Le-Chu Su, M.D., Ph.D., A.G.A.F.

Le-Chu Su, M.D., Ph.D., A.G.A.F.

Dr. Le-Chu Su is a board-certified gastroenterologist with an emphasis on inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis).

Education

Dr. Su received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her residency and fellowship training in Gastroenterology at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.

She has a Ph.D. in nutrition from the Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota.

Background

Before joining UCF Health, Dr. Su was practicing at the Cleveland Clinic, helping patients with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis, celiac disease and malabsorption disorders.

She is a diplomate in gastroenterology and internal medicine with the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is also a diplomate in Physician Nutrition Specialist with the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists. She is an American Gastroenterological Association fellow. She shares her knowledge with med students as an associate professor at the UCF College of Medicine and also severs as a mentor and advisor to trainees in the American Gastroenterological Association.  She has been recognized as one of America’s Top Physicians, and one of America’s Top Gastroenterologist.

Research

  • Grove, D, F. Clikach, N. Patel, Le-Chu Su, A. Brzezinski, M. Baker, C. Fiocchi, D. Raed, F. Reider: Analysis of the breath metabolism for the diagnosis and differentiation of inflammatory bowel disease: A pilot study, Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Crohn’s &Colitis Foundation’s Clinical and Research Conference, Hollywood, Florida, Dec 12-14, 2013 (abstract)
  • Yao, Qingping, Le-Chu Su, K. J. Tomecki, L. Zhou, B. Jayakar and B. Shen: Dermatitis as a new autoinflammatory disease associated with NOD2 mutations. Epub, Oct 24, 2012. J. Am Acad Dermatol., 68(4):624-31, 2013,
  • Yao, Qingping, Le-Chu Su, L. Zhou, M. Piliang, B. Jayakar, P. Cusmano and B. Shen: Characterization of a new category of autoinflammatory disease associated with nucleotide oligomerization domain2 gene mutation: an expanded cohort study, poster session, ACR/ARHPAnnual Scientific Meeting, 2011, Chicago, IL, Nov 4-9, 2011.
  • Yao,Qingping, L. Zhou, P. Cusumano, N. Bose, M.Piliang, B. Jayakar, Le-Chu Su and B. Shen: A new category of autoinflammatory disease associated with NOD2 gene mutations. Arthritis Research & Therapy 13(5):R148, 2011.
  • Yao, Qingping, L. Zhou, P. Cusumano and Le-Chu Su: Diseases associated with positive NOD2/CARD15 gene mutations: Blau’s syndrome versus an intermediate subset of Blau’s syndrome and Crohn’s disease, presented at the 2010 ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting,  Atlanta, GA, November 6 -11, 2010.
  • Parekh, Neha R, M Natowicz, R Lopez, DL Seidner, Le-Chu Su and E Steiger: Plasma citrulline is a marker of home parenteral nutrition dependence in patient with short bowel syndrome. ESPEN, 2008(abstract).
  • Chhatriwalla, Emily G., NR Parekh, E Steiger, DL Seidner, Le-Chu Su and R Lopez: Factors associated with micronutrient deficiency in intestinal failure. Clinical Nutrition Week, 2008 (abstract).
  • Parekh, Neha R, M Natowicz, R Lopez, DL Seidner, Le-Chu Su and E Steiger: Plasma citrulline is a marker of home parenteral nutrition dependence in patient with short bowel syndrome. ESPEN, 2008(abstract).
  • Chhatriwalla, Emily G., NR Parekh, E Steiger, DL Seidner, Le-Chu Su and R Lopez: Factors associated with micronutrient deficiency in intestinal failure. Clinical Nutrition Week, 2008 (abstract).
  • Parekh, Neha R, E Steiger, DL Seidner, Le-Chu Su, E Chhatriwalla and R Lopez: Early referral to an ambulatory intestinal rehabilitation program improves outcomes of patients on home parenteral nutrition or intravenous fluids. International small bowel transplant, Santa Monica, 2008.

Patient Review

“Dr. Su is amazing and takes her time to explain the options available and answer your questions. With her expertise she made my health/life better and I am very grateful. I would highly recommend Dr. Su.” – Review from Google


 

 

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