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Heather C. Herrington, 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
Accepting new patients
354 Mountain View Drive
Suite 103
Colchester,  Vermont  05446


Biographical Information

Dr. Heather Herrington 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 pediatric airway obstruction and reconstruction, laryngeal cleft evaluation and repair, hearing loss including Cochlear implantation and BAHA implantation, cholesteatoma removal, ossicular chain reconstruction (a procedure to reestablish the connection between the ear drum and the inner ear), nasal and sinus surgery, evaluation of neck masses with in office ultrasound of the neck and thyroid with ultrasound-guided needle biopsy, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, congenital neck mass surgery, ear tube surgery, salivary gland surgery, and sleep apnea.

Dr. Herrington’s research interests include quality improvement in the care of tracheostomy and laryngectomy patients, newborn hearing screening and CMV in the setting of hearing loss.

Dr. Herrington enjoys working developing relationships with patients of all ages and their families. She looks at the patient as a whole so that she can tailor treatments to a patient’s specific situation.

Learn more about ear, nose and throat (ENT) at the UVM Medical Center.


Clinical Interests

  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cochlear Implants
  • ENT Surgery
  • Hearing Loss
  • Neck Masses and the Use of Ultrasound
  • Otologic Surgery
  • Pediatric Airway
  • Pediatric Rhinosinusitis

Special Procedures

Pediatric Airway Obstruction and Reconstruction, Laryngeal Cleft Evaluation and Repair, Hearing Loss Including Cochlear Implantation and Baha Implantation, Cholesteatoma Removal, Ossicular Chain Reconstruction, Nasal and Sinus Surgery, Evaluation of Neck Masses with in Office Ultrasound of the Neck and Thyroid with Ultrasound-guided Needle Biopsy, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Congenital Neck Mass Surgery, Eustachian Tube Surgery, Salivary Gland Surgery, Sleep Apnea Surgery Including Inspire Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator 

Research Interests

Quality Improvement in the Care of Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy Patients, Newborn Hearing Screening and CMV in the Setting of Hearing Loss.


Boston Children's Medical Center - Pediatric Otolaryngology
University of Vermont Medical Center Gme - Otolaryngology
Medical School
Oregon Health and Science University
Other Education
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Other Education
University Of Mississippi - Psychology

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Otolaryngology


Primary Language