Our ENT specialists (Otolaryngologists) provide consultation, diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, head and neck disorders. Many of these disorders affect hearing, speech, breathing, and balance. Otolaryngologists (ENT doctors) have extensive training in treatment of head and neck surgery and in identifying, treating, and preventing head and neck disorders. Our board-certified specialists provide surgical treatment to patients of all ages. Some commonly treated conditions include head and neck tumors, sinusitis, and sleep apnea. Children and adults are evaluated for removal of tonsils or chronic ear and sinus problems.

Our Staff
Primary care physicians may refer patients to ENT doctors or an Advanced Practice Provider for disorders related to the head and neck. The ENT Department is also supported by two registered nurses (one with certification in Otolaryngology), an LPN and two medical assistants.

Diagnostic Services and Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Rhinitis (runny nose)
  • Audiology (tinnitus/ear noise/hearing loss)
  • Balance disorders
  • Botox (Botulism Toxin)
  • Breathing difficulties (Stridor, Sleep apnea, nasal obstruction)
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cochlear Implants
  • DCR procedure - procedure for tear sac disorders
  • Ear (disorders/diseases)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat problems
  • Ear Noise - Tinnitus
  • Epistaxis (Nosebleeds)
  • Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery (scar revisions, otoplasty for correction of protruding ears, cleft lip and palate, browlift, blepharoplasty )
  • Facial bone trauma
  • Foreign Bodies (in the ear, nose, and throat)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Tests (Audiology)  
  • Laryngology /Speech Pathology
  • Larynx Diseases/Disorders of Voice Box  
  • Neurotology (problems affecting the nerve that allows hearing )
  • Nosebleeds (Epistaxis)
  • Otolaryngology - General
  • Otology (Ear)
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Common disorders affecting children: Ear Infections, Myringotomy and Tubes, Tonsillectomies and Adenoidectomies. Coblation procedure available)
  • Reconstructive Surgery /Facial Plastics
  • Rhinology (Sinus Disease)
  • Ringing in the Ears (Tinnitus)
  • Runny Nose (Chronic post nasal drip)
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinus Disease (Rhinology; Ballon Sinuplasty; Powered instrumentation available/navigational approach available)
  • Skull Base Surgery (Pituitary Tumors)
  • Sleep Apnea (Restore Palatal Implant Palate Procedure Available)
  • Speech and Swallowing
  • Stridor (High Pitched Noisy Breathing)
  • Thyroid Disorders and surgery
  • Tinnitus (Ear Noise)
  • Tonsillectomy (Coblation procedure available)
  • Tracheotomy (Adult and Pediatric)

Hours and Location:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
First floor of the La Crosse Campus Clinic Building

Information and Appointments:
Please call 608-392-9888


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Quintin Cappelle MD
Quintin Cappelle, M.D.
Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
David Valencia MD
David Valencia, M.D.
Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Mindy Zenke CNS
Mindy Zenke, M.S.N., C.N.S.
Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)