ANN ARBOR, MI – 9 May, 2017 – Dr. Theodore Suh was the initial Medical Director for Huron Valley PACE, and is the incoming Medical Director for Turner Geriatrics Clinic at the University of Michigan East Ann Arbor Medical Campus. He has also been active with the National PACE Association’s Primary Care and Conference Planning Committees over the past 3 years. Dr. Suh was selected as Top Medical Director of the Year for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). for his outstanding leadership and commitment to Geriatric Medicine.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.
With having over 18 years of professional experience in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, Dr. Suh has certainly proven himself as an extraordinary professional, and expert in the field. Dr. Suh is a dynamic, results-driven leader who has demonstrated success not only as a faculty member at both the University of Michigan and the VA Ann Arbor GRECC, but he has also been a successful Medical Director for Huron Valley PACE. In addition, Dr. Suh as served as Medical Director for the Acute Care of the Elderly Unit at Christus Santa Rosa Health System in San Antonio, TX, and Medical Director of the Geriatric Assessment Program at Euclid Hospital, part of the Cleveland Clinic Health System in Ohio.
Dr. Suh specializes in geriatric and functional assessment, falls, osteoporosis, cancer and medication use in older adults, use of electronic medical records in improving patient care, and sleep disorders in elderly patients. After earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemical Sciences with Honors from Harvard, Dr. Suh received his M.D. and Ph.D in Developmental Biology from the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. In 2004 Dr. Suh received his Master of Health Science degree from Duke University School of Medicine as a Geriatric Fellow, where he participated in the Clinical Research Training Program. He completed his internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic and fellowship training in geriatric medicine at Duke University and Durham VA Medical Center. He has been board-certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.
Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Suh has been recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. His work has been published in the American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacology, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the Journal of American Medical Directors Association and the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. In 2016 he was selected as Outstanding Professional of the Year by the Worldwide Association of Notable Alumni. For 2017 he was named “Top Medical Director of the Year” by the International Association of Top Professionals and named “Top Doctor in Ann Arbor” which is an award to honor healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.
Stephanie Cirami, Vice President of IAOTP states, “Choosing Dr. Suh for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make. Dr. Suh has tremendous foresight, extensive knowledge, and brilliance for what he does. We are truly honored to have him as our Top Medical Director of the Year and we know we will be seeing more great things from this man!”
Looking back, Dr. Suh attributes his success to his parents, his passion for teaching trainees, and desire for helping his patients and their families. He says his work is very gratifying and hopes that others will consider a career in geriatrics. When not working, he enjoys traveling, nature, hiking and spending time with his family. For the future, he looks forward to teaching trainees about medical directorship and the clinical care of older adults, while providing excellent medical care for his patients and their families.
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