Meet The Team

Cardiology

Colin E Kane, MD

Colin Kane, M.D., is a cardiologist  at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and assistant professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern. He is a graduate of the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. His post graduate training included an internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Christiana Care Health System and a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Kane’s special interests include echocardiology, fetal echocardiology and outreach.


William A Scott, MD

William Scott, M.D., M.S., is Chief of the Division of Cardiology and Co-Director of The Heart Center at Children's Medical Center Dallas and Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University School of Medicine. His post-graduate training included an internship and residency in pediatrics at Indiana University/James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children and a pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of Michigan/C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. He has a Master’s Degree from the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. Dr. Scott’s area of expertise is pediatric cardiac electrophysiology (the heart’s electrical activity) and his research is focused on using noninvasive technology to diagnose and treat children with heart disease. Dr. Scott has written numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on pediatric cardiology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society. He has been named among the best cardiologists and pediatricians in Dallas and the nation.


Ear, Nose and Throat

Eric E Berg, MD

Eric Berg, M.D., is an otolaryngologist at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and an assistant professor of Otolaryngology at UT Southwestern Medical School. He is a graduate of the Emory University School of Medicine, where he also had an internship in surgery and a residency in otolaryngology. He completed his post-graduate fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Berg has acted as a peer reviewer for Laryngoscope and the Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology and has published numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He is a Fellow in the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Member-at-Large of the Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology.


Ronald B Mitchell, MD

Ron Mitchell, M.D., is head of the Sleep Disorders Center at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and is Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology and the William Beckner, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Otolaryngology at UT Southwestern. Dr. Mitchell is a graduate of the medical school of the University of Southampton in England. He completed fellowships in general surgery and otolaryngology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and London. He also completed a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. Dr. Mitchell’s areas of focus include large tonsils, obesity and airway surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Mitchell is involved in a variety of professional leadership positions including heading a committee in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He also edits four otolaryngology journals and serves as a peer reviewer for 11 more. He is an author and national lecturer on pediatric otolaryngology. Dr. Mitchell is Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology, and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He received the Honor Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and was named one of the Best Doctors in America.


Endocrinology

Bryan A Dickson, MD

Bryan Dickson, M.D., is the Medical Director at Children’s Medical Center Dallas’ Endocrinology Center and associate professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Arlington and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His post graduate training included a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology from the UT Health Science Center and Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Dickson was recognized with the Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award from the Children’s Medical Center Dallas Pediatric Residency Program in 2000 and is the principal investigator for clinical trials . Dr. Dickson has written numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on pediatric endocrinology. He is a member of the Executive Board and is vice chairman of the medical board of the Southwestern Diabetic Foundation.


Kathryn M Sumpter, MD

Kathryn Sumpter, M.D., is an endocrinologist  at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is a graduate of UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she also completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Sumpter’s specialty and research interests focus on modifying the immune response in Type 1 diabetes. She received the Teaching Fellow of the Year Award in 2007 and Rice Outstanding Woman honors. Dr. Sumpter is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and The Endocrine Society.


Gastroenterology

Charina M Ramirez, MD

Charina Ramirez, M.D., is a gastroenterologist  at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and an assistant professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Galveston. Her post-graduate training included an internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center and a fellowship at UT Southwestern in pediatric gastroenterology. She specializes in nutrition, celiac disease and other conditions of the digestive tract including gastroesophageal reflux and inflammatory bowel disease, fatty liver disease and Niemann Pick-Type C. She is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, Texas Medical Association, and North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.


John M Andersen, MD

John Andersen, M.D., is a gastroenterologist  at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His post-graduate training included an internship in medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, a residency in pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. His specialties include blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome, Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis. He has been named as one of the best doctors and pediatric specialists in Dallas and the nation. He has served on a long list of medical committees at organizations including Southwestern Medical Center , Children’s Medical Center and Southwestern Health Systems.


