Dr. Stanley Chmiel was raised in Appleton, Wisconsin. He received his undergraduate degree from Marquette University and his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. After completing a surgical internship at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles, he served as a USAF Flight Surgeon assigned to the 71st Fighter-Interceptor Squadron at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, Montana.
Dr. Chmiel then completed an additional year of training in General Surgery and then a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
In 1981, Dr. Chmiel established a successful solo practice in Louisville which has now developed into Louisville Family ENT.
Dr. Chmiel is board-certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and enjoys practicing all medical and surgical aspects of General ENT. His particular interests include caring for children, nasal and sinus disease, thyroid/parathyroid disease, and neck surgery.
Recognized in the community for his expertise, Dr. Chmiel's skills were requested at the Louisville Zoo where he has completed successful laryngeal surgery on an adult lion and neck surgery on an orangutan.
Dr. Chmiel has been peer selected on multiple occasions as a Louisville Magazine Top Doctor.
Away from medical practice, Dr. Chmiel enjoys time with his family and grandchildren, and long-distance hiking.