Ping-I Hsu received his M.D. degree from the Taipei Medical University in 1986. He went on to complete a residency and a fellowship in gastroenterology at the National Chung Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. In 2000, he took a post as a Research Fellow at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Tex, USA. He was then appointed as an Associate Professor of medicine at the National Yang-Ming University in Taipei. Currently, he serves as the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. His research interests focus on the prevention and treatment of the peptic ulcer disease, gastric cancer, and Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection. To date, he has authored more than 140 manuscripts, reviews, and book chapters in the field of the gastroenterology and hepatology. He serves as an Active Member of the Board of Medical Care Committee of the Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan. He has participated in many national and international research programs in gastroenterology. He serves on the reviewing boards of many prestigious scientific Journals including Gastroenterology. He has been invited to speak at various international and regional scientific meeting including the Digestive Disease Week of USA, UEGW, and APDW. In addition, he has received many honors and awards in the academic field including the JGHF Emerging Leader 2011. Recently, he has been elected to the roster of Top 100 Doctors in Taiwan.
Biography Updated on 1 November 2011