About Us

Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat provides adult and pediatric ENT patients with complete diagnosis, treatment and surgical services, as well as hearing exams, hearing aids, speech therapy, cutting-edge allergy treatment and dizziness/balance disorder diagnosis and treatment. Topeka ENT also operates a Cleft Palate Clinic with surgical and therapy services.

Practice Overview

Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat, founded by Michael D. Franklin, M.D., FACS, opened its doors in 1997. Today, the practice services eastern Kansas with offices in Topeka, Emporia, Lawrence, Junction City and nine satellite communities.

The Topeka office features a two-level, 24,000-square-foot facility that houses the Topeka ENT practice on the second level and the ExcellENT Surgery Center on the first level, used exclusively by Topeka ENT patients for outpatient ear, nose and throat surgeries.

Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat is made up of seven ENT specialists and a full-service ENT staff that includes audiologists, speech pathologists, a physician assistant and the most efficient, friendly office staff in the state.


Our team of otolaryngologists, also known as ENTs, specialize in diagnosing and treating ear, nose and throat disorders. They also provide comprehensive and compassionate medical and surgical care for issues relating to the structures of the head and neck.

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The Audiologists at Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat are trained to the Master’s or Doctorate level and work in partnership with our ENT physicians to identify, diagnose and treat any hearing-related issues. Their expertise, coupled with access to the most technologically advanced diagnostic tools and hearing aids, ensures every patient receives the finest hearing care…

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Speech-Language Pathologists

The Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) at Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat provide care to patients with voice, airway and swallowing disorders, which include disorders of the vocal cords, larynx, upper airway and upper digestive tract. In addition to diagnostic services, they provide non-surgical rehabilitation services to help restore function and improve quality of life. Our SLPs…

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Our Locations

Topeka ENT is committed to bringing its top quality care to as many Kansans as possible. In addition to providing care at ENT offices in Topeka, Emporia, and Junction City, our physicians travel to surrounding communities on a regular basis. We operate nine satellite offices located inside community hospitals. Please contact the individual satellite locations…

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