Dr. Richard Hsu, MD
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General Surgery | Male

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Dr. Richard Hsu, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Darien, CT. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Hsu is affiliated with Danbury Hospital.

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Dr. Hsu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
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  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
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Easy manner and very efficent. Drove home from procedure to close vein in left leg from injury. Will do right leg for cosmetic issue. No pain at all or bruisung. Amazing! Other dancers have used him with same results.
in kingston, ny |
Incredibly caring, plain spoken, and really wants to help. I have scheduled surgery with him for treatment of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome and thank God I found him. After 6 GIs who had no idea what was wrong with me, I was blessed to get his name. I sent him my CT scans and he looked at them and phoned me immediately and explained what he saw. You can't go wrong with this Dr. HE CARES! Thank God that once in a while, you find a surgeon like this one. Dena in the office is incredible.
Redding, CT |
Patient, kind and caring I felt like I mattered as a person. I had two procedures done by Dr. Hsu and all I can say is it was an excellent experience, he fixed the issues with my veins and I am happy with the results. I would recommend him without hesitation.
in St Louis, MO |
Dr. Hsu is the most incredible physician. He is a brilliant diagnostician and diagnosed and cured me with Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome. He truly saved my life as my body was shutting down from malnourishment. His surgery was curative and I am 100% perfect again. He is my hero and I think he is the BEST doctor on this planet. He is so compassionate and cares about his patients. He is kind and sympathetic. He is number one in my book and I owe him my life!
in Carmel, NY |
Dr Hsu is one of the most caring and competent Drs I have had. I had back surgery for my pain while walking. The back surgerty was not the answer. I then saw Dr Hsu who determined the cause of my pain was A blockage on each iliac artery. It went off without a hitch. I was home the same day and followed up with Dr Hsu post surgery. He was as happy as I was. Unfortunately I went back a few weeks ago a nd I was told he is on leave. I am so disappointed that I have to see a new Dr.
in Ridgefield, CT |
Richard is an amazing person and surgeon. Count on him to do whatever it takes to better one's life circumstances. If, by chance I or anyone in my circle ever again is in need of medical attention in the specialty areas of practice where Dr. Hsu is expert; without a doubt I will be in his office. James Scesa
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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center

    Completed in 2010

  • Undergraduate School
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Other Education
    Yale University

    Completed in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization