Sung Cho, MD, is a board-certified surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons with subspecialty expertise in liver, pancreas and bile duct surgeries. He has safely performed more than 200 complex hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeries during his training and practice. He is also experienced in minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat disorders of other organs such as the spleen, stomach, adrenal gland as well as the colon and rectum.
He believes in treating every patient like his own family member with particular emphasis on practicing evidence-based medicine and maintaining compassionate and honest dialogues with the patient. Listening to the patient is the key to understanding not only the patient’s medical condition, but also concerns the patient may have about it. Clear communication and mutual understanding are crucial for the physician and patient to formulate an effective treatment plan together.
Dr. Cho sub-specialized in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery by training in a two-year fellowship program at Providence Cancer Center, in Portland, Oregon. He has published several peer-reviewed research papers in the area of liver and pancreatic surgery, and has presented his research findings at numerous national meetings. He was an assistant professor of surgery at West Virginia University Hospital in Morganton, West Virginia.
Fellow, American College of Surgeons Member, Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Attending surgeon (former), Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Bellevue, WA Assistant professor of surgery (former), West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, WV