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At Superior ENT you can expect comprehensive, patient-centered treatment for medical problems involving the ears, nose and throat. Our team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing clinical excellence and unsurpassed customer service.

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dr heichel

David Heichel, MD, is a board certified Otolaryngologist by the American Academy Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery. He has been practicing in the Upper Peninsula since 2004. Prior to that, he served in the United States Air Force retiring after 20 years of service. He provides care in all aspects of ear, nose and throat clinical and surgical management of disease effecting ENT patients. He is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy experienced in advanced allergy management.

heather sloan

Heather Sloan, BSN, MSN, is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been practicing in an Otolaryngology and Allergy care clinic since 2003. Prior to earning her master’s degree in advance practice nursing from Northern Michigan University (2002), she worked as a Registered Nurse for 10 years in acute Adult and Pediatric care. Through her career she has trained at Marquette General Hospital, outpatient care clinics, and Children’s Hospital in Detroit. She has nursing experience working in the operating room, adult intensive care unit, pediatrician’s office, pediatric cardiology unit, and pediatric emergency department.

Heather is a member of the Academy of Nurse Practitioners and an allied health member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA). Heather stays current by attending courses in Basic and Advanced Allergy Management and Sublingual Immunotherapy. She continues to maintain and pursue new knowledge for the most effective and current treatment options for allergic disease effecting ENT patients.

Matt K. Brandow

Matt K. Brandow AuD., CCC-A, FAAA earned his credentials in Audiology through Central Michigan University and Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tennessee. Matt completed his clinical doctorate in Audiology in 2004. His twenty years of audiology experience includes military service as Audiology Consultant and Hearing Conservationist for the United States Army Eighth Army Division in Seoul, Korea as an Audiology Consultant and Hearing Conservationist. He has also served in recent years as adjunct faculty to Northern Michigan University, Marquette MI as an instructor and guest presenter on the topic of Rehabilitation Audiology.

Matt continues to pursue his interests in audiology through participation in regional professional organizations such as the Michigan Academy of Audiology, American Academy of Audiology ,the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and through continuing education.

Pat Hill

Patricia A. Hill FNP-BC has been a specialty Registered Nurse for more than twenty-five years. Pat began her career as an Acute Care Nurse in Intensive Care, followed by rotations in Hemodialysis and Endoscopy.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Science in Nursing from Northern Michigan University.  Pat is currently Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  She has practiced exclusively in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the Specialty of Otolaryngology and Allergy, and is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.  Pat holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Central Michigan University, as well as Post Graduate Certification in Continuing Education from Saginaw Valley State University, University Center Michigan.

Chris Lunseth

Chris Lunseth, PA-C is certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants. Chris worked as a Paramedic in Marshfield, WI prior to graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Physician Assistant Program in 2001. After graduation, he moved to Marquette to work in both Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine. Chris joined our practice in 2010.

Chris is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology