About The Doctor

Dr. Stacey Su

Thoracic Surgeon , Attending Surgeon, Thoracic Surgery

Stacey Su, M.D., first joined up with the Fox Chase Cancer Center back in 2011. She joined this hospital in hopes of expanding her reach for thoracic surgery, and she hoped it would open the doors to some of the latest and most advanced research and technology. As a doctor, Dr. Su has always believed in the multidisciplinary approach to treatment. This is where you meet up with a variety of specialists to discuss a treatment plan for patients.

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Dr. Su’s Career

Dr. Stacey Su’s career is one of growth and success. She first left her position as staff surgeon at the University of Pennsylvania with the intention of accepting a dual role as the director of thoracic surgical oncology for Delaware County Memorial Hospital while still practicing at the Fox Chase Hospital. This dual role was possible thanks to the Fox Chase Partners Program. It allows her to oversee the care of many more patients.

Message of Hope

Dr. Stacey Su asserts that a good doctor is a good communicator.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Stacey Su earned her medical degree from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery residency and her thoracic surgery fellowship at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. During her time at Brigham, she became passionate about treating mesothelioma, a rare disease that arises due to long-term exposure to asbestos.

Who She Treats

Dr. Su treats patients with mesothelioma, lung cancer, and esophageal cancer. In addition, she also treats patients who have non-malignant diseases. She cares for her patients during their most vulnerable moments, helping them understand their disease and how to effectively treat it.

Communication is Key

Dr. Su asserts that a good doctor is a good communicator. She strives to practice clear, calm, and compassionate communication with her patients and their families to provide them with the best care.

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