Surgery Websites
LiverSource »  Faculty »  Pediatric Hepatology »  Sue J. Rhee, M.D.
Sue J. Rhee, M.D.

Sue J. Rhee, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
Medical Director, Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Program
Co-Director, Pediatric Pancreas Program
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

Open Popup

Albany Medical College 1998

  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Pediatrics 2002
  • Harvard Medical School, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2005
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology  Subspecialty
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Subspecialty
  • Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Program
  • Liver Transplant Program
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Program
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Failure
  • Intestinal Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Chronic use of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) with focus on prevention of TPN associated liver disease
  • Liver transplantation
  • Pediatric intestinal failure

Dr. Sue Rhee is the clinical director of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition who specializes in pediatric gastroenterology, intestinal failure, liver disease and the transplantation of the intestines and liver. She is also the medical director of the Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, a program that provides nutritional, medical and surgical support for infants and children with intestinal failure.

She completed fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Harvard Medical School, where she conducted research on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of age-specific differences in intestinal immune response. She is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric gastroenterology and pediatric transplant hepatology.

Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award
UCSF
2015
UCSF Medical Center Exceptional Physician Award
UCSF
2015

 At UCSF, Dr. Rhee's research interests focus on pediatric intestinal failure, liver transplantation and chronic use of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) with focus on prevention of TPN associated liver disease.

Data provided by UCSF Profiles, powered by CTSI
MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 30
Data provided by UCSF Profiles, powered by CTSI
  1. Koethe Y, Lokken RP, Lehrman ED, Kerlan RK, Roberts JP, Rhee SJ, Kohi MP, Kolli KP. Overdilation of a 6-mm Self-Expanding Stent with a 10-mm Balloon-Expandable Stent Graft Preserves Failing Meso-Rex Bypass. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2020 03; 31(3):521-523. View in PubMed
  2. Perito ER, Palermo TM, Pohl JF, Mascarenhas M, Abu-El-Haija M, Barth B, Bellin MD, Fishman DS, Freedman S, Gariepy C, Giefer M, Gonska T, Heyman MB, Himes RW, Husain SZ, Lin T, Liu Q, Maqbool A, McFerron B, Morinville VD, Nathan JD, Ooi CY, Rhee S, Schwarzenberg SJ, Shah U, Troendle DM, Werlin S, Wilschanski M, Zheng Y, Zimmerman MB, Lowe M, Uc A. Factors Associated With Frequent Opioid Use in Children With Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 01; 70(1):106-114. View in PubMed
  3. Swenson SM, Roberts JP, Rhee S, Perito ER. Impact of the Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease (PELD) growth failure thresholds on mortality among pediatric liver transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2019 12; 19(12):3308-3318. View in PubMed
  4. Uc A, Perito ER, Pohl JF, Shah U, Abu-El-Haija M, Barth B, Bellin MD, Ellery KM, Fishman DS, Gariepy CE, Giefer MJ, Gonska T, Heyman MB, Himes RW, Husain SZ, Maqbool A, Mascarenhas MR, McFerron BA, Morinville VD, Lin TK, Liu QY, Nathan JD, Rhee SJ, Ooi CY, Sellers ZM, Schwarzenberg SJ, Serrano J, Troendle DM, Werlin SL, Wilschanski M, Zheng Y, Yuan Y, Lowe ME. INternational Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In Search for a CuRE Cohort Study: Design and Rationale for INSPPIRE 2 From the Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreas. 2018 Nov/Dec; 47(10):1222-1228. View in PubMed
  5. Uc A, Zimmerman MB, Wilschanski M, Werlin SL, Troendle D, Shah U, Schwarzenberg SJ, Rhee S, Pohl JF, Perito ER, Palermo JJ, Ooi CY, Liu Q, Lin TK, Morinville VD, McFerron BA, Husain SZ, Himes R, Heyman MB, Gonska T, Giefer MJ, Gariepy CE, Freedman SD, Fishman DS, Bellin MD, Barth B, Abu-El-Haija M, Lowe ME. Impact of Obesity on Pediatric Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis. Pancreas. 2018 09; 47(8):967-973. View in PubMed
  6. View All Publications
  • Lorelei Batty

    A Complex Procedure for Life-Threatening Pancreatitis

    A Complex Procedure for Life-Threatening Pancreatitis One morning in December 2014, Lorelei Batty woke up screaming in pain and sick to her stomach. Emergency room doctors in her hometown of Santa Maria, Calif., thought the 3-year-old had the flu and sent her home. But Lorelei didn't improve over the next week and a half, and a far more serious diagnosis soon came in: pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas that's rare in children and can be difficult to treat. After spending most of the next nine months in seven different hospitals with deteriorating health, Lorelei finally[...]
    Story Categories: Chronic PancreatitisIslet Autotransplantation for Chronic Pancreatitis

 

Site Directory
    X