Robert D. Suh, MD

Robert Daniel Suh, MD

Health Sciences Clinical Professor and Director of Residency Program, Department of Radiological Sciences
Member, JCCC Community




Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology

Institutional Affiliation

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica



Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, 1995 - 1996
Thoracic Imaging, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996 - 1997


Internal Medicine, UC Irvine Medical Center, 1990 - 1991


MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1990


Diagnostic Radiology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, 1991 - 1995

Board Certification

Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1995

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Ascites, Cryoablation of Lung Tumor, Lung Biopsy, Lung Cancer, Microwave Ablation of Lung Tumor, Paracentesis, Pleural Effusion, RF Ablation of Lung Tumor, Thoracentesis

Scientific Interests

Dr. Robert Suh's research interests primarily center on thermal ablation technologies in the treatment of pulmonary malignancies. His collaborative efforts occur with his colleagues within the Thoracic Imaging Research Core in diffuse lung disease, pulmonary nodule characterization and biopsy technology with corresponding subspecialty colleagues in lung carcinoma.

Highlighted Publications

Al-Hakim RA, Abtin FG, Genshaft SJ, Kutay E, Suh RD. Defining New Metrics in Microwave Ablation of Pulmonary Tumors: Ablation Work and Ablation Resistance Score. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 Sep;27(9):1380-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2016.05.026.

Iyengar P, Lau S, Donington JS, Suh RD. Local Therapy for Limited Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: What Are the Options and Is There a Benefit? Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2016;35:e460-7. doi: 10.14694/EDBK_158734.

Gutierrez A, Suh R, Abtin F, Genshaft S, Brown K. Lung cancer screening. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2013 Jun;30(2):114-20. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1342951.