Sung Cho, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board-certified surgeon who practices at Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue, Washington. Dr. Cho is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons with subspecialty expertise in liver, pancreas and bile duct surgeries. He has safely performed more than 200 complex hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeries during his training and practice so far. He is also experienced in minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat disorders of other organs such as the spleen, stomach, adrenal gland as well as the colon and rectum. Dr. Cho believes in treating every patient like his own family member with particular emphasis on practicing evidence-based medicine and maintaining compassionate and honest dialogues with the patient.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Liver resection or ablation for liver tumors
  • Minimally invasive technique to treat symptomatic liver cysts
  • Pancreatic resections including Whipple procedure and distal pancreatectomy
  • Management of acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Minimally invasive gallbladder surgery
  • Minimally invasive stomach surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery for splenic disorders
  • Minimally invasive surgery for adrenal gland tumors
  • Minimally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer or diverticular disease
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Long term IV access surgery
  • Skin tumor excision
  • Groin hernia surgery
  • Umbilical hernia surgery
  • Incisional hernia surgery

EXPERIENCE

  • Attending surgeon at Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Bellevue, WA
  • Assistant professor of surgery at West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, WV

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • Fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery: Providence Cancer Center, Portland, OR
  • General Surgery Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA
  • Graduate School (Master’s degree): Oxford University, UK
  • Medical School: University of London, UK

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Surgery

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons
  • Member of Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association