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"He continues to strive to offer patients access to comprehensive care."

Doug Liepert, MD

Dr. Liepert was raised in western and central Canada. After completing high school, he earned a Tricolor Scholarship to study at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, where he completed his Doctor of Medicine. He then returned to western Canada where he completed his residency in Otolaryngology (ENT) in 1994.

Dr. Liepert began his practice in Bismarck, North Dakota, after immigrating to the United States. Dr. Liepert's focus in ENT soon turned to sinonasal disease and sleep apnea. He became one of the first surgeons in the midwest to perform image guided sinus surgery. He continues to pursue this field, engaging in research as well as general practice to provide the highest possible level of care to his patients.
In the late 90's, Dr. Liepert began to pursue surgical treatments for snoring and sleep apnea. In 2000, he determined it was important to study all the facets of sleep to deliver more comprehensive care to patients with sleep apnea. He attended the School of Sleep Medicine at Stanford and was one of the first surgeons to become Board Certified in both ENT and Sleep Medicine. Today, Dr. Liepert practices in South Bend, Indiana, with Allied ENT Specialty Center, where he continues to strive to offer patients access to comprehensive care incorporating both the medical and surgical aspects of ENT and Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Liepert is currently working with the University of Notre Dame as a Guest Research Associate Professor. He is helping to develop new technologies to assist in patient education and surgical preparation. Dr. Liepert's interests outside of medicine include faith and the outdoors.  He has been a long time supporter of Young Life. He loves to spend time at his lake home and hunting. He enjoys sharing these activities with his wife and son. 


Amanda Alberding

Amanda received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Valparaiso University. After graduation, she worked at a community health center and then at Porter Hospital, as a charge nurse on the pediatric and women’s unit. She then received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Valparaiso University, specializing in family practice. While completing her degree, she developed an evidence based practice project focusing on educating nurses in the hospital to provide smoking cessation information to patients. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has worked in primary care. She has been a member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, Midwestern Nursing Research Society, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Amanda joined Michiana Sleep and ENT Solutions in July 2015 and began her training in ENT and sleep medicine under the supervision of Dr. Liepert.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son and kayaking with her husband during the summer.


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