Wesley Hsu, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Spinal Cord Neoplasms; Spinal Neoplasms; Chordoma; Neurosurgical Procedures; Fetal Proteins
Academic: 336-716-6437 | Department: 336-716-4081
Pneumocephalus leading to the diagnosis of cerebrospinal fluid leak and esophageal perforation after cervical spine surgery. Goodwin CR, Boone CE, Pendleton J, Elder BD, Wei Z, Hsu W, Sciubba DM, Witham TF.. J Clin Neurosci. 2016;26():141-142.
Effects of cervical arthroplasty on neck response during a simulated rotary-wing aircraft impact. White NA, Danelson KA, Gayzik FS, Hsu W, Powers A, Stitzel JD.. Int J Crashworthiness. 2016;21(4):323-337.
En bloc spondylectomy for primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the thoracic spine with aortic involvement: case report. Somasundaram A, Wicks RT, Lata AL, Qasem SA, Hsu W.. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015;22(4):399-405.
FGFR1/MAPK pathway regulates transcription factor brachyury-driven epithelial-mesenchymal transition in lung cancer [abstract]. Hu YP, Hsu W.. Cancer Res. 2015;75(15 Suppl):2079.
Effects of cervical arthrodesis and arthroplasty on neck response during a simulated frontal automobile collision. White NA, Moreno DP, Brown PJ, Gayzik FS, Hsu W, Powers AK, Stitzel JD.. Spine J. 2014;14(9):2195-2207.
The FGFR/MEK/ERK/brachyury pathway is critical for chordoma cell growth and survival. Hu Y, Mintz A, Shah SR, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Hsu W.. Carcinogenesis. 2014;35(7):1491-1499.
En bloc hemisacrectomy and internal hemipelvectomy via the posterior approach. Clarke MJ, Zadnik PL, Groves ML, Dasenbrock HH, Sciubba DM, Hsu W, Witham TF, Bydon A, Gokaslan ZL, Wolinsky JP.. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014;21(3):458-467.
Novel placement of cortical bone trajectory screws in previously instrumented pedicles for adjacent-segment lumbar disease using CT image-guided navigation. Rodriguez A, Neal MT, Liu A, Somasundaram A, Hsu W, Branch CL Jr.. Neurosurg Focus. 2014;36(3):E9.
The subdural evacuation port system: outcomes from a single institution experience and predictors of success. Neal MT, Hsu W, Urban JE, Angelo NM, Sweasey TA, Branch CL Jr.. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013;115(6):658-664.
Pediatric spinal tumors. Hsu W, Jallo GI. In: Vinken PJ, Bruyn GW, eds. Handbook of clinical neurology. New York: Elsevier;2013: 959-965.
Postoperative anticoagulation in patients with mechanical heart valves following surgical treatment of subdural hematomas. Amin AG, Ng J, Hsu W, Pradilla G, Raza S, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Lim M.. Neurocrit Care. 2013;19(1):90-94.
Malignant transformation of an intramedullary epidermoid cyst in the thoracic region of the spinal cord: case report. Somasundaram A, Lesser GJ, Mott RT, Hsu W.. J Neurosurg Spine. 2013;19(5):591-594.
Desmoid tumor formation following posterior spinal instrumentation placement. Puvanesarajah V, Lina IA, Liauw JA, Hsu W, Burger PC, Witham TF.. Evid Based Spine Care J. 2013;4(2):137-142.
Animal model of intramedullary spinal cord glioma using human glioblastoma multiforme neurospheres. Hsu W, Siu I-M, Pradilla G, Gokaslan ZL, Jallo GI, Gallia GL.. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012;16(3):315-319.
Concussions: what a neurosurgeon should know about current scientific evidence and management strategies. Neal MT, Wilson JL, Hsu W, Powers AK.. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3():16.
Role of cancer stem cells in spine tumors: review of current literature. Hsu W, Mohyeldin A, Shah SR, Gokaslan ZL, Quinones-Hinojosa A.. Neurosurgery. 2012;71(1):117-125.
Strategies to avoid wrong-site surgery during spinal procedures. Hsu W, Kretzer RM, Dorsi MJ, Gokaslan ZL.. Neurosurg Focus. 2011;31(4):E5.
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Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neurosurgery, Degenerative Spine Conditions, Geriatric Spine Conditions, Complex Spine Instrumentation, Spine Cancer, Spine Surgery, Scoliosis (Adult)
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Very pleased with the information provided and the detailed explanation.
*Dr. Hsu saved my life/great bedside manners.
I researched this clinician and chose him as his he has a specific area of expertise I feel the need for treatment of my condition.
I have recommended Dr. Hsu many times. Excellent outcome on my back surgery 4 years ago.
he and she saw i was concerned they put my worries to rest
*Dr. HSU and *Tabitha are wonderful. I felt so taken care of.
Very helpful and informative, smart. Took time to talk to me and answer my questions & concerns.
Dr Hsu was very honest and concerned!
Keep up the good work.
*Dr. Hsu was very caring & explained completely!
Dr. Hsu and Tabitha are awesome!
Care provider acted as though he was not attentive to my problem/medical condition. IT SEEMED TO ME THAT HE WAS WANTING TO LEAVE AND GET OUT OF THERE. I realize it was getting toward the end of the day since my appointment lasted until about 4:30 P.M. but I felt I should of had his full attention know matter what time of the day it was.
Dr Hsu is very personal and an excellent surgeon and physician. I highly reccommend him
*Dr. Hsu seems thoughtful attentive @ human.
Excellent service from all.
Dr. Hsu was very caring and tried very hard to give the best possible care.
If my situation worsens and I were to need surgery this is where I'd want to come -
Provider had already made his diagnosis before he saw me. He did my husband's surgery in June 2015.