University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Heather Herrington, MD

Heather Herrington, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Otolaryngology
Department of Surgery

Contact Information
Office Location:
Surg-Otolaryngology, FAHC - OHNS - WP4


M.D., Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Portland, OR  2006
Resident, Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Fletcher Allen Health Care – University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2007 - 2012

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT  Aug. 2012 - present

Instructor, Procedural Skills for Nurse Practitioners, University of Vermont School of Nursing, Burlington, VT  Spring 2012

High School Teacher in Psychology, Jefferson County Public Schools, Pinson, AL  2000-2001

Awards and Honors

Newman Scholarship, University of Mississippi  1997 - 2000


Couch ME, Herrington HC. Fluids/Electrolytes/Nutrition.Book chapter in KJ Lee: Essentials in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, 10th edition.  In process

Palmer AD, Herrington HC, Rad IC, Cohen JI. Dysphagia after endoscopic repair of Zenker's diverticulum. Laryngoscope. 2007;117(4):617-22.

Herrington HC, Weber SM, Andersen PE. Modern management of laryngotracheal stenosis. Laryngoscope. 2006;116(9):1553-7.

Lu SL, Herrington H, Wang XJ. Mouse models for human head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. Head Neck. 2006;28(10):945-54.

Lu SL, Herrington H, Reh D, Weber S, Bornstein S, Wang D, Li AG, Tang CF, Siddiqui Y, Nord J, Andersen P, Corless CL, Wang XJ. Loss of transforming growth factor-beta type II receptor promotes metastatic head-and-neck squamous cell carcinoma. Genes Dev. 2006;20(10):1331-42.