Daniel Hsia, M.D.

Assistant Professor-Research

Joint Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism Program
Clinical Medical Doctor-Hsia
(225) 763-2831
(225) 763-3022
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Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine, Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, 2012

Residency - LSU Health Sciences Center, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2008

M.D. - Albany Medical College, 2004

B.S. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (6 year Accelerated Biomedical Program), 2000


Dr. Hsia’s research focuses on prevention and intervention strategies for diabetes and obesity especially in the pediatric population. He is also interested in the metabolic changes that occur after bariatric surgery.


Hsia, DS, Tarai, SG, Alimi, A, Coss-Bu, JA, and Haymond, MW. “Fluid Management in Pediatric Patients with DKA and Rates of Suspected Clinical Cerebral Edema.” Pediatric Diabetes. 2015 Aug;16(5):338-44. Epub 2015 Mar 19

Hsia DS, Gwilliam NR, Ferrell LB, Haymond MW, and Brandt ML. “Morbidly Obese Pediatric Patients Are Not Adequately Screened for Co-Morbidities.” Clinical Obesity 2013 Feb-Apr; 3(1-2): 7-11.

Hsia DS, Fallon SC, and Brandt ML. “Adolescent Bariatric Surgery.” Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 2012;166(8):757-66.

Hempe JM, McGehee AM, Hsia D, and Chalew SA. “Characterization of Unstable Hemoglobin A1c Complexes by Dynamic Capillary Isoelectric Focusing.” Anal Biochem. 2012;424(2):149-55.

Book Chapters

Hsia, DS and Cefalu, WT. “The Relationship Between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes—The Role of Gut Factors.” International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus. Eds. Ele Ferrannini, Paul Zimmet, Ralph DeFronzo and George Alberti. May 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

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