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About Kevin Thomas Brumund, MD

Kevin Brumund, MD, 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.

A major focus of his surgical practice is thyroid and parathyroid surgery. Dr. Brumund's expertise includes minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery. Minimally invasive thyroidectomy is a new approach to thyroid surgery that can provide equally safe and effective results with a smaller incision and shorter recovery time.

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 thyroid nodules and neck masses.

Dr. Brumund completed fellowship training in head and neck oncologic surgery, skull base surgery and microvascular reconstructive surgery at UC 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). He earned his medical degree from Rush Medical College. Dr. Brumund is certified in otolaryngology.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information see and Moores Cancer Center and ENT / Head and Neck.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

  • UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA

Residency

  • University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2006-08-22

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Conditions and Treatments

  • Tongue Cancer
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Pharynx Cancer
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Larynx Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Benign and Malignant Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy
  • Cancer of the Lip
  • Cancer of the Sinuses
  • Tumors of the Head and Neck
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer/Thyroid Nodules
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Head and Neck Cancer
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted