University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Karyn Patno, M.D.
Karyn Patno, M.D.

Karyn Patno, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Pediatric Primary Care, 1 S. Prospect St., Burlington, VT 05401


Fellowship, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI (2008)
Residency Pediatrics, Medical Center Hospital of VT, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT (1986)
Internship Pediatrics, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1984)
M.D., Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43699 (1983)
B.S., University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN 46556 (1978)

Academic Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2009-present)

Clinical Appointments

Full time Clinical Director of the ChildSafe Program of VT with offices in St. Johnsbury, Burlington and Plattsburgh, NY.  Also contract ChildSafe services to the CAPP program at DHM. (2014-present)
Attending Physician, Child Abuse Pediatrics, The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Burlington, VT (2009-present)

Awards and Honors

First Annual Clinton County NY award for “Recognition of Outstanding Advocate for Child Victims” (2014)
Fostering Collaboration Award, 22nd Annual KidSafe Awards (2011)
Green Mountain Pediatrician Award, Vermont Chapter of the AAP (2006)


Child Abuse and Neglect, Carole Jenny, MD, Elsevier and Sanders Publishers, 2011:  Contributed a chapter titled: “The Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect”
Who Slapped that Child?, a case report in child abuse; Karyn Patno, MD, Carole Jenny, MD, Child Maltreatment, Vol. 13, No.3, 298-300; 2008
Alaska Medevac Manual,  Karyn M. Patno, MD, Becky Lundqvist, RN, CEN, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Juneau, AK, 1992, Third Edition, 1999
Parental Attitudes about Confidentiality in a Pediatric Oncology Clinic; Karyn M. Patno, MD, Paul C. Young, MD, Joseph D. Dickerman, MD, Pediatrics, Vol. 81, No. 2, Feb. 1988
Safety and Effectiveness of Intraventricular Gentamicin in CNS Infections:, L.D. Frenkel, K. Patno, M. Rayport, K. Voeller, Infections in Medicine, Jan/Feb 1985