Log In

Wei-Cherng Hsu Edit Profile

educator , Ophthalmologist

Wei-Cherng Hsu, Chinese ophthalmologist, educator. Achievements include application of tissue engineering in filtering surgery (glaucoma); patents for conjunctival wound healing modified by 3-D collagen GAG scaffold in filtering surgery; research in biodegradable sclera buckling for retina detachment surgery; application of 3-D collagen GAG matrix in MMC affected poor conjunctival wound healing and corneal stromal regeneration.

Background

Hsu, Wei-Cherng was born on October 2, 1963 in Taipei, Taiwan. Son of George Hsu and Ran-Ying Ou.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, College Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, 1994.

Career

Research fellow Harvard Medical Sch, Boston, 1999. Chief department ophthalmology Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital Taipei Branch, since 2007. Assistant professor Department Ophthalmology, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, since 2007.

Consultant Life-Spring Bio-Technology Inc., Taipei.

Achievements

  • Achievements include application of tissue engineering in filtering surgery (glaucoma). Patents for conjunctival wound healing modified by 3-D collagen GAG scaffold in filtering surgery. Research in biodegradable sclera buckling for retina detachment surgery.

    Application of 3-D collagen GAG matrix in MMC affected poor conjunctival wound healing and corneal stromal regeneration.

Membership

Member of Glaucoma Foundation.

Connections

Married Carol Yao, June 7, 1997. Children: Julian, Nicole.

father:
George Hsu

mother:
Ran-Ying Ou

spouse:
Carol Yao

child:
Julian Hsu

child:
Nicole Hsu