Entsa of Appleton
Entsa of Appleton

Otolaryngologist and Audiologist in Appleton

PHYSICIANS

Kent C. Schaefer II, MD is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist who received both his medical and residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Dr. Schaefer has been practicing medicine in the Appleton area since 1995 and is currently accepting new patients. He manages all aspects of Ear, Nose and Throat disease in both adults and children. Dr. Schaefer enjoys time spent with his wife and two children as well as sailing, skiing, hunting and painting.

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Steven J. Vandenberg, MD is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist who received both his medical and residency training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Vandenberg has been practicing ENT medicine in Appleton since 1998 and is currently accepting new patients. His goal is to provide excellent medical and surgical care to all of his patients, treating them as he would any family member. Dr. Vandenberg enjoys spending time with his family and participating in a variety of activities such as hiking, biking, swimming, basketball and golf.

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Matthew E. Bettag, MD is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist who completed his medical training at the Chicago Medical School and his residency at the University of Missouri. Dr. Bettag has been practicing Ear, Nose and Throat medicine in Appleton since 2002 and is currently accepting new patients. He enjoys all aspects of Otolaryngology, with a particular interest in pediatrics and allergy, as well as thyroid and sinus conditions. Dr. Bettag resides in the Appleton area with his wife and four children and enjoys photography, fishing and music.

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Michael J. McAvoy, DO is a Board-Certified Otolaryngologist who joined the Ear, Nose and Throat Surgical Associates team of physicians in August 2009. Dr. McAvoy completed his residency training in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital-Warren Campus where he served as Chief Resident. He obtained his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2004 from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Prior to medical school, he was involved in research at several major universities and the National Institutes of Health.

His work has been published several times including in a leading ENT journal. Dr. McAvoy received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is interested in sinus disease, pediatrics, and facial skin cancer. Additionally, he looks forward to providing aesthetic facial surgery to the region. Dr. McAvoy grew up in Neenah, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Leah, daughter Meghan, and son Ian.

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AUDIOLOGISTS

Kristin Borgen, Au.D. is a state licensed, certified Audiologist who has been providing services for the hard of hearing and hearing impaired, in the Fox Valley, since 1996. She received her B.S. and M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Her doctorate of Audiology was earned through Pennsylvania College of Optometry-School of Audiology. Dr. Borgen is trained to diagnose and treat hearing loss in patients of all ages; her goal is to educate those patients and their families on hearing loss and its effects on their relationships. Dr. Borgen is married and resides in Greenville. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, volunteering in her community and church, travelling with her family, exercise, skiing, hiking and reading.

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Nicole Maxam, Au.D. is a state licensed and ASHA certified Audiologist since 2005. She earned her Doctorate of Audiology from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences – Arizona, a Master's Degree from the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign and baccalaureate degree from UW-Stevens Point. Before joining ENTSA in 2011, she worked in the school setting as an Educational Audiologist. Dr. Maxam resides in Hobart with her husband and two sons. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, boating and being with her family.

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Beth Gabavics, Au.D. is a 2010 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison-Stevens Point Doctor of Audiology program. Her externship year was completed at the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in Fond du Lac, WI. She completed her Bachelors of Science degree in Communicative Disorders in 2006, Cum Laude. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Wisconsin Speech-Language-Hearing Association (WiSHA), and American Academy of Audiology (AAA). Dr. Gabavics has experience evaluating, counseling, and treating patients with hearing loss. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, cooking/baking, watching sporting events, and crocheting.

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