Hematology

Timothy L McCavit, MD

Timothy McCavit, M.D., M.S.C.S., is Operations Director for the Pediatric Sickle Cell Program at UT Southwestern/Children’s Medical Center Dallas and assistant professor of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University and UT Southwestern Medical Center. His post-graduate training included a residency and fellowship in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. McCavit also received a master’s degree in clinical sciences from UT Southwestern. His areas of interest include treatment, quality of care and long-term outcomes of children with sickle cell disease as well as iron deficiency anemia in children. He has published extensively on these topics in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. McCavit has received numerous honors during his career including the George R. Buchanan Teaching Award for Excellence in Fellow Education. He is a member of the American Society of Hematology’s Subcommittee on Quality of Care.


Pediatric Surgery

Robert P Foglia, MD

Robert Foglia, M.D., is the Helen J. and Robert S. Strauss and Diana K. and Richard C. Strauss Chair in Pediatric Surgery and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery and Surgeon in Chief of Children's Medical Center Dallas. He is professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Foglia is a graduate of Georgetown University Medical School. His post-graduate training included a residency and internship at the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children’s Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where he spent time as Chief Resident. Dr. Foglia was awarded a National Cancer Institute Clinical Investigator Award on work in transplant biology. He has spent time as Division Chief in Pediatric Surgery and Surgeon in Chief at Washington University School of Medicine and served as Medical Director of the Burn and Trauma Program. He is co-editor of one of the major textbooks on pediatric surgery and is widely published in the area. His interests lie in the areas of pediatric trauma, wound healing and neonatal surgery. He has been named one of the Best Doctors in America and has received numerous awards including the Golden Scalpel Award for Teaching Excellence. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Surgeons, American Pediatric Surgical Association, the Pediatric Surgery Training Directors Association and the Society of University Surgeons.


Robert K Minkes, MD

Robert Minkes, M.D., is a pediatric surgeon  at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and professor in the Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a graduate of the Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Minkes completed an internship and residency in general surgery at Barnes Jewish Hospital and a fellowship in pediatric surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. His areas of interest include abdominal wall reconstruction and hernia repair.


Plastic Surgery

Alex Kane, MD

Alex Kane, M.D., is Division Director of Pediatric and Craniofacial Surgery at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and professor of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. His post-graduate training included residencies in general and plastic surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Kane completed a fellowship in cleft lip and palate and craniofacial surgery at Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital in China and a secondary fellowship in craniofacial imaging at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Dr. Kane spent time as an Endowed Associate Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine and was Director of the Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Institute and Section Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Kane has authored more than 60 research articles and book chapters on plastic and craniofacial topics and lectures nationally and internationally on his research. Dr. Kane is a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, American College of Surgeons, and the Plastic Surgery Research Council.


James R. Seaward, MD

James Seaward, M.D., EducationMedical School Royal Free and University College Medical School (2000) Internship Queen Elizabeth Hospital (2001), General Surgery Internship Lister Hospital (2001), General Surgery Residency Royal Berkshire Hospital (2002), Emergency Medicine Residency Royal Berkshire Hospital (2002), Trauma Residency Radcliffe Infirmary (2003), Neurological Surgery Residency Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (2003), Orthopaedic Surgery Residency University of Oxford (2003), Plastic Surgery Residency Royal Berkshire Hospital (2004), Surgery, General Residency St. Andrew's Centre for Plastics and Burns (2004), Plastic Surgery Residency Addenbrooke"s Hospital (2005), Plastic Surgery Residency Royal College of Surgeons of England (2005), Plastic Surgery Residency Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (2005), Plastic Surgery Residency Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (2006), Plastic Surgery Residency Royal College of Surgeons of England (2007), Plastic Surgery Residency Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (2007), Plastic Surgery Residency Frenchay Hospital (2007), Plastic Surgery Residency South West Peninsula Deanery (2007), Plastic Surgery Fellowship UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2012), Pediatric Plastic Surgery Residency North Western Deanery (2013), Plastic Surgery.

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