Dr. Connolly is retiring after a long and successful practice. He has been a member of the Vermont Cleft Palate / Craniofacial clinic for more than 30 years and has touched the lives of many, many people over the years. Although he he retiring form active practice and surgery, he has said that he wants to continue to be involved in the VCPC clinic and pass along his wisdom and humor.Dr. Connolly received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College. His degree was confirmed Cum Laude with Distinction. He also received his Dental Degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dental Medicine in 1976 and was elected to the Omicron Kappa Epsilon Honor Society and was recognized by the American College of Dentists for comprehensive patient care. He completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1979.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He is also a member of the:
American Dental Association
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
Vermont State Dental Society
Vermont Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Dr. Connolly also serves as the craniofacial consultant for the State of Vermont's Children with Special Health Needs Cleft Lip and Palate Division. He was nominated and inducted to the International College of Dentists in October, 2003.
Dr. Connolly is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the UVM/ Robert Larner College of Medicine and is a member of the medical staff at The University of Vermont Medical Center.
Dr. Connolly has served as an Examiner for the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons in Anesthesia and Medicine.
His clinical interests include implants, orthognathic surgery and treatment of craniofacial anomalies.