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Dr. Susumu Inoue

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Flint, MI
58 years experience male

Locations

Office

Flint, MI

Address

One Hurley Plaza, Flint, MI
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00pm - 11pm
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Fax

(810) 262-6211

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Humana

United healthcare

About

Bio

I work in a small city in Michigan, Flint. I am a blood and cancer specialist for children, though I also see children with general pediatric problems. I am married, and have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. My wife is a nurse.

Specialties
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Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Addiction Medicine

Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English, Japanese

Doctor Q&A

191 Answers
35 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
It varies with cause: Most of the tonsil infections and throat infection (pharyngitis) are viral. If you are close to toddlers and day care children, then you would be expo... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Many possibilities: Rash is so common, but poison ivy or oak usually does not last that long, and thus you should look for other causes. Detailed information regarding th... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Need more info: Any other symptoms? Headach, wheezing, croupy cough, vomiting, sore throat, diarrhea, rash (if so, where on the body, what kind?, how long did it last... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
See your doctor: Your cholesterol, triglycerides, and LDL are very high!! I don't believe that diet and exercise alone would normalize these abnormalities. See your pr... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Difficult to say: How old is your daughter? Before you took her to Woolies (past several days), has she had any contacts with persons with COVID-19? Any additional sym... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
At about 2 months: A baby should recognize parents and smile usually between 1 month and 2 months old. Baby will turn toward a sound or mother's voice before then. If a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
We need more information, but can you take a picture and send it to us? otherwise, tell me, where are the bumps, the color, the size, is it bumpy to f... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Yes. There have been reports of Bell's palsy associated with COVID infection, but it is very rare. Is your anxiety over potential COVID infection? or ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
It varies.: In small children (up to 2 years old), usually gastrointestinal symptoms prevail; diarrhea, vomiting, large belly, loss of appetite, failure to gain ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Mental retardation: In the USA, PKU is one of newborn screening tests, and all affected babies are treated early before any symptoms develop. But if untreated, vomiting, ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Yes, you can. If your doctor, preferably a gastroenterologist, made a diagnosis of IBS, I believe you do. Any medications prescribed by your doctor he... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Sounds like you daughter has an upper respiratory tract infection. Croup in a 7 year old is very rare. Prednisone may have temporarily stopped her imm... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
I'm sorry I don't know what ACV is. However, if you have too many side effects with oral iron, it can be given intravenously. It may be expensive, but... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Yes. It could: I assume that you had a new diagnosis of leukemia when you were 4 year old, and it relapsed when you were 11 year old.chemotherapy you had received wh... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
No too much protein: I don't believe that a toddler eats too much protein on his own. Unless he has kidney disease, any amount of protein the child can eat is fine. I woul... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Have it repeated: The reason why you had blood count done is very important. For a 50 y/o male, a hemoglobin of 13.7 is low. I believe that the reference range for mono... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
A genetic disease: Hyperphenylalanemia (non-PKU) is a genetic inherited disease. Usually each parent has a mutation in the metabolism of amino acid, phenylalanine. Both ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
You mean mastoid?: (if you mean infection of mastoid bone (mastoiditis), it is a serious infection, and needs to be treated by a doctor immediately, because the infectio... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Get medical help: Is your arm, jaw and ear pain on the left side? The pain you are having may be due to blood clots that occurred due to PICC line. It is also possible ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
It is normal: The test called "bleeding time" is normal in patients with hemophilia. This is because stopping bleeding from a small cut does not depend on factor 8 ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Liver makes clotting: The liver makes most of the proteins that make blood clot. Thus dysfunction of the liver results in deficiency of many clotting proteins leading to bl... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Yes: Hemophilia gene is loocated on a x chromosome. Women have 2 x chromosomes. Men have one (men have a y chromosome). Therefore women who carry one hemop... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Kidney cancerw: Wilms tumor is a malignant tumor of the kidney. It most commonly occurs in toddlers and young children. It is extremely uncommon in teenagers or adult... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Inherited bleeding c: It is a heritable bleeding condition due to deficiency of one of blood clotting factors, factor ix(nine). Usually occurs only in men or boys. The seve... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Not deffinitive: I suppose the radiologist saw an area of questionable inflammation superimposed on the heart image. It may not mean anything clinically, or it may be ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Yes, if it is on ear: It would be safe to use Vicks on your earlobe, but i would not recommend using it inside the ear canal.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Weigh the baby: If your baby is gaining weight (about 1 oz/day), that is evidence that the baby is getting adequate amount of nutrition. Does your baby wet diaper sev... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
