report and Review.
Combined Otolaryngologic Spring Meeting, American Rhinologic Society
O’Brien EK
4/1/2011
Chicago, IL

Book Chapter

Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery
O’Brien EK, Leopold DA
1/1/2009

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