Danielle M. Hsu, MD


School Education Degree Year
NYU School of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2007
UCLA Medical Center Residency General Surgery 2015
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Surgery 2017

Personal Statement

Dr. Hsu is a a board certified surgeon experienced in caring for pediatric patients of all ages (neonates through adolescents), with interest in advanced minimally invasive techniques. She has specialized expertise in the treatment of pediatric surgical oncology patients, as well as the management of complex anorectal malformations and congenital colorectal surgery.

Dr. Hsu earned her medical degree at NYU School of Medicine and went on to complete a general surgery residency at UCLA School of Medicine. She then came to Texas to complete a Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, and is delighted to stay on as faculty at Texas Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Hsu is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

Clinical Interests

  • Surgical oncology
  • Congenital colorectal disease (Hirschsprung’s, imperforate anus, cloaca)
  • Minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)

Research Interests

Dr. Hsu has a research background in defining cancer stem cell populations in neuroblastoma. Her current research interests include quality of care for cancer patients undergoing surgery. She is also part of a national consortium of centers caring for children with congenital colorectal disease.


  • American College of Surgeons - Fellow
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association - Member

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