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Derek Vanhille, MD


Derek Vanhille is board-certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Utah and completed medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. He then finished an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He trained at Wisconsin's largest pediatric hospital, learning from specialists in various ENT areas. 

As a father of four, Dr. Vanhille finds fulfillment in caring for pediatric patients and guiding parents through decision-making processes. His focus includes conditions such as tongue tie, ear infections, hearing loss, and more.

Dr. Vanhille's other clinical interests include:

  • Earlobe repair
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Neck masses
  • Olfactory training
  • Septoplasty and rhinoplasty
  • Sinus, allergy, and nasal breathing disorders
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Tonsillectomies and ear tube surgeries
  • Voice issues and vocal cord injections

As a native Utahn, Dr. Vanhille enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, running, trail running, boating, and skiing. He is also preparing to run the Ogden marathon in May 2024 and plans to decide on running another marathon after completing the first one.

Insurances Accepted: AARP, Aetna, Altius, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CCN, Cigna, Deseret Mutual (DMBA), Educators Mutual, First Health, GEHA, Humana, Mailhandlers, Medicaid, Medicare, PEHP, SelectHealth Plans, United Health Care, University of Utah
  • College
  • B.S. Science University of Utah
    Salt Lake City, UT
  • Medical School
  • Doctorate of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth
    Richmond, VA
  • Residency
  • Otolaryngology Medical College of Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Board Certification
  • Head and Neck Surgery American Academy of Otolaryngology