$$ Sumeet Sorel Teotia, MD
UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health
Sumeet Teotia, M.D., is a plastic surgeon at Children’s Health℠ who specializes in pediatric reconstructive procedures.
Dr. Teotia earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He completed a surgery internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and a general surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Dr. Teotia has written numerous book chapters and received awards for his research, which has been published in Transplantation, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Annals of Plastic Surgery, among others.
Dr. Teotia grew up in a military family and has lived and traveled throughout the world, so he calls many places his home. He travels extensively throughout the world today and is a charter plastic surgeon at Alliance For Smiles-San Francisco and a surgical member of Operation Smile.
Dr. Teotia has won numerous awards for his humanitarian work around the world in cleft lip and palate surgery. Among many other places, his sabbaticals in mission surgery have been throughout China, Mongolia, Philippines, the Middle East and South America.
In his spare time, Dr. Teotia enjoys painting and drawing, including creating political and scientific cartoons. He also enjoys writing fiction and contemporary writing and scuba diving. He maintains an art studio in Dallas and travels to New York City to study under his classical master, the foundation of which is based in late 19th-century drawing concepts at École de Beaux Arts, Paris, France.
Education and Training
Medical SchoolUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine (1996)
InternshipMayo Graduate School of Medicine (1997), General Surgery
ResidencyUniversity of North Carolina Dept of Medicine GME (2005), General Surgery
Mayo Clinic-Scottsdale (2001), General Surgery
FellowshipUT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2006), Plastic Surgery
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine (2003), Research
Departments & Programs
Research & Publications
- Aesthetic Surgery
- Facial Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Professional Associations and Affiliations
- Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
- Mayo Clinic Priestly Surgical Society
- Nathan Womack Surgical Society
- University of Virginia Alumni Association
Awards & Honors
- Humanitarian 5 year Service Medal, Alliance For Smiles, San Francisco, CA
- Balfour Surgical Research Award, Mayo Clinic
Cardiac Xenotransplantation (2002)