Susan Shi, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist


Dr. Shi completed her residency training at the Baylor College of Medicine in 2007 and joined the provisional staff at The Methodist Hospital that same year. She earned numerous awards during her residency training including teaching awards and the Best Resident Award for each of the four years.

Description of Research

Dr. Shi´s research focuses on studies in obstetrics and gynecology that promote women´s healthcare and the delivery of healthy infants.

Areas Of Expertise

Obstetrics Gynecology

Delayed presentation of uterine rupture postpartum
Narasimhulu, DM & Shi, S 2015, American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, vol 212, no. 5. DOI:

Differential regulation of MAP kinase signaling by pro- and antioxidant biothiols
Suzuki, YJ, Shi, SS, Day, RM & Blumberg, JB 2000, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol 899, pp. 159-167.

Homocysteine exerts cell type-specific inhibition of AP-1 transcription factor
Suzuki, YJ, Lorenzi, MV, Shi, SS, Day, RM & Blumberg, JB 2000, Free Radical Biology and Medicine, vol 28, no. 1, pp. 39-45. DOI:

Modulation of Angiotensin II Signaling for GATA4 Activation by Homocysteine
Suzuki, YJ, Shi, SS & Blumberg, JB 1999, Antioxidants and Redox Signaling, vol 1, no. 2, pp. 233-238.

Regulation of GATA-4 and AP-1 in transgenic mice overexpressing cardiac calsequestrin
Suzuki, YJ, Ikeda, T, Shi, SS, Kitta, K, Kobayashi, YM, Morad, M, Jones, LR & Blumberg, JB 1999, Cell Calcium, vol 25, no. 6, pp. 401-407. DOI:

Homocysteine and a-Lipoic Acid Regulate p44/42 MAP Kinase Phosphorylation in NIH/3T3 Cells
Shi, SS, Day, RM, Halpner, AD, Blumberg, JB & Suzuki, YJ 1999, Antioxidants and Redox Signaling, vol 1, no. 1, pp. 123-128.

Homocysteine and other biothiols activate serum response factor
Suzuki, YJ, Shi, SS, Day, RM, Chedid, M & Blumberg, JB 1998, FASEB Journal, vol 12, no. 8.

Lipoic acid-mediated signal transduction
Shi, SS, Day, RM, Chedid, M, Blumberg, JB & Suzuki, YJ 1998, FASEB Journal, vol 12, no. 5.