Cindy Hsu, md, PhD

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Acute Care Surgery


Dr. Hsu holds joint appointments in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Acute Care Surgery. She is board-certified in emergency medicine and surgical critical care, having recently completed her trauma/surgical critical care fellowship at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Currently, Dr. Hsu attends in the Emergency Critical Care Center, Emergency Department, and Trauma Burn Intensive Care Unit.

Dr. Hsu has broad background in basic science and clinical research with a doctoral training in pharmacology & experimental therapeutics and biomedical neuroscience. Her research interests center on neuroprotection post-cardiac arrest and traumatic brain injury, point-of-care ultrasound, and asynchronous medical education. She is also the co-principal investigator of an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) multicenter study that examines the role of targeted temperature management in hanging-induced cardiac arrest.