Laurel Sickinger, APNP, is a board certified nurse practitioner who considers her ear, nose, and throat patients an extension of her large family. With a background in family medicine, she enjoys treating patients of all ages.Specialty Interests:Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)Chronic ear infections Hoarseness Difficulty swallowing Chronic sinusitis Deviated septum Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid CancerBoard Certifications:FNP Family Nurse PractitionerEducation:Masters Degree: Nursing (Nurse Practitioner), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI Bachelors Degree: Nursing, Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WI Associates Degree: Nursing, Lakeshore Technical College, Cleveland, WIPersonal:Nurse practitioner Laurel Sickinger and her husband have seven children and one grandchild. Having grown up on a dairy farm, she loves spending time outdoors, especially gardening. She also enjoys restoring old farm houses and shopping for antiques. In her spare time, she plays accordion and guitar.