Dr. Amy Dearking, otolaryngologist at St. Cloud Ear, Nose and Throat, will start seeing patients at Lakewood's Pillager clinic on May 9. As a visiting specialist at Lakewood, Dr. Dearking will see patients in the Pillager clinic and do operations in Staples on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.

Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Dearking completed her undergraduate at Bethel University, earned her medical degree from Mayo Medical School, and completed her residency at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Dearking is interested in managing a full-spectrum of ear, nose and throat complaints in both adults and children. She joined St. Cloud Ear, Nose and Throat in 2013.

Joining Dr. Dearking will be Dr. Alexandra Borders, AUD, CCC-A, who will provide hearing testing, and adult and pediatric hearing aid evaluations. Dr. Borders received her Doctorate of Audiology from Central Michigan University. She has been at St. Cloud Ear, Nose and Throat since 2007.

Drs. Dearking and Borders join Dr. Ted Truitt, Otolaryngologist at St. Cloud Ear, Nose and Throat, who has been seeing patients at Lakewood since 2000. To better serve patients needing ear, nose and throat services, Dr. Truitt will see patients in the Staples clinic every Thursday, with one Friday a month dedicated to surgical procedures.

To schedule an appointment with Drs. Dearking, Borders or Truitt, call 320-252-0233.