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Dr. Caliste Hsu, MD

General Surgery ·  Female · Age 40

Dr. Hsu

Miller Orthopedic Specialists

1 Edmundson Pl Ste 500 Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Dr. Caliste Hsu, MD is a general surgery specialist in Council Bluffs, IA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2004 and specializes in general surgery.

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(712) 323-5333

Dr. Hsu accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Options PPO
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Dr. Hsu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hsu treats Fracture more than 44% of her peers

Dr. Hsu treats this condition more than 44% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Stomach Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hsu treats Stomach Diseases more than 36% of her peers

Dr. Hsu treats this condition more than 36% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hsu treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 29% of her peers

Dr. Hsu treats this condition more than 29% of her peers

Dr. Hsu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Constipation
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Finger Amputation
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tenoplasty of Digital Tendon
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

I treat the most basic hand and wrist problems to the very complicated ones as well. I want patients to understand their conditions and have all questions answered. I strive to earn my patients' trust so that they feel they can communicate with me.


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Hand Surgery


Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship, Christine M. Kleinert Hand Institute, University Of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Fellowship Hospital
York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
Medical College Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Internship Hospital
Medical College Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Medical School
Bachelor Of Science, University Of California, Riverside, California
Undergraduate School


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What People Say About Dr. Caliste Hsu, MD
Dr. Hsu is an amazing Doctor. I was having troubles with my hand and elbow for a while and she has helped me! From the start she had answered all questions and concerns. I ended up deciding to do surgery for tendinitis in my wrist and elbow and boy have things changed for the better! She did a wonderful job. Dr. Hsu is 100% the Doctor for anyone to go to for any hand/wrist problems!
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Dr. Hsu is a wonderful doctor and surgeon. After years of pain and multiple doctors, she was the first one to actually listen to my concerns and give me an accurate diagnosis in the first visit. She always explains things very thoroughly and answers any questions I have. I always leave feeling well informed and treated. I would highly recommend Dr. Hsu to anyone!
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