Dr. Vining graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from College of the Holy Cross. She received her medical degree from Yale University, and then she completed her internship in general surgery and residency in otolaryngology at the Yale New Haven Hospital. She further dedicated herself to her specialty by completing a fellowship in rhinology, sinus, skull base surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Vining has held academic appointments at Yale University School of Medicine (Assistant Professor of Surgery, Section of Otolaryngology.) Dr. Vining is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Section of Otolaryngology at Yale University School of Medicine. She is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a diplomat for the National Board of Medical Examiners. She is currently President of the Medical Board of Yale New Haven Hospital. She is a member in leadership positions with the American Rhinologic Society and is Past President of the Connecticut Ear, Nose and Throat Society.
Dr. Vining specializes in the treatment of sinus conditions and is regarded professionally as an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of sinus disorders, sinus and skull base tumors in both adults and children. She lectures frequently at specialty conferences, most notably on endoscopic sinus surgery.
Dr. Vining has been elected by her peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 1996 – 2019.