Medical Doctor

Dr. Po Chang Hsu, MD, MS

Po-Chang Hsu, M.D., received his medical doctor degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston in 2016. During his medical school training, Dr. Hsu worked with various patients, including adult and pediatric patients with acute and chronic conditions. Dr. Hsu’s interests include neurology, psychiatry, pediatrics, and neonatology.

Before medical school, Dr. Hsu finished a master’s degree at Harvard University and wrote a thesis on neuroimaging in schizophrenia patients at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospital. Dr. Hsu was also a part of the team of the 2008 NASA Phoenix Lander Mission, which sent a robotic spacecraft to the North polar region of Mars. Dr. Hsu also had research experience at Boston Children’s Hospital, another Harvard Medical School-affiliated Hospital, on neuroimaging in neonates.


Education
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard University, MS

Experience
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Neuroimaging & Schizophrenia
  • Boston Children's Hospital, Neonatal Neuroimaging Research

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