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Sumi Sinha, MD



  • Radiation Oncology Residency, University of California San Francisco (2018 – 2022)
  • Transitional Year Internship, Cambridge Health Alliance (2017 – 2018)
  • Medical Degree, Harvard Medical School (2012 – 2017)
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2008 – 2012)

Awards & Honors 

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Medical Research Fellowship (2015 – 2016)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Summer Research Fellowship (2013)
  • Best in Show Poster, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2016)
  • Priscilla King Gray Award for Community Service (2011)

Selected Publications and Abstracts

  • Nead KT, Boldbaatar N, Yang DD, Sinha S, Nguyen PL. Association of Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Thromboembolic Events: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Urology. 2018 Apr;114:155-162. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2017.11.055. Epub 2018 Jan 17.
  • Sinha S, Muralidhar V, Feng FY, Nguyen PL. Characteristics and national trends of patients receiving treatment of the primary tumor for metastatic prostate cancer. Prostate Int. 2017 Sep;5(3):89-94. doi: 10.1016/j.prnil.2017.04.003. Epub 2017 Apr 18.
  • Nead KT, Sinha S, Nguyen PL. Association of androgen deprivation therapy and depression in the treatment of prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Urol Oncol. 2017 Nov;35(11):664.e1-664.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.07.016. Epub 2017 Aug 10.
  • Sinha S, Puram SV, Sethi RKV, Goyal N, Emerick KS, Lin D, Durand ML, Deschler DG. Perioperative Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Stratification: A Comparative Analysis of Free and Pedicled Flap Patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg; accepted for publication Aug 2016.
  • Sinha S, Kozin ED, Naunheim MR, Barber SR, Wong K, Katz LW, Otero TMN, Stefanov-Wagner IJM, Remenschneider AK. Cycling Exercise Classes May Be Bad for Your (Hearing) Health. Laryngoscope; 2016 Oct 12.
  • Barber SR, Kozin ED, Dedmon M, Lin BM, Lee K, Sinha S, Remenschneider AK, Black N, Lee DJ. 3D-Printed Pediatric Endoscopic Ear Surgery Simulator for Surgical Training. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol; 2016 Nov;90:113-118.
  • Sinha S, Dedmon M, Naunheim MR, Fuller JC, Gray ST, Lin DT. Update on Surgical Outcomes in Lateral Temporal Bone Resection for Ear and Temporal Bone Malignancies. J Neurol Surg B 2016; Feb;78(1):37-42.
  • Fuller JC, Sinha S, Caruso PA, Hersh CJ, Butler WE, Kalpathy SK, Hartnick CJ. Chiari Malformations: An Important Cause of Pediatric Aspiration. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2016; 88: 124-128.
  • Grabiner BC, Nardi V, Birsoy K, Possemato R, Shen K, Sinha S, Jordan A, Beck AH, Sabatini DM. A Diverse Array of Cancer-Associated MTOR Mutations Are Hyperactivating and Can Predict Rapamycin Sensitivity. Cancer Discovery 2014;4(5):554 563.
  • Cahill CW, Schwarzkopf R, Sinha S, Scott RD. Simultaneous Bilateral Knee Arthroplasty in Octogenarians: Can It Be Safe and Effective? The Journal of Arthroplasty 2014;29(5):998 1000.
  • Bergwitz C, Wee MJ, Sinha S, et al. Genetic Determinants of Phosphate Response in Drosophila. PLoS ONE 2013;8(3).
  • Bergwitz C, Rasmussen MD, Derobertis C, Wee MJ, Sinha S, et al. Roles of Major Facilitator Superfamily Transporters in Phosphate Response in Drosophila. PLoS ONE 2012;7(2).
  • Pojoga LH, Yao TM, Sinha S, et al. Effect of dietary sodium on vasoconstriction and eNOS-mediated vascular relaxation in caveolin-1-deficient mice. AJP: Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2007;294(3).

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