CV for Sarmela Sunder, MD

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Education

2000

B.A. (Anthropology) The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

2000

B.A. (Public Health) The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

2004

M.D. Cornell University Weill Medical College, New York, New York

2004-2005

Internship, General Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California

2005-2009

Residency, Otolaryngology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California

2009-2010

Fellowship, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vito Quatela, MD/University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Professional Experience

2018 – Present

Plastic Surgeon, Cassileth Plastic Surgery, Beverly Hills, CA

2011-2018

Plastic Surgeon, Persky Sunder Plastic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA

2011-2018

Plastic Surgeon, Sarmela Sunder MD, Los Angeles, CA

2004-2009

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Board Certification

2010

American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck-Surgery

2010

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Licensure

2005

License to practice medicine in the states of California and New York

Honors and Awards

2018

Top Doctor, Rising Star, Los Angeles Magazine

2017

Top Doctor, Rising Star, Los Angeles Magazine

2016

Top Doctor, Rising Star, Los Angeles Magazine

2008

Resident Research Award, Stanford University Medical Center

2003

Woman Leader of the Year Award, Cornell University Weill Medical College

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
American Association of Cosmetic Surgery
American Medical Association

Publications and Presentations

Sunder S and Quatela VC. "Microtia: Diagnosis and Surgical Management." Current Diagnosis and Treatment – Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, 3rd Ed. Ed Anil Lalwani. New York: McGraw Medical, 2010

Sunder S and Hwang, P. "Anesthesia in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery." Anesthesiologist's Manual of Surgical Procedures, 4th Ed. Ed Richard Jaffe & Stanley Samuels. New York : Lippincott, Williams & Wilkinson, 2008.

Sunder S, Oshima K, Teo D, Senn P, Heller S. Bone-morphogenetic-factor 4 promotes neuronal differentiation of spiral ganglia cells. (Submitted for publication.) Sunder S, Oshima K, Senn P, Heller S. Neuronal Differentiation of Spiral Ganglia Cells with BMP-4. Poster presentation at Annual Meeting of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, September 2007.

Sunder S, Mendelsohn AH, Berke GS, Damrose EJ. Complications of stenting in the treatment of upper airway stenosis. American Bronchoesophagological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 26 – 27, 2007.

Sunder S, Yan Y, Damrose EJ. Impact of androgen therapy in a singer undergoing female to male gender reassignment. American Bronchoesophagological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 26 – 27, 2007.

Sunder S, Yan Y, Damrose EJ. The use of calcium hydroxylapatite to alleviate aspiration in the near-total laryngectomy patient. American Bronchoesophagological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 26 – 27, 2007.

Sunder S, Jackler RK, Blevins NH . Virtuosity with the mallet and gouge: the brilliant triumph of the "modern" mastoid operation.Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2006; 39: 6: 1191-210.

Sunder S, Yan Y, Damrose EJ. Qualitative study of vocal fold motion using stroboscopy. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, September 18, 2006.

Thevarajah S, Carew J, Selesnick SH. Bilateral squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Jun; 132(6):960-2.

Thevarajah S, Polanecsky M, Scherl EJ, Frissora CL. Hormonal influences on the gastrointestinal tract and irritable bowel syndrome. Practical Gastroenterol. 2005; May:62-74.

Thevarajah S, Huston TL, Simmons RM. A comparison of the adverse reactions associated with isosulfan blue versus methylene blue dye in sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer. Am J Surg. 2005 Feb;189(2):236-9.

Frissora CL, Thevarajah S, and Koch KL. GI Consult: Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Emerg Med 36(6):9-15, 2004

Simmons R, Thevarajah S, Brennan MB, Christos P, Osborne M. Methylene blue dye as an alternative to isosulfan blue dye for sentinel lymph node localization. Ann Surg Oncol. 2003 Apr;10(3):242-7.

Thevarajah S and Krishnasatry KV. Acute mesenteric ischemia presenting as terminal ileitis, managed with angioplasty and stent placement. Presented at the Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, May 2003, in New York, New York.

Simmons R, Thevarajah S, Brennan MB, Christos P, Osborne M. Methylene blue dye as an alternative to isosulfan blue dye for sentinel lymph node biopsy. Presentation at the Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Conference, March 2002 in Denver, Colorado.

Simmons RM, Burrell W, Thevarajah S, Brennan MB, Christos P, and Osborne MP. Local and distant recurrence rates in skin-sparing mastectomies compared with non-skin-sparing mastectomies. Presentation at the Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Conference, March 2002, in Denver, Colorado.

Languages

Conversational in Spanish and Tamil

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Contact

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