Dr. Christine Cho-Shing Hsu, MD

Dr. Christine Cho-Shing Hsu, MD

Dr. Christine Cho-Shing Hsu, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-3700
Fax: 877-680-8192

Contact this Provider:

  • Liver Transplant Surgery
  • Transplant Hepatology
Conditions I Treat
  • alcoholic liver disease
  • cirrhosis
  • congenital hepatic fibrosis
  • end stage liver disease
  • focal nodular hyperplasia
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Procedures I Perform
  • combined transplant (heart-kidney-liver)
  • combined transplant (kidney-liver)
  • heterotopic liver transplant
  • liver transplant
  • living donor liver transplant
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About the Provider

Dr. Hsu is a transplant hepatologist at Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute. She obtained her Bachelor of Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College-Thomas Jefferson University. She then completed her internal medicine residency training at Boston University Medical Center followed by gastroenterology and transplant hepatology training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Her clinical interests include viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, liver cancer and benign liver lesions, fatty liver disease, autoimmune liver diseases and transplant medicine. Her research interests include hepatic fibrosis, alcoholic liver disease, benign and malignant liver lesions, and hepatocellular carcinoma. She is fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese.  She greatly looks forward to serving patients of DC, Maryland and Virginia area.

  • Fellowship Program: Columbia University Medical Center (2014)
  • Fellowship Program: Columbia University Medical Center (2013)
  • Residency Program: Boston University Medical Center (2010)
  • Internship Program: Boston University Medical Center (2008)
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College (2007)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Higley C, Hsu CC, Smith C, Nadella S, Lalos AT. Safety and efficacy of sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir in post-liver transplant patients with previous direct-acting antiviral failure: Six case reports.  World J Hepatol. 2020 Dec 27;12(12):1341-1348. PMID: 33442459 
  • Lee BP, Im GY, Rice JP, Lazar A, Weinberg E, Han H, Maddur H, Ghobrial RM, Therapondos G, Hsu C, Fix OK, Eswaran S, Shetty K, Chhatwal J, Dalgic OO, Jakhete N, Mobley C, Victor DW, Mehta N, Dinges L, Rinella M, Schiano TD, Lucey MR, Terrault N. Patterns of Alcohol Use After Early Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Dec 3:S1542-3565(20)31558-5.  PMID: 33279780
  • Hsu C, Marshall JL, He AR.  Workup and Management of Immune-Mediated Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Toxicities that Develop During Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor TreatmentOncologist. 2019 Sep 9. pii: theoncologist.2018-0162. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2018-0162. PMID:  32043797 
  • Lee BP, Samur S, Dalgic OO, Bethea ED, Lucey MR, Weinberg E, Hsu C, Rinella ME, Im GY, Fix OK, Therapondos G, Han H, Victor DW, Voigt MD, Eswaran S, Terrault NA, Chhatwal J. Model to Calculate Harms and Benefits of Early vs Delayed Liver Transplantation for Patients with Alcohol-Associated Hepatitis.  Gastroenterology. 2019 Aug; 157(3): 472-4801.  PMID: 30998988
  • Lee BP, Im GY, Rice JP, Weinberg E, Hsu C, Fix OK, Therapondos G, Han H, Victor DW, Eswaran S, Maddur H, Terrault NA. Underestimation of Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis in the National Transplant Database.  Liver Transpl.  2019 May;25(5):706-711. PMID 30882995
  • Lee BP, Vittinghoff E, Hsu C, Han H, Therapondos G, Fix OK, Victor DW, Dronamraju D, Im GY, Voigt MD, Rice JP, Lucey MR, Eswaran S, Chen PH, Li Z, Maddur H, Terrault NA.  Predicting Low Risk for sustained Alcohol Use After Early Liver Transplant for Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis:  The Sustained Alcohol Use Post-Liver Transplant Score. Gastroenterology. 2018 Aug;155(2):422-430.e1 PMID: 30561766
