DAVID SHU-AN CHOU, MD, FACS
PACIFIC
UROLOGY, INC
Laparoscopic and
Robotic Surgery
1029
KAPAHULU
AVE, STE 306
HONOLULU,
HI 96816
Tel:
808-218-7858
admin@pacificuro.com
CURRENT POSITION  Private practice in Honolulu,
Hawaii
FELLOWSHIP
July 2003 – July 2004        Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Education, Prostate cancer and Robotic prostatectomy
                                            University of California Irvine Medical Center – Orange, CA
RESIDENCY
July 1999-June 2003          
Urology
The George
Washington
University Medical
Center –
Washington, DC
July 1997-June 1999          General Surgery.
The George
Washington
University Medical
Center –
Washington, DC
EDUCATION
Sept 1993-June 1997          Doctor of Medicine - Tufts University School of Medicine – Boston, MA
Sept 1989-May 1993         Bachelor of Science in Biology with distinction - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
CERTIFICATION
Fellow, American College of Surgeons – October, 2007
American Board of Urology Board Certified – February, 2006
Intuitive Surgical da Vinci Surgical System – August 14,
2003
AWARDS
Comparison of results of virtual reality simulator and training model for basic ureteroscopy training.
                            Best Urology Scientific Paper.  14th International Congress and Endo Expo 2005 – San Diego, CA
                            Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.  September , 2005.
Effect of training on surgical skills among urologists participating in a dedicated laparoscopy training program Outstanding clinical case study research abstract
                            Urology
residents and fellows
forum of excellence –
San Francisco, CA.  
May 2004
PRESENTATIONS
August 2007         Robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy- past, present, and future
                            Charles Judd Memorial Lecture, American College of Surgeons Hawaii Chapter summer meeting
June 2007             Oops, I cut the ureter… urologic emergencies
Queens Medical
Center Surgery
Conference,
Honolulu, HI
May 2007             
Urologic challenges in
the pregnant patient
                            Queens
Medical Center
Obstetrics and
Gynecology
Conference, Honolulu,
HI
January 2007       Drugs, laser, microwave, or robotic surgery:  Acme guide to troubleshooting the prostate
                            Queens Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds, Honolulu, HI
June 2006             Robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
                            UCSF Innovations in Medical and Surgical Care Conference, Honolulu, HI
April 2005             Surgical management of adrenal diseases
                            Queens Medical Center Surgical Grand Rounds, Honolulu, HI
October 2004       Urology:  Now and the future
                            Queens Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds.  Honolulu, HI
May 2004             Robot assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy video
                            AUA annual meeting – San Francisco, CA
May 2004             Trans- mesenteric robot assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty video
                            13th annual congress International Pediatric Endosurgery Group – Maui, HI
December 2003   Urologic Complications in the pregnant patient
                            
Urology grand
rounds – UCI
Medical Center
August 2003         Complications of laparoscopic surgery and their management
                            Basic laparoscopy course for urology residents – UCI Medical Center
PROFESSIONAL
ASSOCIATIONS
American
Urologic Society
American College of Surgeons
MEDICAL LICENSES:  
California, Hawaii.
BOOK
CHAPTER
:
Chou DS, McDougall, EM.
Endoscopic Imaging and
instrumentation. In
Nakada SY, Pearl MS,
ed. Advanced
Endourology: The
Complete Clinical Guide.
Towata, NY: Humana
Press, 2006, 3-18.
PUBLICATIONS:
Kim IY, Eichel L,
Edwards R, Corica
FA, Uribe C,
Chou
DS
, Abdelshehid C,
Ahlering M, White S,
Woo E, McDougall
E, Clayman RV.
Effects of commonly
used hemostatic
agents on procine
collecting system. J
Endourol. 2007 Jun;
21(6):652-4
Boker JR, Chou DS, White
SM, Abdelshehid CS, Stoliar
G, Sala LG, Shanberg AM,
Clayman RV, McDougall
EM.
 Short term impact of a
laparoscopic “Mini-
Residency” experience on
postgraduate urologists’
practice patterns.  J
Am Coll
Surg. 2006 Nov;203(5):692-
8.
McDougall EM, Croica FA, Chou DS, Abdelshehid CS, Uribe CA, Soliar G, Sala LG, Khonsari SS, Eichel L, Boker JR,
Ahlering TE, Clayman RV.
Short-term impact of a robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy “Mini-Residency” experience on postgraduate urologists’ practice patterns.
Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg 2006 April:2(1):70-74
Chou, DS, Abdelshehid, CS, Clay RV, McDougall, EM. Comparison of results of virtual- reality and training model for basic ureteroscopy training. J Endourol. 2006
April;20:266-71.
McDougall EM, Corica FA, Chou DS, Uribe CA, Abdelshehid CS, Boker JR, Khonsari SS, Eichel L, Lee D, Finley DS, Hogg D, Cadeddu JA, Pearle MS, Clayman RV.  
Comparison of Basic Elements of Human Performance scores between urologists with various extents of experience.  J Endourol. 2006 Mar;20(3):209-14.
Finley DS, Petersen J,
Abdelshehid C,
Ahlering M,
Chou D,
Borin J, Eichel L,
McDougall E, Clayman
RV.  Effect of
Holmium:YAG laser
pulse width on
lithotripsy retropulsion
in vitro. J Endourol.
2005
Oct;19(8):1041-4.
Abdelshehid C, Ahlering MT, Chou D, Park HK, Basillote J, Lee D, Kim I,
Eichel L, Protsenko D, Wong B, McDougall E, Clayman RV.
 Comparison of flexible
ureteroscopes: deflection, irrigant flow and optical characteristics.
J Urol. 2005 Jun;173(6):2017-21.
Ahlering TE, Eichel L,
Chou D, Skarecky DW.  
Feasibility study for robotic
radical prostatectomy
cautery-free neurovascular
bundle preservation.
Urology. 2005
May;65(5):994-7.
Chou DS, Abdelshehid
CS, Uribe CA, Khonsari
SS, Eichel L, Boker JR,
Shanberg AM, Ahlering
TE, Clayman RV,
McDougall EM.  Initial
impact of a dedicated
postgraduate laparoscopic
mini-residency on clinical
practice patterns.  J
Endourol. 2005
Apr;19(3):360-5.
Chou DS, Lee DI, Hovey RM, Uribe C, McDougall EM. Robot assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy. Journal of Urology 171(4):250, 2004. Presented at the American Urological
Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.
Chou DS, Andrawis R,
Soofer S, Sidawy MK,
Rhee J, Manyak MJ.
 Benign
intratesticular tumor.
J Urol. 2004 Apr;171(4):1624.
Patierno SR,
Manyak MJ,
Fernandez PM,
Baker A,
Weeraratna AT,
Chou DS, Szlyk G,
Geib KS, Walsh C,
Patteras J.  
Uteroglobin: a
potential novel
tumor suppressor
and molecular
therapeutic for
prostate cancer.
Clin Prostate Cancer.
2002 Sep;1(2):118-24.
Chou DS, Manyak MJ.  
The enigma of
prostatitis. Recent
advances in classification
and management.
Adv Nurse Pract.
2001 Nov;9(11):63-4,
69-70, 73.
PERSONAL
Birth place            Chia- Yi, Taiwan
Languages            Fluent in English, Taiwanese, and Mandarin Chinese.