Southwest Health Welcomes ENT Specialists

Southwest Health is bringing quality ear, nose, and throat (ENT) care to the area with the addition of two physician specialists at the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health. Paul Staskowski, MD, and Swapna Musunuru, MD, are faculty members at the UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and otolaryngology/ENT specialists, and provide a wide range of services, including head and neck surgeries.

“We are delighted to bring these excellent ENT specialists to southwest Wisconsin,” says Southwest Health Chief Operating Officer Steve McCarthy. “When it comes to ENT and other specialty care, we believe the people of our area deserve the same quality care they would receive in Madison. The expertise of Doctors Musunuru and Staskowski allow us to do exactly that.”

Staskowski_Paul_MDDr. Staskowski is a board certified ENT specialist and surgeon. He earned his medical degree from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota in 1992, where he also completed a General Surgery Internship in 1993. He then performed a residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison from 1993 to 1997.

Musunuru_Swapna_MDDr. Musunuru earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. She then performed her resiency in Otolaryngology at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. Her recent awards and recognitions include the Resident Teaching Award from the UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health’s Department of Surgery and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medial Honor Society, recognizing excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine.

This new ENT physician team will offer a more comprehensive range of diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical care than area residents have enjoyed in the past. “We are experienced in treating a very wide variety of conditions, including a full compliment of head and neck surgeries,” says Dr. Staskowski. “We are delighted we will perform most of those at Southwest Health, which helps keep families and patients close to home throughout their care.”

Dr. Musunuru adds, “We are thrilled to be joining the team at Southwest Health, where we know the quality of care is high and the entire staff is engaged and fully dedicated to meeting the needs of their community.”


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