Henry H. Hsia


Cardiologist and electrophysiologist
Certified diving medical officer interested in diving physiology

About me

Dr. Henry H. Hsia is a cardiologist and electrophysiologist in the Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service. He performs catheter ablation to treat complex arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats, particularly ventricular tachycardia.

In his research, Hsia explores new mapping techniques for identifying unstable, life-threatening heart rhythms.

Hsia earned a medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency at Michigan Medicine, the medical system of the University of Michigan, followed by a cardiology fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He completed training in cardiac electrophysiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Before joining UCSF, Hsia worked at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and Stanford University.

Hsia is an avid scuba diver and a certified diving medical officer.

  • Education

    Tufts University School of Medicine, 1984

  • Residencies

    University of Michigan Medical Center-Ann Arbor, 1987

  • Board Certifications

    Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Clinics I work with

Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service

400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

San Mateo Primary and Specialty Care

1100 Park Place, Suite 100
San Mateo, CA 94403

My reviews


Overall Experience
180 Reviews
Professional but also very personable and approachable
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
178 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
179 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
167 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
176 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
176 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
176 Reviews