Department of Surgery, General Surgery
Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital West Campus
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Attending Surgeon, Pediatric Surgery Service - Texas Children's HospitalProfessor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine Vice Chair of Education, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of MedicineAssociate Dean, Student Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1982
Baylor College of Medicine, Surg. Nutrition, Metabolism, 1983
Baylor College of Medicine, General Surgery, 1988
St. Justine Hospital, Pediatric Surgery, 1990
Dr. Brandt's research interest is improving outcomes for all children who require surgery by designing prospective clinical trials in pediatric surgery. She is Director of the William J. Pokorny Fellowship and mentors residents and students in the design and implementation of pediatric surgical clinical studies. Dr. Brandt is the Principal Investigator for an NIH study designed to research the outcome of bariatric surgery in adolescents. She is also the Director of the Anorectal Malformation Clinic and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery program at Texas Children's Hospital.
Dr. Brandt is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Michalsky MP, Inge TH, Teich S, Eneli I, Miller R, Brandt ML, Helmrath M, Harmon CM, Zeller MH, Jenkins TM, Courcoulas A, Buncher RC; Teen-LABS Consortium. Adolescent bariatric surgery program characteristics: the Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) study experience. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery 2014 Feb;23(1):5-10..PMID: 24491361.
Sylvester KG, Ling XB, Liu GY, Kastenberg ZJ, Ji J, Hu Z, Wu S, Peng S, Abdullah F, Brandt ML, Ehrenkranz RA, Harris MC, Lee TC, Simpson BJ, Bowers C, Moss RL. Urine protein biomarkers for the diagnosis and prognosis of necrotizing enterocolitis in infants. Journal of Pediatrics 2014 Mar;164(3):607-12.e1-7.PMID: 24433829.
Harris TB, Sibley A, Rodriguez C, Brandt ML. Teaching the psychosocial aspects of pediatric surgery. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery 2013 Aug;22(3):161-6. PMID: 23870211.
Hsia DS, Fallon SC, Brandt ML. Adolescent bariatric surgery. Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine 2012 Aug;166(8):757-66. Review.PMID: 22869408.
Brandt ML, Harmon CM, Helmrath MA, Inge TH, McKay SV, Michalsky MP. Morbid obesity in pediatric diabetes mellitus: surgical options and outcomes. Nature Reviews Endocrinology 2010 Nov;6(11):637-45. Epub 2010 Sep 14. Review. PMID: 20842181.
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