Jason E. Hsu M.D.

Jason E. Hsu M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Orthopaedics , Orthopaedics (Elbow), Orthopaedics (Shoulder), Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine


Hand, Elbow, & Shoulder Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health




Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Center at UWMC-Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Dr. Jason Hsu is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery. His expertise lies in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic and open procedures for shoulder instability, primary and revision shoulder replacement surgery, and complex arthroscopic and open reconstructive procedures for previous failed shoulder surgery. He also performs both arthroscopic and open surgery for painful elbow conditions.

Patient Care Philosophy

Dr. Hsu is dedicated to establishing a strong and long-lasting doctor-patient relationship. He will use knowledge of the most up-to-date arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to allow patients to make the most informed decisions on whether surgical intervention is necessary or appropriate. Non-operative management is always discussed and maximized. He encourages all patients under his care to communicate directly with him in order to provide timely and optimal medical care.

Personal Interests

Family, photography, traveling, tennis and other outdoor activities.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Hsu specializes in both arthroscopic and open shoulder and elbow surgery. His expertise is in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, revision rotator cuff repair for failed repairs, complex reconstructive procedures for irreparable rotator cuff tears, arthroscopic surgery for shoulder dislocations and instability, open procedures for previous failed instability repair, shoulder replacement surgery, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, surgical treatment for painful and infected shoulder replacements, and complex reconstructive procedures for failed shoulder surgery.

Research Interests

His research interests include work on clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction after rotator cuff surgery and shoulder replacement surgery. He has had significant involvement in investigating infections (Propionibacterium acnes) after shoulder surgery. He also has spent a dedicated research year studying rotator cuff healing. He has been published in multiple peer-reviewed periodicals including the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Arthroscopy, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, and Journal of Biomechanics.


Northwestern University Medical SchoolMedical education2007
Hospital of the University of PennsylvaniaInternshipOrthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania - School of MedicineResidencyOrthopaedic Surgery
Washington University SOMFellowship

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