Henry Hsia, MD

Cardiologist and electrophysiologist

Dr. Henry H. Hsia is a cardiologist and electrophysiologist in the Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service. Hsia performs catheter ablation to treat complex arrhythmias, or irregular heart beats, particularly ventricular tachycardia. In his research, he addresses new mapping techniques for identifying unstable, life-threatening heart rhythms.

Hsia earned a medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He completd an internal medicine residency at the University of Michigan Health System and a cardiology fellowship at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He completed training in cardiac electrophysiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Before joining UCSF, he worked at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and Stanford University. At UCSF, he is a health sciences clinical professor of medicine.


Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2554
Fax: (415) 353-2528

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Tufts University School of Medicine 1984


University of Michigan Medical Center-Ann Arbor 1987

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Hsia HH, Scheinman M. Pulmonary sinus of Valsalva arrhythmias: A new twist to an old story. Heart Rhythm. 2018 Jan; 15(1):46-47.
  2. Lo R, Chia KK, Hsia HH. Ventricular Tachycardia in Ischemic Heart Disease. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2017 Mar; 9(1):25-46.
  3. Whitman IR, Gladstone RA, Badhwar N, Hsia HH, Lee BK, Josephson SA, Meisel KM, Dillon WP, Hess CP, Gerstenfeld EP, Marcus GM. Brain Emboli After Left Ventricular Endocardial Ablation. Circulation. 2017 Feb 28; 135(9):867-877.

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