Biography

Shiva Daram, MD, MBA, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology. He completed his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University, where he was nominated to the Tau Beta Pi National Honor Society. Dr. Daram came to Houston for medical school and received his degree from Baylor College of Medicine. While studying at Baylor, he also earned an MBA from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University and was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Houston Business Honor Society.

Dr. Daram completed his residency with the Department of Otolaryngology – Head And Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and followed it with a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and is a member of both the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and the Society of University Otolaryngologists. Dr. Daram has contributed to numerous articles, book chapters, and presentations.

Education

Doctor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine, 2013
Internship
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2013
Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2018
Fellowship
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2019

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Dr. Daram treats a wide variety of issues including ear infections, hearing loss, sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing, diseases of the tonsils and adenoids, chronic sinusitis, pediatric neck masses including thyroid diseases, and other conditions of the nose and paranasal sinuses, speech and swallow dysfunction, and voice issues.

Publications

Refereed Original Articles in Journals

Shin E, Chen M, Daram S, Samuel S, Gupta S, Robinson E, Pierstorff E, Ho D. Dynamic Cellular Adhesion Mediated by Copolymeric Nanofilm Substrate. JALA Charlottesv Va. 2008; 13(4): 206-214.

Impact of intraoperative administration of local vancomycin on inguinal wound complications. Mohammed S, Pisimisis GT, Daram S, Bechara CF, Barshes NR. Lin PH, Kougias P. J Vasc Surg. 2013; 57(4): 1079-1083

Sandulache VC, Ow TJ, Daram S, Hamilton J, Skinner H, Bell D, Rosenthal DI, Beadle BM, Ang KK, Kies MS, Johnson FM, El-Naggar AK, Myers JN. Residual nodal disease in patients with advanced-stage oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with definitive radiation therapy and posttreatment neck dissection: Association with locoregional recurrence, distant metastasis, and decreased survival. Head Neck. 2013; 35(10): 1454-1460

Cockerill CC, Daram S, El-Naggar AK, Hanna EY, Weber RS, Kupferman ME. Primary sarcomas of the salivary glands: case series and literature review. Head Neck. 2013; 35(11): 1551-1557.

Daram S, Sacks JM, Kupferman ME. Noninvasive intraoperative angiography for reconstruction of head and neck defects. Ear Nose Throat J. 2015; 94(10-11): e32-36

Rosenfeld S, Bernstein DT, Daram S, Dawson J, Zhang W. Predicting the Presence of Adjacent Infections in Septic Arthritis in Children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016; 36 (1): 70-74.

Daram S, Mitchell RB. Infant With an Unusual Neck Mass. Ear Nose Throat J. 2016; 95(4-5): 150-52

Daram S, Ulualp S. Infant with an Epidermal Cyst of the Uvula. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2016; 9: 70-74

Bernstein D, Haruno L, Daram S, Dawson JR, Zhang W, Rosefeld SB. Patient Factors Associated with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Septic Arthritis in Children. Orthopedics. 2018; 41(2): e277-82

Shah GB, Ordemann A, Daram S, Roman E, Booth T, Johnson R, Xi Y, Mitchell RB. Congenital Nasal Pyriform Aperture stenosis: Analysis of twenty cases at a single institution. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019; 126:109608

Daram S, Mitchell RB. A Child With a Lateral Neck Mass. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020;99(2)105-106

Daram SP, Timmons C, Mitchell RB, Shah G. Desmoid Fibromatosis of the Maxilla. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020; 99(1): NP6-NP8
Janz TA, Momin N, Patel KP, Daram SD, Szeremeta W, Pine HS. Taste Disturbance Post-Tonsillectomy Improved with Zinc Supplementation. Otolaryngology Case Reports. 2021; 21:100382

Horani S, Daram SP, Shah G, Mitchell RB. A Unique Case of Malignant Otitis Externa. Ear Nose Thorat J. 2021; 100(4): NP189-190

Rossi NA, Swonke ML, Daram S. Inferior Turbinate Hypertrophy Presenting as Bilateral Nasal Masses in a Paediatric Patient. BMJ Case Rep. 2021;14(6): e243995

Rossi NA, Spaude J, Ohlstein JF, Pine HS, Daram S, McKinnon BJ, Szeremeta W. Apnea-Hypopnea Index Severity as an Independent Predictor of Post-Tonsillectomy Respiratory Complications in Pediatric Patients: A Retrospective Study. Ear Nose Throat J. 2021; epub ahead of print

Rossi NA, Gietzen R, Clement CG, Ohlstein JF, Pine, HS, Szeremeta W, McKinnon BJ, Daram S. Bilateral Cervical Pilomatrixoma: A Diagnostic Dilemma for the Pediatric Otolaryngologist. Ear Nose Throat J; 2022; 101(6): 368-371

Johnson C, Leavitt T, Daram SP, Johnson RF, Mitchell RB. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Underweight Children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022; 167(3): 566-572.

