Dr. Susan Tsai, MD, MHS, FACS


Professor of Surgery of The Division of Surgery and Director of The LaBahn Pancreatic Cancer Program At The Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Tsai is a Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery and the Director of the LaBahn Pancreatic Cancer Program

at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Her clinical practice focuses 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.

Diseases and Conditions

Pancreatic Cancer
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Benign Pancreatic Disease

Treatment and Services

Pancreas Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Surgery Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital

Related Reading

Pancreatic Clinical Trials 
PANCREAS Clinical Trial