Quyen Chu, MD, MBA, FACS

  Charles Knight Professor in Surgery
  Professor of Surgery
  Chief, Surgical Oncology
  Director, Surface Malignancies Program
  Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

Dr. Quyen Chu is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at LSU Health Shreveport. He received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, RI.  He did his internship in General Surgery at Bayside Medical Center, Springfield, MA, and his residency in General Surgery at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston, MA.  He was a research fellow for the Department of Surgery at Brown University and completed his surgical training with a surgical fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Roswell Park Center Institute in Buffalo, New York.

Dr. Chu joined LSU Health Shreveport in 2002.  His clinical interests include the management of patients  with cancer of the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach,  liver, bile ducts, pancreas, colon and rectum), breast cancer,  melanoma, thyroid and parathyroid tumors, and soft tissue  tumors (retroperitoneal tumors and extremity sarcomas). He  has been instrumental in establishing two life-saving  programs: Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) program for advanced abdominal  malignancies and mammosite for breast cancer patients. He has also helped in the development of novel therapies, such as  gene therapy, to treat patients with advanced solid malignancies.