Katherine Aberle, MD

Board-Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Katherine Aberle, MD

Professional Biography

Dr. Aberle is a board certified Ear, Nose, and Throat surgeon with 8 years of experience.  She treats the broad spectrum of ENT disorders, with particular interest in pediatrics and sinus related concerns.  She was nominated a Kansas City Top Doc in 2020, and she received the Balance Award in 2019 at Advent Health Shawnee Mission for promoting Women's Physician Wellness. In 2018, she started a Women in Medicine group in Kansas City. Dr. Aberle serves on Physician Leadership at Advent Health as well.

Dr. Aberle is the mother to 2 children (with a third on the way)!  She also volunteers in the classroom with her daughters.  You might find Dr. Aberle on the golf course or snowboarding (in the winter).


Miami University (Ohio)
Bachelor of Arts; Psychology and Neuroscience

Colorado State University
Master of Science; Physiology

Rush Medical College, Chicago Illinois
Doctor of Medicine

University of Nebraska Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Chief Resident; Residency in Otolaryngology

Published Works/Presentations

  • Papillary Apocrine Cystadenoma of the External Auditory Canal: a Case Report; Poster presentation
    Advisor: Dr. Gary Moore
    Triologic Winter Meeting 2012; Miami FL
  • Evaluation of Keros Score in Congenital Anosmia; Poster presentation
    Advisor: Dr. Donald Leopold
    COSM 2011; Chicago IL
  • Laryngeal Manifestation of Several Genetic Syndromes; Poster presentation
    Advisor Dr. Rodney Lusk
    AAO-HNS annual meeting 2010; Boston MA
  • Ultrasound of Gorilla Thyroids to Shed Light on Human Thyroid Nodularity
    Advisor Dr. Bill Lydiatt

Honors & Awards

  • 2020 Top Doc Kansas City
  • 2019 Balance Award: Advent Health Shawnee Mission
  • 2011 University of Nebraska ENT Residency Research Award: Effect of Alcohol on the Vestibular System


  • American Rhinologic Society

Advanced Training/Specialties

  • In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Sublingual Immunotherapy (Allergy Drops)