Elias HSU
MD

Elias I. Hsu, M.D., has numerous clinical and research interests including urologic cancers, male and female urinary incontinence and female urology – including prolapse, interstitial cystitis and urodynamics. His clinical skill set includes laparoscopic and robotic surgery for prostate and kidney cancer, vaginal vault prolapse and urinary reconstruction. In August 2011, Dr. Hsu performed the first robotic-assisted laparoscopic simple prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in Colorado and the first robotic-assisted laparoscopic vesicovaginal fistula repair in Denver. He has participated in numerous clinical research trials and co-authored many peer reviewed book chapters and journal articles over the past 10 years.

For more than a decade, Dr. Hsu has volunteered his time with such organizations as International Volunteers in Urology and Global Health Partners to train physicians in urologic treatments and surgical procedures; provide unused surgical supplies to third world nations; and organize community health programs for underserved communities.

Dr. Hsu graduated from Yale University, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. He earned his medical doctorate from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Hsu then completed his urologic residency at Baylor College of Medicine where he was honored with the Baylor Urology Research Resident of the Year Award in 2006 and the Baylor Urology Resident of the Year Award in 2008. He started his career in private practice at Texas Medical Center in Houston where he launched a robotic surgery program. Prior to joining TUCC, he was appointed as a clinical assistant professor at Baylor Department of Urology. He is board certified by the American Board of Urology. Dr. Hsu is also board certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Hsu has been recognized as a three-time Top Doc (2013, 2015 and 2016) by 5280 Magazine in the category of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Specialties

  • Female and Male Urinary Incontinence
    • Overactive bladder, Stress and urge incontinence, Post-prostatectomy incontinence
  • Female Urology
    • Vaginal vault prolapse, Interstitial cystitis, Urodynamics
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
    • Robotic and laparoscopic total and partial nephrectomy, Robotic prostatectomy, Robotic abdominal sacrocolpopexy, Robotic ureteral reimplantation, Robotic pyeloplasty
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Key Accomplishments

  1. Three-time 5280 Top Doc in the category of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery
  2. Former clinical assistant professor at Baylor Department of Urology
  3. Has participated in numerous clinical research trials and co-authored many peer reviewed book chapters and journal articles

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What Dr Hsu's Patients Are Saying

“Dr. Hsu was so professional and polite, walking me through the procedure, giving results immediately to follow and a phone call the following day to check on me. That felt good to me!”

“Without reservation I would recommend TUCC to others.”

“Dr. Hsu is a great doctor. I was very fortunate to have him. The staff was also amazing – very kind and caring to me and my family! Thank you!