Dr. Lewis Li-Yen Hsu MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Lewis Hsu is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Hsu accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and one of 4 at Mount Sinai Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Chinese (Mandarin) and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: Pediatric Anemia and Red Blood Cell Hematology

Clinical Interests: Blood Transfusion, Sickle Cell Anemia, Adolescent transition, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, blood rheology, cell adhesion, transfusion-free medicine, clinical research, pain, patient advocacy

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1988 - 1991

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1991 - 1994

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1988

Cornell University
Other Training, Chemical Engineering, 1977 - 1981

University of Rochester
Other Training, Biophysics, 1981 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 23 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Clinical Trial Implementation and Recruitment: Lessons Learned from the Early Closure of a Randomized Clinical Trial
Peters-Lawrence MH, Bell MC, Hsu LL, Osunkwo I, Seaman P, Blackwood M, Guillaume E, Bellevue R, Krishnamurti L, Smith WR, Dampier CD, Minniti CP; Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research Network (SCDCRN) 2012 3 1

Hydroxyurea makes inflammation "just right"?
Hsu LL 2012 2 23

Tapered oral dexamethasone for the acute chest syndrome of sickle cell disease.
Quinn CT, Stuart MJ, Kesler K, Ataga KI, Wang WC, Styles L, Smith-Whitley K, Wun T, Raj A, Hsu LL, Krishnan S, Kuypers FA, Setty Y, Rhee S, Key NS, Buchanan GR; on Behalf of the Investigators of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Centers 2011 10 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust POS-SE
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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