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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

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  • 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

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery) (2021)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Jenks CM, Mithal LB, Hoff SR. Early Identification and Management of Congenital Cytomegalovirus. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2021 Dec;54(6):1117-1127. 

Sudoko CK, Jenks CM, Bauer AJ, Isaza A, Mostoufi-Moab S, Surrey LF, Bhatti TR, Franco A, Adzick NS, Kazahaya K. Thyroid Lobectomy for T1 Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in Pediatric Patients. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Nov 1;147(11):943-950. 

Jenks CM, Patel V, Bennett B, Dunham B, Devine CM. Development of a 3-Dimensional Middle Ear Model to Teach Anatomy and Endoscopic Ear Surgical Skills. OTO Open. 2021 Oct 21;5(4):2473974X211046598. 

Jenks CM, Purcell PL, Federici G, Villari D, Presutti L, James AL, Hoff SR. Transcanal Endoscopic Ear Surgery for Congenital Cholesteatoma: A Multi-institutional Series. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Dec 21:1945998211067502. Epub ahead of print. 

Jenks CM, Hoff SR, Haney J, Tournis E, Thomas D, Young NM. Cochlear Implantation Can Improve Auditory Skills, Language and Social Engagement of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Otol Neurotol. 2021 Dec 21. Epub ahead of print. 

Activities & Honors


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society


  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
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