Rossi NA, Benavidez M, Pine HS, Daram S, Szeremeta W. Surgical Management of Choanal Atresia: Two Classic Cases and Review of the Literature. Cureus 2022; 14(4): epub ahead of print: e24259

Rossi NA, French KR, Evans CL, Ohlstein JF, Neve L, Daram S, Young DL, McKinnon BJ, Pine HS. Trending Tubes: A Social Media Analysis of Tympanostomy Tubes in Children. Oto Open. 2022; 6(1):eCollection

Swonke ML, Neve L, Rossi NA, McKinnon B, Daram S, Pine HS. Misophonia: An Under-recognized Disease in Pediatric Patients. Ear Nose Throat J. 2022; epub ahead of print

Rossi NA, Freeman C, Ohlstein J, Daram S, Darling R, McKinnon B, Pine HS. Surgeon preference on sending routine tonsillectomy specimens for pathological evaluation. Ear Nose Throat J. 2022; Accepted for publication

Book Chapters

Daram S, Shah G. Angiofibroma (Include CT/MRI). Case Studies in Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery and Audiology Section Ed: Amal Isaiah. Ed: Ron Mitchell. Ed: Kevin Pereira.

Daram S, Berg E. Lymphatic Malformation. Case Studies in Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery and Audiology Section Ed: Amal Isaiah. Ed: Ron Mitchell. Ed: Kevin Pereira.

Oral Presentations

Daram S, Kou Y, Eivaz NA, Gantwerker EA. Utilization of Capped Polysomnography in Pediatric Patients with Tracheostomy Tubes. Accepted at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, National Harbor, Maryland, 2018

Daram S, Berg E. Does Surgeon Handedness Affect Side of Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage: A New Potential Risk Factor. Accepted at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, National Harbor, Maryland, 2018

Daram S, Killeen D, Berg E. Seasonal Variation of Otitis Media with Effusion (OME) in Children undergoing Myringotomy Tube insertion. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, 2017

Daram S, Dawson J, Shirkey B, Rosenfeld S. Predicting the Presence of Adjacent Musculoskeletal Infections in Septic Arthritis. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Expedition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2012

Daram S, Barshes N. Adherence to the Medical Management of Intermittent Claudication in an Outpatient Vascular Surgery Clinic. Association of VA Surgeons Conference, Miami, Florida, 2012

Vlad C. Sandulache, Thomas J. Ow, Shiva P. Daram, Jackson Hamilton, et al. . Residual nodal disease in patients with advanced-stage oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with definitive radiation therapy and post-treatment neck dissection is associated with local-regional recurrence, distant metastasis and decreased survival. 8th International Conference on Head & Neck Cancer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2012

Pisimisis G, Mohammed S, Daram S, Bechara C; Barshes N, Lin P, Kougias. Impact of local vancomycin on groin site complications. Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Annual Meeting 2012, National Harbor, Maryland, June 7-9, 2012

Poster Presentations

Rossi N, Reddy D, Watley DC, Pine H, Daram S. Two Stacked Coins Mimicking an Esophageal Button Batter: A Case Presentation and Review of the Literature. Accepted at American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Summer Meeting, Vail, Colorado 2022

Reddy D, Rossi N, Daram S, Pine H. Social Media Perceptions of Frenotomies. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas 2022

Rossi N, Daram S, Pine H. Public Perception of Tympanostomy Tubes in Children: A Social Media Analysis. American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Los Angeles California, 2021

Daram S, Shah GB. Malignant Otitis Externa caused by Actinomyces: First reported Case. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, National Harbor, Maryland, 2018

Daram S. Timmons C, Shah G. Management of Desmoid Fibromatosis of the Maxilla: A Case Report and Relationship with Cranial Fasciitis. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, 2017

Daram, S, Sacks, J, Kupferman. M Non-invasive Intraoperative Angiography for Reconstruction of Head and Neck Defects. Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Society, Phoenix, Arizona, 2012

Daram S, Dawson J, Rosenfeld S. MRSA vs Non-MRSA Septic Arthritis in Children. James K Alexander Research Symposium, Houston, Texas 2012

Hamilton JD, Sandulache VC, Daram S, Ow TJ, Myers JN. What are the most specific imaging markers for residual nodal disease after non-surgical treatment for oropharyngeal cancer? A comparative analysis of post-contrast CT and PET criteria for diagnosis. ASHNR, San Diego, California, 2011

Dawson J, Daram S, Rosenfeld S. The Incidence of Concomitant Musculoskeletal Infections and the Utility of Preoperative MRI in the Treatment of Septic Arthritis. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts, 2011

Videos/Media

Maurasse S, Daram, S, Johnson D. Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) Excision of a Base of Tongue Venolymphatic Malformation in a Pediatric Patient.