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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
HPB and GI Cancer
Benign GI Disease
No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor’s board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Graduated in 2003
Completed in 2004
Completed in 2010
Completed in 2012
Graduated in 1996
Completed in 1999
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Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.
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Dr. Matthew Y. Suh is a board-certified surgical specialist treating diseases of the liver, pancreas and bile duct (hepato-pancreato-biliary or HPB surgeon). He is one of the first surgeons to perform the Nano Knife procedure, a cutting-edge surgery for inoperable pancreatic cancer, in the state of New Jersey. He performs liver resections and pancreas surgery, including the Whipple procedure.
Dr. Suh also treats patients with other abdominal cancer, including stomach, intestine, colon and rectal cancer. He routinely performs laparoscopic colon and rectal surgeries. He is also an expert general surgeon, performing complex re-operative surgeries on patients who have undergone multiple abdominal surgeries.
Dr. Suh is a graduate of Harvard University and SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. He trained in General Surgery at Harvard Medical School (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) and in Transplant and HPB Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center (NYC). He is a member of the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery.
"Have Hope - Don't Give Up!"
The diagnosis of cancer is a devastating news to patients. Even so, Dr. Suh always reminds his patients to never lose hope.
With the current advancement in cancer therapy, some stage 4 cancer patients are being cured nowadays -- something that wasn't even conceivable a generation ago. Patients with stage 4 colorectal cancer patients are now finding excellent outcome with combined chemotherapy and surgery to remove liver metastasis. Even when stage 4 cancer can't be cured, new chemotherapy regimens can make incurable cancer CONTROLLED, like any other chronic disease (like diabetes or high blood pressure).
Team approach to cancer care is paramount to success. In coordination with your oncologist, Dr. Suh performs expert liver, pancreas and laparoscopic colorectal surgeries.