Current Otolaryngology Residents

Thomas Luke Arnell, Otolaryngology Resident

Thomas Luke Arnell
Luke grew up in San Diego, California and attended the University of Virginia for his undergraduate studies, where he majored in Neuroscience. He then moved to Burlington to attend medical school at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine. While there, his research interests included quality of life in head and neck cancer patients and public health studies related to the HPV vaccine. Outside of the hospital, Luke enjoys hiking, skiing, listening to music, and watching his favorite sports teams, the San Diego Padres and UVA basketball.


Donald Bennett, Otolaryngology Resident

Donald Bennett
Donald Bennett grew up in Masontown, WV. He attended West Virginia University for his undergraduate degree and medical school. While in medical school he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and the Gold Humanism Society. While at WVU he met his wife, Marie, a native of Quebec, Canada, and together they have two boys, Leonard and Luca. They are happy to be in Vermont, especially when it comes to spending time outdoors. Donald enjoys fishing, hunting, running and biking, and is interested in Otology.


Headshot of resident, Kelly Mckenna. She is standing outside in the sun. She has long brown hair and is wearing a blouse under her white coat.

Kelly McKenna
Kelly grew up in South Windsor, Connecticut. She studied biochemistry at Georgetown University, and then returned home to attend medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. During her time at UConn, she developed a passion for ENT and participated in research projects involving inner ear biomarkers, pediatric primary hyperparathyroidism, and the impact of surgeon experience on thyroidectomy complications. Kelly enjoys spending time with friends and family, yoga, running, and eating good food.


Courtney Miller, Otolarynology Resident

Courtney Miller
Courtney grew up in Rumford, RI. She majored in Biology and minored in Mathematics at Providence College. She went on to receive her M.D. from Rush Medical College in Chicago. There, she participated in research projects including clinical outcomes in young adults with oral tongue cancer as well as a quality improvement project involving tracheostomy surgical stay sutures. She enjoys time with her family, friends, and dog, watching the Patriots, skiing, and food.


Quinn Self, Otolarynology Resident

Quinn Self, MD

Quinn grew up in Richmond, Vermont and attended St. Lawrence University where he studied Neuroscience and graduated Summa Cum Laude. He returned to Vermont to attend the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. Quinn's ENT interests include head and neck reconstruction, facial trauma, and education. Outside of the hospital, Quinn enjoys woodworking, cooking, and adventuring outdoors with his partner Kelsey.

Otolaryngology sites:
Larner College of Medicine at UVM
UVM Medical Center

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