Stig Somme, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery-Peds Surgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Oslo - Oslo, Norway (1997)
Internship:
  • Louisiana State University Program (2000)
Residency:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Surgery (2007)
Fellowships:
  • University of Toronto, Pediatric Surgery (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Peds Surgery

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Surgery-Peds Surgery
  • Director Surgical NICU

Publications

  • Renaud EJ, Sømme S, Islam S, Cameron DB, Gates RL, Williams RF, Jancelewicz T, Oyetunji TA, Grabowski J, Diefenbach KA, Baird R, Arnold MA, Lal DR, Shelton J, Guner YS, Gosain A, Kawaguchi AL, Ricca RL, Goldin AB, Dasgupta R. Ovarian masses in the child and adolescent: An American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Evidence-Based Practice Committee systematic review. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30220452
  • Dewberry LC, Vuille-Dit-Bille RN, Kulungowski AM, Somme S. A Single Surgeon Laparoscopic Duodenoduodenostomy Case Series for Congenital Duodenal Obstruction in an Academic Setting. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Jul 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30016184
  • Masaracchia MM, Polaner DM, Prager JD, DeBoer EM, Dewberry LC, Somme S, Wine T, Janosy NR. Pediatric tracheomalacia and the perioperative anesthetic management of thoracoscopic posterior tracheopexy. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 Sep;28(9):768-773. PubMed PMID: 29962064
  • Child J, Chen X, Mistry RD, Somme S, MacBrayne C, Anderson PL, Jones RN, Parker SK. Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Properties of Metronidazole in Pediatric Patients With Acute Appendicitis: A Prospective Study. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 May 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29788329
  • Dasgupta R, Renaud E, Goldin AB, Baird R, Cameron DB, Arnold MA, Diefenbach KA, Gosain A, Grabowski J, Guner YS, Jancelewicz T, Kawaguchi A, Lal DR, Oyetunji TA, Ricca RL, Shelton J, Somme S, Williams RF, Downard CD. Ovarian torsion in pediatric and adolescent patients: A systematic review. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jul;53(7):1387-1391. PubMed PMID: 29153467
  • Deeney S, Somme S. Prenatal consultation for foetal anomalies requiring surgery. Women Birth. 2016 Feb;29(1):e1-7. PubMed PMID: 26321230
  • Acker SN, Garcia AJ, Ross JT, Somme S. Current trends in the diagnosis and treatment of pyloric stenosis. Pediatr Surg Int. 2015 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25672283
  • Hurst AL, Olson D, Somme S, Child J, Pyle L, Ranade D, Stamatoiu A, Crombleholme T, Parker SK. Once-Daily Ceftriaxone Plus Metronidazole Versus Ertapenem and/or Cefoxitin for Pediatric Appendicitis. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26703242
  • Stewart CL, Kulungowski AM, Tong S, Langer JC, Soden J, Sømme S. Rectal biopsies for Hirschsprung disease: Patient characteristics by diagnosis and attending specialty. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26592956
  • Acker SN, Kulungowski AM, Hodges M, Crombleholme TM, Somme S, Partrick DA. Pyloric stenosis--postoperative care on a nonsurgical ward. J Surg Res. 2015 Nov;199(1):149-52. PubMed PMID: 25972312
  • Acker SN, Garcia AJ, Ross JT, Somme S. Current trends in the diagnosis and treatment of pyloric stenosis. Pediatr Surg Int. 2015 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25672283
  • Acker S, Dishop M, Kobak G, Vue P, Somme S. Laparoscopic-Assisted Endoscopic Resection of a Gastric Leiomyoma. European J Pediatr Surg Rep. 2014;2(1):003-6. PubMed PMID: 25642406
  • Acker SN, Staulcup S, Partrick DA, Sømme S. Evolution of minimally invasive techniques within an academic surgical practice at a single institution. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2014 Nov;24(11):806-10. PubMed PMID: 25290379
  • Zaretsky MV, Somme S, Crombleholme TM. Role of adjunctive medical therapy in the fetoscopic surgical treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Am J Perinatol. 2014 Sep;31 Suppl 1:S39-46. PubMed PMID: 25077476
  • Chatterjee D, Hawkins JL, Somme S, Galan HL, Prager JD, Crombleholme TM. Ex utero Intrapartum Treatment to Resection of a Bronchogenic Cyst Causing Airway Compression. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2013 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24281263
  • Chatterjee D, Hawkins JL, Somme S, Galan HL, Prager JD, Crombleholme TM. Ex utero Intrapartum Treatment to Resection of a Bronchogenic Cyst Causing Airway Compression. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2013 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24281263
  • Sømme S, Bronsert M, Morrato E, Ziegler M. Frequency and variety of inpatient pediatric surgical procedures in the United States. Pediatrics. 2013 Dec;132(6):e1466-72. PubMed PMID: 24276846
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Member
  • International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Surgery, Board Certification (2010)
  • Surgery, Board Certification (, 2008)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests are: Neonatal Surgery (surgery on infants less than 4 weeks old and premature infants). Minimally invasive surgery on infants and children. Fetal Surgery. Abdominal Wall Defects: Gastroschisis and Omphalocele. Intestinal Failure (medical and surgical management). Chest Wall Deformities: Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Oslo - Oslo, Norway (1997)
Internships:
  • Louisiana State University Program (2000)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Surgery (2007)
Fellowships:
  • University of Toronto, Pediatric Surgery (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Peds Surgery
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