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Dr. Chuan

Dr. Chuan

Dr. Sandy S. Chuan - Extended Curriculum Vitae


Biography
Education
Licensure & Board Certifications
Professional Societies
Research
Publications
Abstracts
Awards and Honors
Languages


Personal Information

Name: Sandy S. Chuan

Office Address:
San Diego Fertility Center
11515 El Camino Real, Suite 100
San Diego, CA  92130

Office Telephone: (858) 794-6363

Office FAX: (858) 794-6360


Education

Undergraduate: University of California; Irvine, CA

Degree: Bachelor of Science; Biological Sciences, Bachelor of Arts; Comparative Literature

Medical Education: University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine; Los Angeles, CA

Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center; Loma Linda, CA

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fellowship: University of California San Diego; San Diego, CA

Specialty: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility


Liscensure & Boards

California Medical License

Board Certified: Obstetrics and Gynecology; 2012


Professional Societies

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Society of Reproductive Medicine

Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility


Research

Jan 2011 to Present
University of California, San Diego, CA
The role of hyperglycosylated HCG in early pregnancy outcome in assisted reproduction.

Jul 2009 to Present
University of California, San Diego, CA
Exploring the mechanisms of androgen production in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Sep 2007 to Jun 2009
University of California, San Diego, CA
Explored the pathogenesis of polycystic ovarian syndrome; including pattern and variations in follicular development and the relationship to inflammation.

2007
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
Enhanced Diagnostic Testing of Sperm Maturation In Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Cases

Jun 2006- Jun 2007
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
Investigated differences in resident performance, in the management of shoulder dystocia, when teaching with simulation vs. traditional format.

Jul 2002
UCLA Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
Investigated the impact of preconception, prenatal and intrapartum interventions on birth outcome

Jun 2000-Aug 2000
Los Angeles, CA Medical Student Researcher
Explored the effects of in-utero and postnatal exposure to maternal diabetes on insulin responsive tissues of the offspring. Utilized advanced laboratory protocol to quantify the cellular changes in translocation of insulin sensitive glucose transporter (GLUT 4), in response to rodent maternal diabetes. Presented abstract and poster at STTP Research Fair

Jul 1997-Apr 1998
Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, CA
Responsible for the organization and execution of experiments regarding the effects of telomere irradiation on mitosis and cellular apoptosis.

Jan 1996 -Jun 1997
UC Irvine Developmental Biology Program, Irvine, CA
Studied telomere replacement mechanisms and the relationship between telomere function and aging, in Drosophila melanogaster and Anopheles gambiae


Publications

Chuan SS, Chang RJ Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Acne. Skin Therapy Letter 2010 Nov-Dec: 15(10): 1-4

Park AS, Lawson MA, Chuan SS, Oberfield SE, Hoeger KM, Witchel SF and Chang RJ Serum Anti-Mullerian Hormone Concentrations are Elevated in Oligomenorrheic Girls without Evidence of Hyperandrogenism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Apr;95(4):1786-92.

Park AS, Brown M, Rosencrantz M, Shayya R, Chuan S, Chang RJ Serum AMH levels correlate with antral follicle count in PCOS adolescents Fertility and Sterility 2009 Sep; 92(3)supplement:s99

Wong A, Chuan SS, Patton WC, Jacobson JD, Corselli J and Chan P Addition of eosin to the aniline blue assay to enhance detection of immature sperm histones Fertility and Sterility 2008 Nov;90(5):1999-2002

Biessmann H, Walters M, Le D, Chuan S, and Yao J Moose, a novel family of LTR- retrotransposons in the mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Insect Molecular Biology. 1999: vol. 8 no.2; 201-212.

Lu MC, Chuan S, Tache V, Shaw J, Katzburg J, Alexander G, Kotelchuck M. A Research Agenda on Obstetric and Perinatal Health Services. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2002. Submitted whitepaper under contract from the National Children's Study.

Book Chapter: Urogynecology & Female Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, McGraw-Hill 2006 Section 11: Medicines Used in Urogynecology


Abstracts

2011 ASRM Increased theca cell androgen response to HCG stimulation with FSH administration in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

2011 Endocrine Society Altered granulose cell function I n women with PCOS in response to hCG.

2009 ASRM Serum AMH levels correlate with antral follicle count in PCOS adolescents.

2007 ASRM Enhanced Diagnostic Testing of Sperm Maturation In Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Cases With Aniline Blue Eosin (ABE Assay).

2000 UCLA Short Term Training Program Research Forum The effects of in-utero and postnatal exposure to maternal diabetes on insulin responsive tissues of the offspring.


Awards and Honors

Outstanding Senior Resident Physician Award, Loma Linda University Medical Center, 2007

Berlex Best Teaching Resident, Loma Linda University Medical Center, 2005

Letter of Distinction in Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2002

Daniel Ko Memorial Scholarship, Asian American Physician Association, 2001


Languages

Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese

 

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