Dr. Steven Shu, MD, MBA, is a board-certified laser surgeon who specializes in office procedures. He provides a wide range of procedural services above and beyond typical medicine and does numerous office procedures annually. Dr. Shu developed all-new protocols and standards for office procedures, thereby distinguishing himself as a specialized surgeon with a vast amount of experience in office-based procedures and surgeries.
After graduating in 1984 from the distinguished Shanghai Medical University, Dr. Shu completed his surgical residency and worked as a surgical attending physician before arriving in the United States in 1991. After completing a surgical internship at Flushing Hospital in New York, he underwent office procedure-orientated residency training at Michigan State University from 1996 to 2000. Dr. Shu obtained his Physician E-MBA from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2005.
Dr. Shu is board-certified through the American Board of Laser Surgery and is a member of the following professional organizations:
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
International Society of Cosmetogyncology
American Medical Association
American Association of Primary Care Endoscopists
Minnesota Medical Association
On top of his clinical work, Dr. Shu was an assistant professor of the Medical School at the University of Minnesota from 2007 to 2012, teaching office procedures to resident physicians weekly.
Over the last decade, Dr. Shu has consistently promoted the concept of procedure-oriented one stop care. He strongly believes in the numerous benefits of office procedures, including lower costs, conveniency, efficiency, and one stop quality care.
Outside the office, Dr. Shu dedicates his time to community activism. After forming the Minnesota Chinese Physician Association (AMCP) in 2003, he led its members and community volunteers in establishing the Minnesota Chinese Health Center (MCHC), a free clinic for disadvantaged Chinese people in the Twin Cities. He is also publisher of the Minnesota Times, the most widely circulated Chinese newspaper in Minnesota. More recently, Dr. Shu participated in numerous NSVI international mission trips to Haiti and the Phillipines as part of a global effort to control population growth in developing countries. In 2017 and 2018, he became a founding president of Medical Volunteers International (MVI) and Surgeon Volunteers, non-profit organizations that carry out medical missions in the world’s poorest countries.