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DIRECTOR - CHAUR-DONG HSU, MD, MPH, FACOG

Wayne State University/Perinatology Research Branch - Chaur-Dong Hsu, M.D., MPH, FACOGTitle

  • Chairman and Frank P. Iacobell Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Specialist-in-Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Detroit Medical Center, Hutzel Women's Hospital
  • Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karmanos Cancer Institute 
  • Program Director and Principal Investigator, Women's Reproductive Health Research 
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    Full-Time Status

Education and Training

  • M.D., Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • M.P.H., The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Intern, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Postdoctoral Clinical Fellowship, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, Maryland

Awards and Recognition

  • CREOG, Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Best Faculty Teaching Award
  • Best Doctors in America
  • American TOP OB/GYN
  • Top Doctor in the Nation, New York Times
  • Best Doctor, New York Magazine
  • Top Doctors for Women’s Health, New York Times
  • Best Doctor of New York, Castle Connolly
  • Berlex Junior Faculty Award
  • ACOG-Ethicon District IV Award, ACOG
  • Global Wound Care Congress, Organizing Committee Member, San Antonio, Texas
  • President, Women Physician of Westchester, Westchester, New York
  • Board of Directors, North American Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy
  • Secretary and Treasurer, North American Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy
  • Editorial Board, Gynecology and Women’s Health Research (Editorial Board)
  • International Board, Taiwan Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (International Board)

Research Interests

  • Preeclampsia-Eclampsia
  • Apoptosis
  • Intra-amniotic infection
  • Preterm labor
  • Postpartum wound infection
  • Personalized medicine

Select Publications

  • Hsu, C-D, Cohn, I, Caban, R. Reduction and sustainability of Cesarean section surgical site infection: an evidence-based, innovative, and multidisciplinary quality improvement intervention bundle program. Am J Infect Control 2016 Nov 1;44:1315-20.
  • Jean-Baptiste H, Tetrokalashvili M, Williams T, Fogel J, Hsu C-D. Characteristics associated with postoperative diagnosis of adenomyosis or combined adenomyosis with fibroids. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2013 Aug;122:112-4.
  • Polavarapu SS, Parton LA, Maramreddy H, Hsu C-D. Are placental Fas and Fas ligand gene polymorphisms associated with preeclampsia? Pregnancy Hypertens 2013 Jan;3:34-8.
  • Steinberg G, Lee C, Rauh-Hain JA, Ecker J, Khankin EV, Hsu C-D, Cohen B, Rana S, Karumanchi SA, Thadhani R, Hacker MR, Lim KH. Early-pregnancy soluble Fas levels in idiopathic small-for-gestational-age pregnancies. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010 Mar;202:299.e1-7.
  • Robinson R, Hsu C-D, Chesebro AL, Nguyen J, Ali N, Maramreddy H, Parton LA. A single-nucleotide polymorphism (-670) of the maternal Fas gene is associated with intrauterine growth restriction. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Dec;201:620.e1-4.