Edward Hsiao, MD



Endocrinology Clinic at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2350
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 pm.

Metabolic Bone Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor, Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2350
Fax: (415) 353-2337

Hours: First Monday of each month, second and fourth Tuesday of every month

Board Certification

Endocrinology Diabetes & Metab, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Edward Hsiao


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2001


Johns Hopkins Hospital 2004


UCSF Medical Center 2007

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Bauer AH, Bonham J, Gutierrez L, Hsiao EC, Motamedi D. Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: a current review of imaging findings. Skeletal Radiol. 2018 Feb 14.
  2. Ho L, Wang L, Roth TM, Pan Y, Verdin EM, Hsiao EC, Nissenson RA. Sirtuin-3 Promotes Adipogenesis, Osteoclastogenesis, and Bone Loss in Aging Male Mice. Endocrinology. 2017 Sep 01; 158(9):2741-2753.
  3. Mantick N, Bachman E, Baujat G, Brown M, Collins O, De Cunto C, Delai P, Eekhoff M, Zum Felde R, Grogan DR, Haga N, Hsiao E, Kantanie S, Kaplan F, Keen R, Milosevic J, Morhart R, Pignolo R, Qian X, di Rocco M, Scott C, Sherman A, Wallace M, Williams N, Zhang K, Bogard B. The FOP Connection Registry: Design of an international patient-sponsored registry for Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva. Bone. 2017 Aug 30.
  4. Kaplan FS, Andolina JR, Adamson PC, Teachey DT, Finklestein JZ, Ebb DH, Whitehead B, Jacobs B, Siegel DM, Keen R, Hsiao E, Pignolo RJ. Early clinical observations on the use of imatinib mesylate in FOP: A report of seven cases. Bone. 2017 Jul 20.
  5. Barruet E, Hsiao EC. Application of human induced pluripotent stem cells to model fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Bone. 2017 Jul 14.
  6. Di Rocco M, Baujat G, Bertamino M, Brown M, De Cunto CL, Delai PLR, Eekhoff EMW, Haga N, Hsiao E, Keen R, Morhart R, Pignolo RJ, Kaplan FS. International physician survey on management of FOP: a modified Delphi study. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2017 Jun 12; 12(1):110.
  7. Schmitt CE, Morales BM, Schmitz EMH, Hawkins JS, Lizama CO, Zape JP, Hsiao EC, Zovein AC. Fluorescent tagged episomals for stoichiometric induced pluripotent stem cell reprogramming. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2017 Jun 05; 8(1):132.
  8. Chan DL, Pavlakis N, Schembri GP, Bernard EJ, Hsiao E, Hayes A, Barnes T, Diakos C, Khasraw M, Samra J, Eslick E, Roach PJ, Engel A, Clarke SJ, Bailey DL. Dual Somatostatin Receptor/FDG PET/CT Imaging in Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumours: Proposal for a Novel Grading Scheme with Prognostic Significance. Theranostics. 2017; 7(5):1149-1158.
  9. Niethamer TK, Larson AR, O'Neill AK, Bershteyn M, Hsiao EC, Klein OD, Pomerantz JH, Bush JO. EPHRIN-B1 Mosaicism Drives Cell Segregation in Craniofrontonasal Syndrome hiPSC-Derived Neuroepithelial Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2017 Mar 14; 8(3):529-537.
  10. Drake MT, Collins MT, Hsiao EC. The Rare Bone Disease Working Group: report from the 2016 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting. Bone. 2017 Sep; 102:80-84.
  11. Hayashi Y, Hsiao EC, Sami S, Lancero M, Schlieve CR, Nguyen T, Yano K, Nagahashi A, Ikeya M, Matsumoto Y, Nishimura K, Fukuda A, Hisatake K, Tomoda K, Asaka I, Toguchida J, Conklin BR, Yamanaka S. BMP-SMAD-ID promotes reprogramming to pluripotency by inhibiting p16/INK4A-dependent senescence. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Nov 15; 113(46):13057-13062.
  12. Hsiao EC, Millard SM, Nissenson RA. Gs/Gi Regulation of Bone Cell Differentiation: Review and Insights from Engineered Receptors. Horm Metab Res. 2016 Nov; 48(11):689-699.
  13. Barruet E, Morales BM, Lwin W, White MP, Theodoris CV, Kim H, Urrutia A, Wong SA, Srivastava D, Hsiao EC. The ACVR1 R206H mutation found in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva increases human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cell formation and collagen production through BMP-mediated SMAD1/5/8 signaling. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2016; 7(1):115.
  14. Wentworth K, Hsing A, Urrutia A, Zhu Y, Horvai AE, Bastepe M, Hsiao EC. A Novel T55A Variant of Gs a Associated with Impaired cAMP Production, Bone Fragility, and Osteolysis. Case Rep Endocrinol. 2016; 2016:2691385.
  15. Cain CJ, Gaborit N, Lwin W, Barruet E, Ho S, Bonnard C, Hamamy H, Shboul M, Reversade B, Kayserili H, Bruneau BG, Hsiao EC. Loss of Iroquois homeobox transcription factors 3 and 5 in osteoblasts disrupts cranial mineralization. Bone Rep. 2016 Dec; 5:86-95.
  16. Cain CJ, Valencia JT, Ho S, Jordan K, Mattingly A, Morales BM, Hsiao EC. Increased Gs Signaling in Osteoblasts Reduces Bone Marrow and Whole-Body Adiposity in Male Mice. Endocrinology. 2016 Apr; 157(4):1481-94.
  17. Barruet E, Hsiao EC. Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model Skeletal Diseases. Methods Mol Biol. 2016; 1353:101-18.
  18. Hindi SM, Wang Y, Jones KD, Nussbaum JC, Chang Y, Masharani U, Bikle D, Shoback DM, Hsiao EC. A Case of Hypercalcemia and Overexpression of CYP27B1 in Skeletal Muscle Lesions in a Patient with HIV Infection After Cosmetic Injections with Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) for Wasting. Calcif Tissue Int. 2015 Dec; 97(6):634-9.
  19. Shah AD, Hsiao EC, O'Donnell B, Salmeen K, Nussbaum R, Krebs M, Baumgartner-Parzer S, Kaufmann M, Jones G, Bikle DD, Wang Y, Mathew AS, Shoback D, Block-Kurbisch I. Maternal Hypercalcemia Due to Failure of 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin-D3 Catabolism in a Patient With CYP24A1 Mutations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Aug; 100(8):2832-6.
  20. Wang L, Hsiao EC, Lieu S, Scott M, O'Carroll D, Urrutia A, Conklin BR, Colnot C, Nissenson RA. Loss of Gi G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling in Osteoblasts Accelerates Bone Fracture Healing. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Oct; 30(10):1896-904.

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