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Carolyn Jenks, M.D.

Carolyn Mulvey Jenks, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


Ear infections, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Pediatric Sleep Apnea, Speech and Swallowing Disorders in Children, Swallowing Disorders, Tongue Tie Ankyloglossia more

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2300
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-1559 | Fax: 410-367-2244


Dr. Carolyn Jenks is a pediatric otolaryngologist and assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Jenks earned her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, which was followed by a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Her clinical interests include airway disorders, head and neck masses, sleep apnea, sinusitis, ear infections and hearing loss, including children that may receive cochlear implants. She offers minimally invasive endoscopic surgeries of the sinus, ear and airway.

Dr. Jenks sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in Baltimore and the Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center — Green Spring Station in Lutherville. more


  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2015)


  • Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2020)


  • Pediatric Otolaryngology; Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago-Northwestern University (2021)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Mulvey CL, Kiell EP, Rizzi MR, Buzi A. The microbiology of complicated acute sinusitis among pediatric patients - a case series. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr;160(4):712-719.

Pereira KD, Shaigany K, Zur KB, Jenks CM, Preciado DA, Hamdi O, Banker K, Briddell JW, Isaiah A. Tracheostomy in the extremely premature seonate: a multi-institutional study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Apr;162(4):559-565.

Baumgarten H, Jenks CM, Isaza A, Bhatti T, Mostoufi-Moab S, Kazahaya K, Adzick NS, Bauer AJ. Bilateral papillary thyroid cancer in children: Risk factors and frequency of postoperative diagnosis. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jun;55(6):1117-1122.

Jenks CM, Yu JY, Schmitt KA, Schwab RJ, Thaler ER. Prospective determination of airway response to upper airway stimulation: a new opportunity for advanced device titration. Laryngoscope. 2021 Jan;131(1):218-223.

Jenks CM, Hoff SR, Mithal LB. Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection: Epidemiology, Timely Diagnosis, and Management. Neoreviews. 2021 Sep;22(9):e606-e613.

Activities & Honors


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society


  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
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