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Meet Our Team

Sanford Health’s sinus and allergy team is committed to managing and treating your symptoms to improve your quality of life. Our experienced specialists are all board certified, ensuring you receive the highest level of care at our center. 

Who we are:

Greg DeSautel, MD, FACS, FAAOA

Dr. DeSautel’s treatment philosophy is to help his patients feel better as quickly as possible. He treats his patients the same way he would treat his own family members. With over 23 years of experience, he is an expert in pediatric and adult otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), including sinus surgery, sinusitis treatment, allergy testing and treatment, voice disorders, cochlear implants, tonsillectomies, tube placement, and balloon sinuplasty. 

Dr. DeSautel received his medical degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, and completed his residency in general surgery and otolaryngology at the University of California in Davis. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He is currently the department chair of Sanford Clinic Ear, Nose, & Throat.

Dr. DeSautel has partnered with Children of the National International to provide surgical services to patients in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Rick Jensen, MD

Dr. Jensen’s treatment philosophy is to educate patients on their medical conditions so they may make informed decisions on their care. He is an expert in pediatric and adult otolaryngology (ENT), including sleep apnea, sinus conditions, balloon sinuplasty, tube placement, and sinus surgery.

Dr. Jensen received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, and completed his residency in otolaryngology at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse. He completed an internship at the University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals and is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. 

Dr. Jensen enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and golfing.  

Kelly Seifert, PA-C

Kelly believes in treating his patients in a kind and professional manner. He is a physician assistant at Sanford Ear, Nose & Throat and provides general otolaryngology (ENT) care for children and adults.

Kelly graduated from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kan., in 1977 as a medical technologist and then received his graduate degree from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kan., as a physician assistant in 1993. He has over 20 years of experience working with allergy testing and treatment, primarily in a busy ear, nose and throat practice in Kansas.

He is certified by the American Academy of Physician Assistants and has been with Sanford Health for three years. He is an active member of the Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

He and his wife enjoy many outside activities including biking and walking. They also enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.