Susan Tsai, MD, MHS, FACS
Professor; Director of the Mary Ann and Charles LaBahn Pancreatic Cancer Program; Chief of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery - Clement J. Zablocki VA hospital
- Froedtert Hospital
- Zablocki VA Medical Center
- Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
- Zablocki VA Medical Center
- Surgical Oncology
- English, Taiwanese
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- MD - Doctor of Medicine
- MHS - Master of Health Science
- FACS - Fellow in the American College of Surgeons
Dr. Tsai is Associate Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and the Director of the LaBahn Pancreatic Cancer Program. Her clinical practice focused on pancreatic cancer. She completed her medical school and residency training at the University of Michigan. During residency, she completed a clinical research fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in the laboratory of Suzanne Topalian. After residency, she completed a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. While in fellowship, she also received a Master’s in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is the Chief of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. Her clinical expertise is in GI oncology with a focus on pancreatic cancer.
Dr. Tsai is active in the pancreatic cancer research program and serves as the Director of the MCW Surgical Oncology Biorepository and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Database. Her research is dual focused and includes research on blood-based biomarkers in pancreatic cancer and clinical trials in pancreatic cancer.
(Mora J, Krepline AN, Aldakkak M, Christians KK, George B, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Kulkarni N, Evans DB, Tsai S.) Am J Surg. 2021 07;222(1):10-17 PMID: 33308823 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85097458297 12/15/2020
(Kim RY, Christians KK, Aldakkak M, Clarke CN, George B, Kamgar M, Khan AH, Kulkarni N, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Evans DB, Tsai S.) Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Apr;28(4):2246-2256 PMID: 33000372 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85091728559 10/02/2020
(Chavez MI, Gholami S, Kim BJ, Margonis GA, Ethun CG, Tsai S, Christians KK, Clarke C, Mogal H, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM, D'Angelica MI, Aloia TA, Eastwood D, Gamblin TC.) Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Mar;28(3):1457-1465 PMID: 33393036 PMCID: PMC8385606 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098739759 01/05/2021
(Krepline AN, Geurts JL, George B, Kamgar M, Madhavan S, Erickson BA, Hall WA, Griffin MO, Evans DB, Tsai S, Kim RY.) Surgery. 2021 03;169(3):629-635 PMID: 32826069 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089521842 08/23/2020
(Chavez MI, Gholami S, Kim BJ, Margonis GA, Ethun CG, Tsai S, Christians KK, Clarke C, Mogal H, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM, D’Angelica MI, Aloia TA, Eastwood D, Gamblin TC.) Annals of Surgical Oncology. March 2021;28(3):1457-1465 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098739759 03/01/2021
(Gao C, Wisniewski L, Liu Y, Staal B, Beddows I, Plenker D, Aldakkak M, Hall J, Barnett D, Gouda MK, Allen P, Drake R, Zureikat A, Huang Y, Evans D, Singhi A, Brand RE, Tuveson DA, Tsai S, Haab BB.) Clin Cancer Res. 2021 01 01;27(1):226-236 PMID: 33093149 PMCID: PMC7785673 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100339220 10/24/2020
Moving Toward a More Informed Approach to Risk Stratification of Patients: Comments on Seror et al. CT-Derived Liver Surface Nodularity and Sarcopenia as Prognostic Factors in Patients with Resectable Metabolic Syndrome-Related HCC.
(Tsai S, Pawlik TM.) Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jan;28(1):24-26 PMID: 32951090 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85091239152 09/21/2020
Pancreatobiliary Maljunction-Associated Gallbladder Cancer is as Common in the West, Shows Distinct Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Offers an Invaluable Model for Anatomy-Induced Reflux-Associated Physio-Chemical Carcinogenesis.
(Muraki T, Pehlivanoglu B, Memis B, Reid MD, Uehara T, Basturk O, Pernicka JG, Klimstra DS, Jarnagin WR, Ito T, Hasebe O, Okaniwa S, Horigome N, Hisa T, Mittal P, Sarmiento JM, Maithel SK, Koshiol J, Tsai S, Evans D, Erkan M, Adsay V.) Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 12 PMID: 33201123 11/18/2020
(Strong EA, Park SH, Ethun CG, Chow B, King D, Bedi M, Charlson J, Mogal H, Tsai S, Christians K, Tran TB, Poultsides G, Grignol V, Howard JH, Tseng J, Roggin KK, Chouliaras K, Votanopoulos K, Cullinan D, Fields RC, Gamblin TC, Cardona K, Clarke CN.) Surgery. 2020 10;168(4):760-767 PMID: 32736869 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85088789886 08/02/2020
(Taskin OC, Clarke CN, Erkan M, Tsai S, Evans DB, Adsay V.) J Gastrointest Oncol. 2020 Jun;11(3):548-558 PMID: 32655934 PMCID: PMC7340800 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090285071 07/14/2020
(Huang YW, Lin CW, Pan P, Shan T, Echeveste CE, Mo YY, Wang HT, Aldakkak M, Tsai S, Oshima K, Yearsley M, Xiao J, Cao H, Sun C, Du M, Bai W, Yu J, Wang LS.) Front Immunol. 2020;11:570683 PMID: 33424832 PMCID: PMC7793748 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098236353 01/12/2021
(Krepline AN, Geurts JL, Akinola I, Christians KK, Clarke CN, George B, Ritch PS, Khan AH, Hall WA, Erickson BA, Griffin MO, Evans DB, Tsai S.) HPB. December 2020;22(12):1745-1752 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083782398 12/01/2020