Suehun Ho, MD
Assistant Professor

Suehun G. Ho, MD received her medical doctorate from Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2001. She completed the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2005 and served as the program's chief resident. She was also awarded the Best PGY III Resident Presentation Award as well as the Kathy Kielb Memorial Lecture Award. She completed her Pain Management Fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2006. Dr. Ho continued as an attending physician at the University of Michigan Health System while serving as a clinical instructor at the university’s medical school. She comes to Pittsburgh via an attending physician position with SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.

Dr. Ho’s has been the principal investigator or co-investigator on several clinical research studies investigating the various biologic and pharmacological treatment for pain. Her medical practice focuses on non-operative spine care which includes interventional spine procedures, peripheral injections, medication management, coordination of therapies, and electrodiagnosis.


Specialized Areas of Interest
Interventional spine procedures, MSK/Sports medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine

Board Certifications
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Medicine
Sports Medicine

Professional Organization Membership
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
International Rehabilitation Forum
American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Association of Academic Physiatrists
International spine Intervention Society

Education & Training
BS, Combined Sciences, Youngstown State University, 1997
MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University, 2001
PM&R Residency, University of Michigan, Chief Resident, 2005
Pain Management Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2006

Selected Publications
Smuck M, Fuller BJ, Chiodo A, Benny B, Singaracharlu B, Tong H, Ho S. Accuracy of Intermittent Fluoroscopy to Detect Intravascular Injection During Transforaminal Epidural Injections. Spine. 2008 Apr 1;33(7):E205-10.

Richardson JK, Ho S, Wolf J, Spiegelberg TS. The Nature of the Relationship Between Smoking and Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow. Am J Phys Med Rehab. 2009 Sept;88(9): 711-718.

Cheng I, Ho S, Kennedy DJ. Point/Counterpoint: Electrodiagnostic Testing Before Surgery for Spinal Stenosis. PM&R. 2014 Oct:6(10):945-950.

Drakeley M, Ho SG, Helm ER, Levin J, Rosenquist RW. Spinal Cord Stimulation for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Current PMR Reports. In print.