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About H. Irene Su, MD

H. Irene Su, MD, MSCE, is a reproductive endocrinologist and reproductive epidemiologist dedicated to improving the reproductive health for patients throughout their cancer journey. Dr. Su's expertise includes treating infertility, reproductive aging and fertility preservation. She directs the Reproductive Survivorship program at UC San Diego Health, which offers oncofertility (i.e. a subfield that bridges oncology and reproductive research to explore and expand reproductive future options), for young people facing cancer, and other medical illnesses.

Dr. Su also provides fertility preservation, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and a range of infertility treatment options at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center - San Diego.

As a professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, she is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Su and her team have conducted extensive research and generated over 80 peer-reviewed publications on reproductive epidemiology, oncofertility, cancer survivorship, fertility preservation and ovarian aging. Their work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Cancer Society and the California Breast Cancer Research Program. Dr. Su has also presented many lectures on oncofertility care and research.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Su was an instructor at Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at University of Pennsylvania.

She completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where she also obtained a Master of Science in clinical epidemiology (MSCE). Dr. Su earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Dr. Su enjoys finding good eats, reading novels, and spending time with her family. She is fluent in Mandarin.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Cancer Fertility Preservation and Infertility.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, NY

Fellowship

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Chinese

Date Joined Staff

  • 2010-01-22

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Conditions and Treatments

  • Infertility
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted