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 three NIH studies designed to study 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.
Hsia DS, Fallon SC, Brandt ML. Adolescent bariatric surgery. Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine 2012 Aug;166(8):757-66. 2012.1011. Review. PMID: 22869408.
Subramanian A, Timberlake M, Mittakanti H, Lara M, Brandt ML. Novel educational approach for medical students: improved retention rates using interactive medical software compared with traditional lecture-based format. Journal of Surgical Education 2012 Jul;69(4):449-52. PMID: 22677580.
Superina R, Magee JC, Brandt ML, Healey PJ, Tiao G, Ryckman F, Karrer FM, Iyer K, Fecteau A, West K, Burns RC, Flake A, Lee H, Lowell JA, Dillon P, Colombani P, Ricketts R, Li Y, Moore J, Wang KS. The anatomic pattern of biliary atresia identified at time of Kasai hepatoportoenterostomy and early postoperative clearance of jaundice are significant predictors of transplant-free survival. Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network. Annals of Surgery 2011 Oct;254(4):577-85. PMID: 21869674.
Duro D, Mitchell PD, Kalish LA, Martin C, McCarthy M, Jaksic T, Dunn J, Brandt ML, Nobuhara KK, Sylvester KG, Moss RL, Duggan C. Risk factors for parenteral nutrition–associated liver disease following surgical therapy for necrotizing enterocolitis: A Glaser Pediatric Research Network Study. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2011 May;52(5):595-600. Erratum in: J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Nov;53(5):583. PMID: 21464752.
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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