  • Ecker BL, Hoteit MA, Forde KA, Hsu CC, Reddy KR, Furth EE, Siegelman ES, Habibollahi P, Ben-Josef E, Porrett PM, Abt PL, Shaked A, Olthoff KM, Levine MH.Patterns of Discordance Between Pretransplant Imaging Stage of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Posttransplant Pathologic Stage: A Contemporary Appraisal of Milan Criteria.  Transplantation. 2018 Jan 10. PMID: 29319629
  • Hsu CC, Ness E, Kowdley KV. Nutritional Approaches to Achieve Weight Loss in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Clin. Liver Dis 2016 Aug; 20 (3) 581-594. PMID: 27373618
  • Hsu, CC. Kowdley KV. The Effects of Alcohol on other Chronic Liver Diseases. Clin. Liver Dis 2016 Aug; 20 (3) 581-594. PMID: 27373618.
  • Hsu CC, Goyal A, Iuga A, Krishnamoorthy S, Lee V, Verna EC, Wang S, Chen FN, Rodriguez R, Emond J, Berk P, Lefkowitch J, Dove L, Brown RS Jr, Siegel AB. Elevated CA19-9 Is Associated with Increased Mortality In A Prospective Cohort Of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2015 Feb 5; 6:e74. doi: 10.1038/ctg.2014.22. PMID: 25651978
  • Siegel AB, Goyal A, Salomao M, Wang S, Lee V, Hsu C, Rodriguez R, Hershman DL, Brown Jr RS, Neugut AI, Emond J, Kato T, Samstein B, Faleck D, Karagozian R. Serum Adiponectin Is Associated with Worsened Overall Survival in a Prospective Cohort of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients. Oncology. 2015; 88(1):57-68. PMID: 25300295
  • Lee V, Goyal A, Hsu CC, Jacobson JS, Rodriguez RD, Siegel AB. Dietary Supplement Use Among Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Integr Cancer Ther. 2015 Jan; 14(1): 35-PMID: 2522853
  • Hsu CC, Remotti H, Rosenberg R. Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Disseminated Varicella. Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 2014 Oct; 10(10): 682-683. PMID: 27540342
  • Mederacke I, Hsu CC, Troeger J, Huebener P, Mu X, Dapito DH, Pradere JP, Schwabe RF. Fate tracing reveals hepatic stellate cells as dominant contributors to liver fibrosis independent of its etiology. Nature Communications. 2013 Nov 22; 4:2823. PMID: 24264436
  • Troeger JS, Mederacke I, Gwak GY, Dapito DH, Mu X, Hsu CC, Pradere JP, Friedman RA, Schwabe RF. Deactivation of hepatic stellate cells during liver fibrosis resolution in mice. Gastroenterology. 2012 Oct; 143(4):1073-1083. PMID: 22750464
  • Hsu CC, Schwabe RF. Autophagy and hepatic stellate cell activation – partners in crime? J Hepatol. 2011 Dec; 55(6):1176-7. PMID: 21856271
  • Hsu C, Saif MW. Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer. Highlights from the “2011 Annual ASCO Meeting.” Chicago, IL, USA; June 3-7, 2011. JOP 2011; 12(4): 330-3. PMID: 21737889
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 2nd Fl
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-3704
    Fax: 877-680-8193

  • 3301 Woodburn Road
    Suite 209
    Annandale, VA 22003
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    Phone: 202-444-3700
    Fax: 877-680-8194

  • 12111 Darnestown Road
    Darnestown, MD 20878
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    Phone: 202-877-6389
    Fax: 202-877-6808

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • 2019 Association of American Medical College Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar -Selected Attendee
  • 2016  Association of American Medical Colleges Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar – Selected Attendee
  • 2013 American Society of Transplantation Fellows Symposium Travel Grant
  • 2013 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Award
  • 2012 American Gastroenterological Association Clinical Congress -Travel Scholarship
  • 2007 Jefferson Medical College - The Alexander and Lottie Katzman Award in Gastroenterology