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ENT Partners Opens 20th Clinic Location

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — ENT Partners, LLC, a leading Physician Practice Management Company (PPMC) announced that Chicago ENT one of the largest ear, nose, and throat practices in Illinois, and part of the ENT Partners family of practices has opened its newest practice location at Ascension Saint Joseph Hospital in the Lakeview area of Chicago on August 29, 2023. Chicago ENT-Lakeview, located at 2845 N. Sheridan Rd., Suite 807 Chicago, IL, 60657 will provide comprehensive ENT, audiology, sleep, allergy, and facial plastic care to both adult and pediatric patients.  

“We are delighted to announce the opening of our sixth office, where we proudly offer ENT services tailored to our patients’ needs. Our commitment to providing exceptional care extends to ensuring convenient access, with same-day or next-day appointments available. This endeavor strengthens our partnership with Ascension, allowing us to extend comprehensive ENT services to both inpatients and outpatients at St. Mary’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital. We’re excited to continue enhancing the health and well-being of our community,” said Dr. Michael Friedman, Medical Director.

Chicago ENT has six convenient locations in Chicago and one in the near north suburb of Skokie.  The new location will have 8 exam rooms, 3 procedure rooms, 2 audiology rooms and an allergy suite. Providers will be able to see more patients in a modern, state-of-the-art setting.

The clinic offers the latest innovations for the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of otolaryngological conditions, including sleep disorders, sinus conditions, allergy testing, thyroid conditions, hearing loss and facial cosmetic procedures.

Chicago ENT-Lakeview will be staffed by 3 board-certified otolaryngologists Jacob Friedman, MDAdam Levy, MD and TK Venkatesan, MD, a pediatric otolaryngologist, Kathryn Colman, MD an allergist Kirk Shepard, MD, audiologist Stephanie Feller, AuD, and a facial plastic & reconstructive surgeon Caroline Hudson, MD

“Expanding our footprint and health-system relationships across the Chicagoland area is a great step for ENT Partners,” said Jim Feinstein CEO of ENT Partners. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring Chicago ENT’s high level of patient care to the Lakeview community and the incremental patient population St. Joe’s has to offer.”

Patients may schedule appointments at Chicago ENT – Lakeview through their website, ChicagoENT.com, or by calling 773.296.5500.

About ENT Partners
ENT Partners is committed to helping doctors provide comprehensive ENT patient care and growing practices by decreasing administrative burdens and distracting operational tasks. ENTP helps physician practices of every size – from solo to large groups – through a wide range of consulting services. ENTP partner practices are located across 20 locations in the Midwest and the East Coast.

Dr. Friedman co-authored an article on Homocysteine Levels in Severe OSA Patients Before and After TORS-OSA Surgery

Read the full article on American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Congratulations to Chicago ENT’s Michael Friedman, MD for being named one of Chicago’s Top Cancer Doctors by Chicago Magazine.

Read the full article here: Top Cancer Doctors – Chicago Magazine

Dr. Friedman discusses Sinusitis and the treatment options available in a segment on CBS!

Congratulations to Chicago ENT’s Michael Friedman, MD for being named to Chicago Magazine’s Top Surgeon & Top Doctors 2021 list.

The annual list of Top Doctors can be found in Chicago magazine’s October 2021 issue and online.

Dr. Friedman co-authored an article on Systemic Review and Updated Meta-analysis of Multi-level Surgery for Patients with OSA.

Read the article on Science Direct

Dr. Friedman addresses concerns about injury from repeated COVID-19 swab testing in The Chicago Tribune!

Read more in the Chicago Tribune article.

Dr. Friedman and Dr. Venkatesan talk about Inspire Sleep Apnea Therapy on the television segment American Health Front

Congratulations to Dr. Kathryn Colman on being named to Chicago Magazines Top Docs For Kids and Moms List 2021

The annual list can be found online.

Dr. Friedman was Featured in Shape Magazine!

Dr. Friedman was featured in Shape Magazine in an article about “Should You Really be Using a Melatonin Defuser Before Bed?” You can check out the article online.

Chicago ENT’s Board Certified Sleep Specialist, Dr. Claire Kenneally, was recently featured in Glamour Magazine!

You can check out the article “How to Wake Up Early” online.

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Friedman on his Chicago Magazine Top Doctor designation

The annual list of Top Doctor’s can be found in Chicago Magazine’s January 2021 issue and online.

Dr. Friedman

Dr. Friedman gave several presentations at the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery annual conference!

He was chosen to be an expert lecturer on Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Therapy, and was also invited to be part of a panel including four leading authorities on the topic of snoring!

Dr. Friedman is a respected member of the Academy and is regularly asked to speak as an expert and to present his research, all of which is designed to advance the field of otolaryngology and sleep medicine. He has authored more than 200 articles and textbooks and is an internationally known expert in the field of sleep disorders, thyroid, and parathyroid disorders, and head and neck surgery!

Photo of a doctor with the text "Chicago Magazine's Top Doctors 2020"

Congratulations to Chicago ENT’s Michael Friedman, MD for being named to Chicago Magazine’s Top Doctors 2020 list.

According to Chicago magazine, physicians are selected as the best in their specialty by their peers. The selection process considers these nominations along with physicians’ educational and professional experience. The list includes 395 specialists and 100 primary care doctors across the Chicago area.

I am honored and humbled to be recognized by my peers as a Top Doctor. Chicago ENT is committed to excellence and to providing superior ENT care to each patient at every visit. My personal practice philosophy is to care for each patient just as I would care for a family member or friend.

Michael Friedman, MD

The annual list of Top Doctors can be found in Chicago magazine’s January 2020 issue and online.


Chicago ENT has six convenient locations throughout the greater Chicago area. For the exact location and/or directions, simply click on the map next to your desired location. To book an appointment, call 773-296-5500 to speak to a scheduler or conveniently online 24/7.

Advanced Center for Specialty Care
3000 N. Halsted Street, Suite #400
Chicago, IL  60657

Phone: 773-296-5500

Office hours:
Monday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Allergy Shot Clinic hours:
Monday 8:30 am -4 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday 9 am- 11:30 am
*Shot appointments are by appointment only
*All patient’s are required to wait 30 minutes after receiving allergy shot(s)

Map of the Chicago ENT Lincoln Park Location

St. Mary’s Hospital Professional Building
2222 W. Division Street,
Suite #330
Chicago, IL  60622

Phone: 773-296-5500
Map of the Chicago ENT Bucktown Location

8930 Gross Point Road,
Suite #700
Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: 773-262-4110
Map of the Chicago ENT Skokie Location

2740 W. Foster,
Suite #405
Chicago, IL 60625

Phone: 773-296-5500
Map of the Chicago ENT Chicago North Location

2522 W. Peterson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659

Phone: 773-262-4110
Map of the Chicago ENT Peterson Location

St. Joseph Ascension Health Outpatient Pavilion
2845 N. Sheridan Rd,
Suite #807
Chicago, IL 60657

Phone: 773-296-5500
Map of the Chicago ENT Lakeview Location