How is your immunity: Immune cells are the white blood cells (WBC) in the blood. There are different types of wbcs that fight infections or respond to immunizations in dif... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Factor IX concentrat: Christmas disease or hemophilia b is a congenital bleeding disorder due to deficiency of a clotting factor, factor ix (9). Highly purified factor ix c... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Yes, you can: As you know, risk of bleeding is different depending on the severity of hemophilia. But even if you have severe hemophilia, i think you can drive a tr... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
She has thrush: Most likely your baby has yeast infection of the moth called thrush. It may be sore, and that is the reason why she does not want to suck a bottle bec... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Use Ibuprofen: If paracetamol was helping your low back pain, Ibuprofen or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines will help. Also consider warm compression o... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
You cannot: There are no medications that would permanently change the skin color. If there is someone who says otherwise, don't listen. I think you should be hap... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Thyroid and parotid: Goiter is a swelling of the thyroid gland, and mumps is an infection of parotid gland by mumps virus. Goiter is the one you see at the midline of the ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Treat dehydration: I think you mean "nora virus". Nora virus causes epidemic of gastroenteritis (stomach flu) with vomiting and diarrhea. A 5 month old infant is very vu... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
No: Zantac (ranitidine) does not cause high ferritin. I assume that your son has been on zantac (ranitidine) for gerd. Gerd does not cause high ferritin e... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
See your doctor: Your lymph node enlargement suggest a number of things including virus infection such as "mono", or other virus, a skin condition to which lyph glands... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
I assume it's OK: I don't believe that much research has been done about the effects of garlic or turmeric, but I have not found any evidence that they are particularly... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Worry dehydration: Most likely your baby has stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis). He nay develop diarrhea. But, since you are in india, bacterial and parasitic infection... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Probably not : Did your great uncle had leukemia at an advanced age? Is it cll? Cll is a very common type of leukemia in old people, and no hereditary trend. On the ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
No: I take it that you are simply opening a can and transfer it to a bottle and feeding it. I don't see anything wrong with it, if the baby is drinking we... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
The size is importan: A 6 y/o may have a submental node or two normally, but they are usually small, smaller than 1/2 inch. When it is infected, it may be red and/or tender... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Go back to dentist: You need to go back to the orthodontist who fit dental braces to your daughter. The doctor can modify the brace so that it will not cause any sores. E... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Take him to a doctor: A 3 year old child repeatedly vomits for many reasons. If he is sick, regardless of the cause, one of the symptoms of being ill is vomiting. It could ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
They are abnormal: I wonder if it was a catheterized or clean catch urine. If it is a catch urine, sometimes we see many wbcss which may be normal, but there should not ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
The age says NO: A 7 mo old, if he (she) is not crawling, and drinking mainly breast milk or formula, it is very unlikely that he has "stomach worms". If you are livin... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Too high dose: Normal adult dose is 50 -100 mg, 300 mg is way too much.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Sounds like eczema: Most likely eczema, one type of atopic dermatitis. Usually Hydrocortisone oitment you can buy over the counter does help. But i would not do it withou... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
Yes: If you are of a normal adult weight, the dose and comboination of these drugs are fine.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 55 years experience
They do, but,: I assume that you mean crusted or thick discharge from the eyes. Babies do have them, but there are different causes. Eye infection is one, blocking o... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Inoue is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Inoue is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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No I am not pregnant I took a pregnancy test, my stool was kinda liquidy and varied in color sometimes orangey red sometimes a lighter brown
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Thank you very much. I. Was diagnoised with pre-lupus in 2004.but have had 3 tumors.removed from my back.they all so. Far. Have been binine
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Thank u. We are scheduled to meet with an allergy Doctor feb 4th so maybe they can give me answer. As of now I'm washing bed sheets daily

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Okayama University School of Medicine, Japan
Graduated 1964MD

Residency

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN

Awards

"One of the Best Doctors in America," 2003 - present, selected by physician survey by Best Doctors, Inc.
Top Doctor, First Place, Flint, MI - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Flint, MI - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Covenant health care harrison
Genesys regional medical center
Hurley Medical Center
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