Susan Tsai, MD, MHS

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Surgical Oncology
4.8 (43)
Associate Professor
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Susan Tsai, MD, MHS holds a joint appointment at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Clement J. Zablocki VA hospital. She specializes in cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including benign and malignant pancreatic tumors. She coordinates a high risk pancreatic cancer screening clinic and is involved in investigator initiated clinical trials which utilize molecular profiling. Her research interests are in biomarker development for treatment monitoring.


Diseases & Conditions

Benign Pancreatic Disease
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer

Treatment & Services

Laparoscopic Surgery
Melanoma Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pancreas Surgery
Surgical Oncology

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(866) 680-0505
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Education & Training

University of Michigan Medical Center - Ann Arbor - Doctor of Medicine - (2001)

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Residency, General Surgery - (2001-2008)

National Cancer Institute - Bethesda - MD - Fellowship, Surgical Oncology Research - (2004-2006)

Johns Hopkins University Hospital - Baltimore - MD - Fellowship, Surgical Oncology - (2008-2010)

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Baltimore - MD - Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigations - (2009-2010)

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Patient Reviews

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4.8 out of 5. 43 ratings, 14 reviews
Nov. 16, 2019
Dr. Tsai is truly an outstanding member of the Froedtert community. I was fortunate to have such a compassionate, knowledgeable person providing my treatment.
Oct. 19, 2019
Dr. Tsai's is always very thorough and explains everything in a way that is easy to understand. She is the best.
Oct. 3, 2019
She cares
Sept. 27, 2019
Complete professionalism, of every staff member.
July 13, 2019
My whole experience was fabulous- considering my circumstances. My doctor was absolutely amazing as well as all of the staff! I really can not say enough wonderful things about the facility and the people.
June 28, 2019
She showed my ultrasound, the problem cyst, & diagramed issues & possible treatments.
June 18, 2019
*Dr. Tsai is an excellent communicator & a delightful personality.
June 6, 2019
*Dr. Tsai is the most compassionate & caring physician I have ever had. Her entire staff is the best!
May 20, 2019
I think *Dr. Tsai is a kind, caring doctor. I like her very much.
April 3, 2019
I most appreciated *Dr. Tsai's follow up and comments regarding further tests and consequences -
March 19, 2019
*Dr. Tsai's insight and medical expertise found my pancreatic cancer when other doctors might not have, enabling me to have surgery to save my life and chance to live longer. *Dr. Tsai is a 5 star dr. who truly cares about her patients.
Feb. 21, 2019
She just took a lot of time explaining the results of the MRI she made it easy for a non-medical person to understand!!
Feb. 14, 2019
*Dr. Tsai and staff made me feel like I was the most important person they were dealing with that day.
Feb. 5, 2019
My answer speak for itself.