Orthopedics, Hand & Wrist Care, Fractures & Trauma
1500 S Dobson Rd
Mesa, AZ 85202
Kirsten Sumner, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.
Before Dr. Sumner joined The CORE Institute, she cared from patients at Jackson Memorial Hospital where she earned her fellowship certification in Orthopaedic Hand Surgery. Dr. Sumner received her residency training from Geisinger Medical Center. She earned her doctoral degree from Georgetown University, School of Medicine. Dr. Sumner received her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Geisinger Medical Center
Georgetown University, School of Medicine
University of Miami
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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
Sumner K, Grandizio LC, Gehrman MD, Graham J, Klena JC. Incidence and reason for readmission and unscheduled healthcare contact after distal radius fracture. HAND. 2018 Jul 27.
Sumner K, Dwyer CL. Distal radius fracture updates: a review of the year’s best. AAOS Now. 2018;4.
Beckett J, Ianno K, O’ Malley K, Stoumbos Z. Angiotensin II type I receptor autoantibodies in the development of pre-eclampsia, a review. Current Opinions in Sexual Development & Reproduction. 2011;3.
Non-Published Peer-Review Journal Articles:
Peer Reviewed Book Chapter:
Sumner K, Grandizio LC, Schultz S, Klena JC. The 70 degree supinated oblique view: acadaveric analysis to determine ideal radial styloid screw position in locked volar plating of distal radius fractures. Poster presentation 2018. American Society for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting. Boston, MA.
Sumner K, Argintar EH, Kern M. Smoking cessation intervention in the orthopaedic office. Poster presentation 2014. Georgetown University School of Medicine. Washington, DC.
Akoon A, Sumner KA, Grandizio LC, Heimbach J, Graham J, Klena JC. Examining the Frequency and Size of Skin Tears Following Collagenase Injection for Dupuytren Contracture. Related to Pre-Manipulation Contracture Size and Time to Manipulation.
Podium presentation 2018. American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ.
Sumner K, Grandizio LC, Klena JC, Gehrman MD, Graham J. Incidence and reason for readmission and unscheduled healthcare contact after distal radius fracture. Poster presentation. 2017. American Society for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting. San Francisco, CA. Podium presentation 2018. Geisinger Resident Research Day. Danville, PA