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Kevin Thomas Brumund, MD

Healthcare Professional
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla
San Diego, California, United States

Kevin Brumund is Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at University of California San Diego. He is a board-certified head and neck surgeon whose practice is dedicated solely to the treatment of head and neck tumors. Dr. Brumund has extensive training and experience in cancer surgery and specializes in treating both benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck. This includes tumors of the entire upper aerodigestive tract (mouth, throat, nose, sinuses, and voice box), salivary glands (parotid and submandibular glands), neck, facial skin, thyroid and parathyroid glands.

Dr. Brumund completed fellowship training in head and neck oncologic surgery, skull base surgery and microvascular reconstructive surgery at University of California Davis School of Medicine. He did a residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine) and earned his medical degree from Rush Medical College. Dr. Brumund is certified in otolaryngology.

A major focus of Dr. Brumund’s surgical practice is thyroid and parathyroid surgery. His expertise includes minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery. As an associate professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Brumund instructs medical students, residents and fellows. His academic interests focus on the use of real-time ultrasound to manage thryoid nodules and neck masses.


Representative Publications:

American Head and Neck Society Endocrine Surgery Section Update On Parathyroid Imaging for Surgical Candidates With Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Indocyanine Green Fluorescence-Guided Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Association of Preoperative Anemia With 30-Day Morbidity and Mortality Among Patients with Thyroid Cancer who Undergo Thyroidectomy

Metastases to the Thyroid: A Review of the Literature From the Last Decade