Kartike Gulati, D.O.


Dr. Gulati has continued his passion for engineering and innovation within the field of surgery and owns multiple US and international patents. He has also been involved in advancing science by authoring peer-reviewed publications.

During Dr. Gulati’s time at University of Minnesota, he trained with the world renown ear surgeon, Dr. Michael Paparella. He joined Paparella Ear, Head and Neck Institute while in Minnesota. Eventually Dr.Gulati decided to practice in Northwest Indiana in 2018 to be near family, and to help provide tertiary level care with regards to Otologic conditions.

His practice philosophy stresses on information exchange allowing shared decision making with patients with regards to their care. He believes in practicing evidence-based medicine, however, understands the importance of treatment plan tailored for the individual. Dr. Gulati’s outside interests include spending time with family including his wife and two sons, tennis, table tennis, skiing, hiking, biking, and traveling. He continues to be involved with regards to innovation in biotechnology.

Office Locations

Indiana Ear & Sinus Institute
2211 Main St. Highland, IN, 46322


  • Undergraduate – University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC),
    Chicago, IL
  • Medical – Midwestern University (MWU) Downers Grove, IL
  • Residency – Michigan State University, Mclaren Macomb Hospital, Mount Clemens, IL
  • Fellowship – Paparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certification

  • Head and Neck Surgery – American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

Specialty Procedures


Areas of Specialty

  • Surgical Treatment for Chronic Ear Infections
  • Hearing & Balance Disorders
  • Cholesteatomas
  • Surgery for Hearing Bones
  • Surgery for Ear Drum
  • Surgery for Mastoid Tumors/Infection
  • Eustachian Tube Disorders
  • Problems Related to Sinus, Allergy, Nose, Throat, Salivary Gland, Head & Neck Masses, & Skin Cancer

Academic Appointment