Robert Sumner, D.D.S


Robert “Bob” Sumner practiced dentistry for 36 years in West Chester, PA, where he was a partner in Sumner, Spellman, and Thompson, P.C. Prior to coming to West Chester, Bob served 2 years as a dentist in the United States Air Force. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Temple University School of Dentistry. In 1987, he took the first of numerous trips abroad to provide dental care to people in need. Over the next 15 years he travelled to the Marshall Islands, Costa Rica, Baja peninsula of Mexico, Brazil, and Honduras, serving the impoverished in those countries. He retired from practicing dentistry in 1995. In 2004, he founded Serving at the Crossroads.