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Baran Devrim Sumer, MD $$

Pediatric Otolaryngologist (ENT)

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group


Baran Sumer, M.D., is division chief of head and neck oncology and surgeon at Children’s Health. He specializes in surgery for head and neck cancers.

Dr. Sumer received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed an otolaryngology residency and a head and neck oncologic surgery fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Sumer's clinical and research interests include robotic surgery and minimally invasive surgery of the head and neck. His primary research interest is the development of nanoparticles and nanodevices for surgical application.

"Oftentimes, I meet patients in highly stressful and life-changing situations," Dr. Sumer says. "Knowing that I can make a positive difference in someone's life is very humbling and gratifying."

D Magazine has recognized Dr. Sumer as a Top Doctor (Otolaryngology) in Dallas.

Dr. Sumer enjoys spending his free time with his family. They like to play soccer and go hiking in state and national parks together. Their favorite park in Texas is Big Bend National Park.

Education and Training

Medical School
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2001)
Washington University (2002), General Surgery
Washington University (2006), Otolaryngology
Washington University School of Medicine (2007), Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certification
American Board of Otolaryngology

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