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Carolyn A. Orgain, MD

Assistant Professor





111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, West Pavilion, Level 4
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biographical Information

Dr. Carolyn Orgain is an otolaryngologist at the University of Vermont Medical Center and assistant professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. She specializes in endoscopic, and revision endoscopic sinus surgery, image-guided sinus surgery, skull base surgery and endoscopic orbital surgery (surgery within the eye and the sinuses). Dr. Orgain’s research interests include clinical outcomes of sinus and skull base surgery.

Dr. Orgain enjoys fostering long-term relationships with her patients while establishing and maintaining their sinonasal health. Finding the underlying cause responsible for her patients' symptoms gives her great satisfaction. Her hope is to listen to every patient's personal goals and determine the best treatment course for them. Her goal is to have her patients leave with a greater awareness of their condition and clear understanding of their treatment plan.

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Clinical Interests

  • Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Orbital Surgery
  • Fungal Sinusitis
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Sinusitis and Recurrent Sinusitis
  • Skull Base Surgery

Special Procedures

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Image-Guided Sinus Surgery
Skull Base Surgery
Endoscopic Orbital Surgery

Research Interests

Clinical Outcomes of Sinus and Skull Base Surgery


Sydney Rhinology Fellowship - Rhinology
University of California Irvine Medical Center - Otolaryngology
Medical School
Western Reserve University - Medical Doctor
Other Education
Washington University in St. Louis - Biology Neuroscience


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