David E. Krause MD  is a board-certified Otolaryngologist trained at the University of Illinois, Chicago.  During his residency, he was mentored by such notable ENT experts as Emanuel Skolnick and Burton Soboroff in head and neck surgery, Gabriel Tucker and Loren Holinger in pediatric otolaryngology, Joyce Schild in laryngology, Edward Applebaum and Richard Buckingham in otology, and M. Eugene Tardy in facial plastic surgery.   As his graduation from residency approached, he received coast-to-coast practice offers ranging from small rural towns to glamour capitals. In the end, he chose his own path, establishing his own solo practice  in his home town of Kankakee, Illinois, which remains his primary practice location.

Over the years, in addition to his core practice of general adult and pediatric ENT medicine and surgery, Dr. Krause has expanded his services to include  comprehensive audiology, hearing aids, allergy management, and office endoscopic sinus surgery.  Facial reconstructive surgery and cosmetic medicine have been a staple of the practice, including Botox, dermal fillers, laser and radiofrequency procedures,  microneedling treatments, nasal reconstruction, and facial trauma.  He is a consulting practitioner in Florida and California, and is a visiting instructor in various facial restorative training programs.

Dr. Krause is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngoligic Allergy, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Society of Laser Surgery, the American Society of Hair Replacement Surgery, the American Audiological Association, the Illinois State Medical Society, and the Florida Medical Association.  He is a member of the medical staff at Riverside Healthcare and Amita St. Mary;s Hospital in Kankakee, Illinois, and Broward Health North in Deerfield, Florida, and has been appointed Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL.