Dr. Joseph Frank Sucher MD Surgeon

Dr. Joseph Sucher is a surgeon in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and The Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Sucher accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and one of 70 at The Methodist Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Hernia, Reconstruction, Minimally invasive surgery, Critical care, Abdominal wall hernias and reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery, surgical critical care

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2004 - 2006

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Internship, General Surgery, 1995 - 1996

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Class of 1995

U Texas HSC
Residency, General Surgery, 2004

University of Missouri - Columbia
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1986 - 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 8 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 8 years in Surgical Critical Care

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Evaluation of Ultrasound for Identification of Abdominal Wall Myofascial Components by Novice Learners.
Sucher, J. F.,Lyons, C.,Salas, N.,Sherman, V.,Dunkin, B.

Robotic telepresence: a helpful adjunct that is viewed favorably by critically ill surgical patients.
Sucher, J.F., Todd, S.R., Jones, S.L., Throckmorton, T., Turner, K.L., Moore, F.A.

Computer protocol facilitates evidence-based care of sepsis in the surgical intensive care unit.
McKinley, B.A., Moore, L.J., Sucher, J.F., Todd, S.R., Turner, K.L., Valdivia, A., Sailors, R.M., Moore, F.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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