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Virginie Achim, Otolaryngology

Virginie Achim, MD


Get to know our provider

Dr. Virginie Achim practices in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at UI Health. Dr. Achim treats patients with both benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including thyroid tumors and parathyroid disease. For patients with head and neck cancer, she focuses both on the treatment of the tumor and reconstruction to maintain functional speech and swallowing. Her expertise in office-based ultrasound and ultrasound-guided biopsy provides patients with the most comprehensive care. Dr. Achim has published several articles focusing on preoperative nutritional optimization in patients undergoing major head and neck surgery.

Gender : Female
Language : English, French, Spanish

Specialties & Services

  • Cancer Services
  • Ear Nose and Throat
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery (TORS)


Ear & Eye Infirmary (EEI), 3rd Floor

1855 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Fellowship: Oregon Health and Science University
  • Residency: Swedish Medical Center, Seattle
  • Internship: Swedish Medical Center, Seattle
  • Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery