Li-Ming Su, MD

David A. Cofrin Professor of Urologic Oncology
Chairman, Department of Urology



Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology
Engineering Research Center
Whiting School of Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland 21218


Education:

  • Medical School: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
  • Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery, Urologic Oncology

Postdoctoral Training:

  • Fellowship in Robotics, Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, Brady Urological Institute, Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2000-2001)
  • Residency in Urologic Surgery, James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, New York, NY (1996-2000)
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY (1996-2000)
  • Internship and Residency in General Surgery, Department of General Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, New York, NY (1994-1996)

Present Hospital Affiliations:

  • UF Health Shands
    Department of Urology
    University of Florida
    College of Medicine
    1600 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, Florida 32610
  • Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
    1601 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, Fl 32608

Prior Hospital Affiliations:

  • Associate Professor of Urology and Director of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2006 – 2008)
  • Associate Professor of Urology, Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2005 – 2006)
  • Assistant Professor of Urology, Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2001 – 2005)
  • Instructor of Urology, Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2000-2001)

Particular Clinical Interests and Skills:

  • Robotic (daVinci) Surgery and Laparoscopy: Nerve-sparing robotic prostatectomy, Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
  • Urologic Oncology: Prostate cancer, Kidney cancer, Testis cancer, Adrenal tumors
  • Other: Pyeloplasty, Renal cyst ablation, Kidney donation

Honors & Awards:

  • Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics, Inc. Board of Directors, 2018 – 2019
  • Shands Quality and Safety Committee, 2018-2019
  • Southeastern Section Representative to the AUA Nominating Committee, 2016 – 2018
  • UF Health “Customer Service is the Key” Award, 2015
  • Newsweek Health Top Cancer Doctors, 2015
  • First Prize, Ambrose-Reed Socioeconomic Essay Contest: Making ends meet: a cost comparison of laparoscopic and open radical retropubic prostatectomy, American Urological Association Meeting, 2004, San Francisco, CA
  • First Prize, Audio-Visual Award: Nerve-sparing during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: adhering to the high standard of open surgery, American Urological Association Meeting, 2004, San Francisco, CA
  • First Prize, Audio-Visual Award: Technique of laparoscopic sacral colpoperineopexy for the treatment of perineal body descent and pelvic prolapse, Society for Female Urology and Urodynamics Meeting, 2004, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Third Prize, Basic Science Essay Contest: Nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: effects of hemostatic energy sources on the recovery of cavernous nerve function in a canine model, American Urological Association Meeting, 2004, San Francisco, CA
  • Third Prize, Audio-Visual Award: Technique of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: the five year Johns Hopkins University experience, American Urological Association Meeting, 2001, Anaheim, CA
  • Pfizer Scholar in Urology Grant Recipient, 2001
  • Papanicolau Fellow in Clinical Anatomy, Cornell University Medical College, 1993

Professional Memberships:

  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • Endourological Society
  • Endourological Society Awards Committee
  • Society of Urology and Engineering
  • Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons