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Dr. Byungse Suh


Byungse Suh, MD, PhD


Professor, Medicine

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Telephone:  215-707-3807

FAX: 215-707-4414

Email: bingsuh@temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases

Department of Microbiology and Immunology


Educational Background:

BS, Chung-Ang University


MA, PhD, University of Kansas


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biochemistry, University of Iowa


MD, University of Miami


Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital


Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, University of Wisconsin Hospital


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clinical Interests:


Pharmacokinetics of antimicrobial agents

Drug protein binding in disease states

In vitro determination of drug phototoxicity

Clinical trial studies of antimicrobial agents

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professional Societies:


Fellow, American College of Physicians

Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacology

Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Member, American Society for Microbiology

Member, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental


Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

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Internal medicine

Infectious diseases

Medical microbiology


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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

21917157. Laurence BR, Suh B, Culture-negative bivalvular endocarditis with myocardial destruction in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg 6:(109)2011 Sep 14

21811910. Grant M, Samuel R, Bettiker RL, Suh B, Antiretroviral therapy 2010 update: current practices and controversies. Arch Pharm Res 34:7(1045-53)2011 Jul

19081696. Suh B, Resolution of persistent Pediococcus bacteremia with daptomycin treatment: case report and review of the literature. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:1(111-5)2010 Jan

17263642. Dimitrova DI, Reichenbach NL, Yang X, Pfleiderer W, Charubala R, Gaughan JP, Suh B, Henderson EE, Suhadolnik RJ, Rogers TJ, Inhibition of HIV type 1 replication in CD4+ and CD14+ cells purified from HIV type 1-infected individuals by the 2-5A agonist immunomodulator, 2-5A(N6B). AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1(123-34)2007 Jan

16833010. Samuel R, Bettiker R, Suh B, Antiretroviral therapy 2006: pharmacology, applications, and special situations. Arch Pharm Res 29:6(431-58)2006 Jun

15762934. Sherman-Weber S, Axelrod P, Suh B, Rubin S, Beltramo D, Manacchio J, Furukawa S, Weber T, Eisen H, Samuel R, Infective endocarditis following orthotopic heart transplantation: 10 cases and a review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis 6:4(165-70)2004 Dec

15728934. Levin TP, Suh B, Axelrod P, Truant AL, Fekete T, Potential clindamycin resistance in clindamycin-susceptible, erythromycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: report of a clinical failure. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:3(1222-4)2005 Mar

15569230. Levin T, Suh B, Beltramo D, Samuel R, Aspergillus mediastinitis following orthotopic heart transplantation: case report and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis 6:3(129-31)2004 Sep

15365048. Levin TP, Baty DE, Fekete T, Truant AL, Suh B, Cladophialophora bantiana brain abscess in a solid-organ transplant recipient: case report and review of the literature. J Clin Microbiol 42:9(4374-8)2004 Sep

15104362. Osias GL, Bromer MQ, Thomas RM, Friedel D, Miller LS, Suh B, Lorber B, Parkman HP, Fisher RS, Esophageal bacteria and Barrett's esophagus: a preliminary report. Dig Dis Sci 49:2(228-36)2004 Feb

12135090. Samuel R, Bettiker RL, Suh B, AIDS related opportunistic infections, going but not gone. Arch Pharm Res 25:3(215-28)2002 Jun

11794521. Crespo A, Suh B, Helicobacter pylori infection: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and therapy. Arch Pharm Res 24:6(485-98)2001 Dec

11059817. Samuel R, Suh B, Antiretroviral therapy 2000. Arch Pharm Res 23:5(425-37)2000 Oct

10703699. Rhie S, Turcios R, Buckley H, Suh B, Clinical features and treatment of Malassezia folliculitis with fluconazole in orthotopic heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant 19:2(215-9)2000 Feb

7791428. Suh B, Lorber B, Quinolones. Med Clin North Am 79:4(869-94)1995 Jul

7628190. Suh B, Shapiro T, Jones R, Satishchandran V, Truant AL, In vitro activity of beta-lactamase inhibitors against clinical isolates of Acinetobacter species. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 21:2(111-4)1995 Feb

1289356. Wadsworth SJ, Kim KH, Satishchandran V, Axelrod P, Truant AL, Suh B, Development of new antibiotic resistance in methicillin-resistant but not methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus. J Antimicrob Chemother 30:6(821-6)1992 Dec

2551872. Carley NH, Wadsworth SJ, Starr E, Truant AL, Suh B, In-vitro susceptibility of Campylobacter pylori to quinolones. J Antimicrob Chemother 24:2(266-8)1989 Aug

3190184. Wadsworth SJ, Suh B, In vitro displacement of bilirubin by antibiotics and 2-hydroxybenzoylglycine in newborns. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 32:10(1571-5)1988 Oct

3654972. Suh B, Wadsworth SJ, Lichtenwalner DM, Demonstration of 2-hydroxybenzoylglycine as a drug binding inhibitor in newborn infants. J Clin Invest 80:4(1125-31)1987 Oct

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