Jason E. Hsu, MD
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Dr. Hsu is beyond the best of the best. I trust him with every decision-he's so awesome about balancing everything and keeping things in perspective. Truly-this highly skilled professional sets the bar very high for every other healthcare professional. Thank you!!!
Dr. Hsu is an excellent physician, great listener, I felt I was getting expert advice in his consultation, [...] and explaining well his conclusions
Dr. Hsu and the ortho resident were outstanding. I couldn't be happier with the surgery outcome and the explanations provided for future[...] function.
Dr Hsu is an expert on his care and his communication to me was excellent. I feel very confident in his care.
Communication was excellent
Dr Hsu is open, empathetic, clear, honest, and smart about complex situations. Even though the prognosis wasn't great for my condition, I spent the next few days talking about how great and supportive the conversation with him was. I am really grateful that I got to see him, and I am oddly looking forward to working with him to manage and oversee what comes next.
Excellent doctor. One of the best I've had the pleasure to see. Answered my questions and gave me options to find a solution to my problem.
I have recommended Dr. Hsu for anyone I know with shoulder issues. He is amazing.
Dr Hsu is excellent including prompt follow up.
Dr. Hsu is very communicative and helpful.
Dr. Hsu is excellent. Period.
Dr Hsu was everything I ever hoped for in a concerned physician
I can't rate Dr Hsu highly enough!!! Use all the positive superlatives you can imagine for my estimation of his abilities.
Dr. Hsu and his whole time were really great work with. The staff at the surgery center were also really kind, and I can confidently say that I experienced some of the highest level of patient care at UW.
I know Dr Hsu is very busy. When it's my appointment time he is always prepared to discuss my case. I never feel like he is rushed or preoccupied by his busy schedule. He is a good listener and always answers my questions. My time with him is well spent because he is very well trained and efficient.
Dr Hsu was truly kind and I know and just have to believe he will help me come up with a solution for my [...]
Dr. Hsu really listened, gave me options and answered all of my questions. He was very kind and compassionate and look forward to him being my surgeon.
[...] Dr Hsu is doing a great job. Thanks to all of you.
[...] I liked Dr. Hsu and his staff. [...]
[...]Terrific. [...] with Dr. Hsu, and of course Dr. Hsu himself
About Jason E. Hsu
Jason Hsu, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, UW School of Medicine associate professor of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, holder of the Rick and Anne Matsen Honorary Professorship for Shoulder Research, and medical director of the UW Medicine Bone and Joint Clinic.
His expertise lies in primary and revision shoulder replacement surgery, complex shoulder reconstructive surgeries, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic and open procedures for shoulder instability, and arthroscopic and open surgery for painful elbow conditions.
Dr. Hsu is dedicated to establishing a strong and long-lasting doctor-patient relationship. He utilizes the most up-to-date arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to restore comfort and function to patients suffering from painful shoulder and elbow conditions. He encourages all patients under his care to communicate directly with him in order to provide timely and optimal medical care.
He earned his medical degree at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Pennsylvania followed by a fellowship specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery at Washington University in St. Louis.
He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Arthroscopy, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, and Journal of Biomechanics. He serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. His research interests include optimization of outcomes after shoulder replacement surgery including total shoulder arthroplasty, reverse shoulder arthroplasty, and ream-and-run arthroplasty. He also has great interest in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of periprosthetic shoulder infections.
On his days off, Dr. Hsu enjoys spending time with his family, raising his two children, photography, tennis, outdoors, and traveling.
Education and Training
Washington University SOMFellowship, 2014, Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Pennsylvania - School of MedicineResidency, 2013, Orthopaedic SurgeryHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaInternship, 2008, Orthopaedic SurgeryNorthwestern University Medical SchoolMedical education, 2007
- Orthopaedic Surgery, 2016, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery