Lawrence Sue, MD, FACS

Fresno Surgery
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Lawrence Sue, M.D., FACS
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
Specialty: General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery

Lawrence Sue, MD, FACS, is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery at the University of California San Francisco Fresno, UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research.

Dr. Sue received his bachelors degree in Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and his medical degree at the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Sue not only completed his General Surgery Internship and Residency Program at UCSF Fresno but he went on to complete both his Surgical Critical Care Fellowship and Trauma Surgery Fellowship at UCSF Fresno as well.

Dr. Sue has been a core faculty member in the Department of Surgery since 2007. His clinical and didactic teaching involve medical students, residents and fellows in Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery. Dr. Sue’s mentoring activities include, operating, rounding, and evaluating throughout the academic year and encouraging improvement in medical students, residents and fellows technical skills as well as encouraging involvement in research. Dr. Sue’s focus includes; general surgery, trauma, surgical critical care, medical education, trauma prevention, laparoscopy, tactical medicine and prehospital trauma care.

Dr. Sue is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and serves as a member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and the Fresno Madera Medical Society/California Medical Society.


Does autotransfusion from a contaminated trauma laparotomy field increase the risk of complications?

American journal of surgery

Lilienstein JT, Davis JW, Kochubey M, Garcia L, Kaups KL, Sue LP, Dirks RC

Mortality in hypotensive trauma patients requiring laparotomy is related to degree of hypotension and provides evidence for focused interventions.

Trauma surgery & acute care open

Davis JW, Dirks RC, Jeffcoach DR, Kaups KL, Sue LP, Lilienstein JT, Wolfe MM, Kwok AM

Admission base deficit is superior to lactate in identifying shock and resuscitative needs in trauma patients.

American journal of surgery

Davis JW, Sue LP, Dirks RC, Kaups KL, Kwok AM, Wolfe MM, Lilienstein JT, Bilello JF

Gastrobronchial Fistula after Robotic Repair of Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia.

Case reports in surgery

Tung JT, Lucero LM, Davis JW, Sue LP

Intercostal Nerve Block with Liposomal Bupivacaine vs Epidural Analgesia for the Treatment of Traumatic Rib Fracture.

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Sheets NW, Davis JW, Dirks RC, Pang AW, Kwok AM, Wolfe MM, Sue LP

Prospective evaluation of admission cortisol in trauma.

Trauma surgery & acute care open

Kwok AM, Davis JW, Dirks RC, Sue LP, Wolfe MM, Kaups K

Changes in splenic capsule with aging; beliefs and reality.

American journal of surgery

Higginson SM, Sheets NW, Sue LP, Wolfe MM, Kwok AM, Dirks RC, Doggett RS, Gopal VC, Davis JW

The impact of obesity on severity of solid organ injury in the adult population at a Level I trauma center.

Trauma surgery & acute care open

Chen AK, Jeffcoach D, Stivers JC, McCullough KA, Dirks RC, Boehnke RJ, Sue L, Kwok AM, Wolfe MM, Davis JW

A predictive grading scale for acute cholecystitis.

Trauma surgery & acute care open

Siada S, Jeffcoach D, Dirks RC, Wolfe MM, Kwok AM, Sue LP, Davis JW

Attempting to validate the overtriage/undertriage matrix at a Level I trauma center.

The journal of trauma and acute care surgery

Davis JW, Dirks RC, Sue LP, Kaups KL

Attempting to validate the over/under triage matrix at a level I trauma center.

The journal of trauma and acute care surgery

Davis JW, Dirks RC, Sue LP, Kaups KL

Myths and Misinformation About Gunshot Wounds may Adversely Affect Proper Treatment.

World journal of surgery

Hafertepen SC, Davis JW, Townsend RN, Sue LP, Kaups KL, Cagle KM

An acute care surgery fellowship benefits a general surgical residency.

The journal of trauma and acute care surgery

Dinan KA, Davis JW, Wolfe MM, Sue LP, Cagle KM

Isolated free fluid on abdominal computed tomography in blunt trauma: watch and wait or operate?

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Gonser-Hafertepen LN, Davis JW, Bilello JF, Ballow SL, Sue LP, Cagle KM, Venugopal C, Hafertepen SC, Kaups KL

Post-extubation dysphagia in trauma patients: it's hard to swallow.

American journal of surgery

Kwok AM, Davis JW, Cagle KM, Sue LP, Kaups KL

Percutaneous tracheostomy: to bronch or not to bronch--that is the question.

The Journal of trauma

Jackson LS, Davis JW, Kaups KL, Sue LP, Wolfe MM, Bilello JF, Lemaster D

Prehospital hypotension in blunt trauma: identifying the "crump factor".

The Journal of trauma

Bilello JF, Davis JW, Lemaster D, Townsend RN, Parks SN, Sue LP, Kaups KL, Groom T, Egbalieh B

Cervical spinal cord injury and the need for cardiovascular intervention.

Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)

Bilello JF, Davis JW, Cunningham MA, Groom TF, Lemaster D, Sue LP

Pediatric restraint use in motor vehicle collisions: reduction of deaths without contribution to injury.

Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)

Tyroch AH, Kaups KL, Sue LP, O'Donnell-Nicol S