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Dan Sleve, MD


Daniel A. Sleve, MD

Professional Biography

Dr. Sleve was born and raised in New York and relocated to Kansas City after medical school to complete his residency at the University of Kansas. He decided to make Kansas City his home and has been in practice with Ascentist Ear Nose and Throat since 2013. His practice focuses on all aspects of Ear, Nose, and Throat care for adults and pediatric patients, with special interest in minimally invasive techniques.

Dr. Sleve resides in Leawood with his wife and daughter. When not working, he enjoys cooking, working out, traveling, playing the drums, and spending time with his two Great Danes Charlie and Hudson.

He is currently Board Certified by the Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery


Penn State University
Bachelor of Science, Pre-medicine, Anthropology

University of Buffalo
Doctor of Medicine

University of Kansas Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Volunteer/Leadership Experience

  • Medical Missions Foundation- Uganda 2013

Published Works/Presentations

  • Identification and Characterization of Novel Subsets of B-cells in Pediatric Tonsil Tissue
  • Advisor: Julie Wei, MD
  • Presentation: 2012 COSM: San Diego, California
  • Evaluation of Practice Patterns of Tonsil and Adenoid Pathologic Specimens
  • Advisor: Pam Nicklaus, MD
  • Presentation: 2011 COSM: Chicago, Illinois

Honors & Awards

  • 2001 Alpha Epsilon Delta, Premedical Honor Society
  • 2008 Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
  • 2011 Debra L. Park Award for Clinical Leadership in Otolaryngology
  • 2011 Debra Park, PhD Continuing Research Grant
  • 2012 Jacquelyne Holdcraft, MD Award for Clinical Excellence
  • 2012 University of Kansas Dept. of Otolaryngology Basic Science Research Award

Activities & Organizations

  • 2008-Present Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 2008-Present American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2012-Present Medical Missions Foundation

Advanced Training/Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Office Based Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Ear Surgery

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Lee’s Summit, MO
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