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Sylvia Hsu, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology

Sylvia Hsu
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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Psoriasis
  • Autoimmune bullous dermatoses
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Skin cancer

Research Interests

  • Psoriasis
  • Autoimmune bullous dermatoses
  • Eczema
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Chief Resident, Dermatology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 1994
  • Residency, Dermatology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 1994
  • Fellowship, Dermatology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 1991
  • Internship, Dermatology, The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 1990
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 1989
  • BA, Biology, Rice University, 1985

Certifications

  • Dermatology

Memberships

  • President, Houston Dermatological Society, 2006
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Association of Professors of Dermatology
  • Medical Dermatology Society
  • Emeritus Medical Board member, National Psoriasis Foundation
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Honors & Awards

  • Master Clinician Lifetime Award, Baylor College of Medicine, 2016
  • Best Minds of Baylor College of Medicine, 2007
Publications

PubMed Publications

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Additional Publications

  • Hsu-Wong S. Dermatology. In: Schlossberg D,ed. Review of Internal Medicine.  Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven,1997:105-113.
  • Hsu S. Rothmund-Thomson syndrome. In: James WD, Elston D, eds. eMedicine Dermatology. St. Petersburg: eMedicine Corporation, 1998.
  • Hsu S. Dermatology. In: Schlossberg D, ed. Review of Internal Medicine. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven. 2000: 111-121.
  • Hsu S, Quan L. Topical Antibacterial Agents. In: Wolverton SE, ed. Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 2001:472-496.
  • Koay J, Hsu S, Folliculitis, in Gotto A,ed: DISEASEDEX(tm)-General Medicine, posted July 1, 2002.  MICROMEDEX, Greenwood Village, Colorado http://www.mdx.com/products/diseasedexgeneral/
  • Koay J, Hsu S, Furuncle/Carbuncle, in Gotto A (ed.):DISEASEDEX(tm)- General Medicine, posted July 8, 2002. MICROMEDEX, Greenwood Village, Colorado http://www.mdx.com/products/diseasedexgeneral/
  • Koay J, Hsu S, Impetigo, in Gotto A (ed.): DISEASEDEX(tm)- General Medicine, posted July 15, 2002.  MICROMEDEX, Greenwood Village, Colorado
  • Koay J, Hsu S, Paronychia, in Gotto A (ed.) DISEASEDEX(tm)-General Medicine, posted July 18, 2002. MICROMEDEX,Greenwood Village, Colorado  http://www.mdx.com/products/diseasedexgeneral/
  • Hsu S, George SJ. Rothmund-Thomson syndrome. In:  James WD, Elston D, eds. eMedicine Dermatology. St. Petersburg: eMedicine Corp, 2005.
  • Hearne KL, Jordon RE, Hsu S, Autoimmune Bullous Diseases. In:  Ali A, ed. Dermatology Examination and Board Review, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Ahmed AS, Hsu S, Ali A. Cutaneous Manifestations of Rheumatologic Disorders.  In:  Ali A, ed.  Dermatology Examination and Board Review, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Yang DJ, Quan LT, Hsu S. Topical Antibacterial Agents. In: Wolverton SE, ed. Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy 2nd edit, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 2007.
  • Motaparthi K, Hsu S. Topical Antibacterial Agents. In: Wolverton SE, ed. Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy 3rd edit, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 2012.
  • Rizk C, Fischer A, Hsu S. Cushing’s syndrome in females. In: Plouffe Leo Jr, Rizk B, eds.  Androgens in Gynecological Practice, Cambridge, UK: 2015.