Castle Connonlly Award
Dr. Gartlan has been selected for the Patient' Choice Award by the American Registry, “Top Doctor” by US News & World Report, and recognized in the “Guide to America’s Top Physicians”.

Michael Gartlan, M.D. Recognized as one of America's Top Physicians

Michael Gartlan, M.D.

Michael Gartlan, M.D. at ENT Surgical Consultants, Chicagoland IllinoisDr. Michael Gartlan has focused his career on effectively treating patients with ear, nose, and throat (ENT) conditions of all ages, with a focus on children in particular. His clinical interests include the medical and surgical management of:

Pediatric ENT problems
Ear disease, including endoscopic ear surgery
Hearing loss, including bone-anchored hearing aids
Sinus and nasal disease, including endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty
Otolaryngic allergy, including immunotherapy
Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
Voice and airway disorders
Facial skin cancer reconstruction




Dr. Gartlan graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science degree and is a graduate of the University of Illinois School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.  His surgical internship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois was followed by an otolaryngology residency at the top rated University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.  He subsequently completed a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Gartlan has authored numerous medical publications including textbook chapters, and has presented in multiple national medical conferences.

Dr. Gartlan is a board certified Otolaryngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon.  He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  He was selected to be a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Gartlan has been selected for the Patient Choice Award by the American Registry, “Top Doctor” by US News & World Report, and recognized in the “Guide to America’s Top Physicians”.

Congratulations to Dr. Gartlan for being named Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ 11 years in a row!

Dr. Gartlan has been named the best in American medicine for 11 years in a row - one of Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ in his region. 

  • Nominated by Peers
  • Selected by Experts
  • Among the Very Best in His Specialty 

Each year, Dr. Gartlan's award has been a result of Castle Connolly's extensive nominations process. Only a small percentage of physicians have earned this prestigious recognition for 11 years in a row. This truly indicates that the quality of his medical work is highly regarded. 

Dr. Gartlan has office hours at our West Joliet and New Lenox locations.   To make an appointment with Dr. Gartlan please call 815-725-1191.

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