Ching-Hsi HSIAO MD

Expert in Corneal Diseases

Cornea & external eye diseases, cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery, ocular surface reconstruction, and corneal transplantation


Ching-Hsi Hsiao, MD, a board certified ophthalmologist, who specializes in Corneal and External Eye Diseases. Selected among the top 100 best doctors in Taiwan by the Business Weekly Magazine in 2008, her medical achievements in ophthalmology have been highly recognized and valued by the public. Dr. Ching-Hsi Hsiao has a particular interest in corneal infectious diseases. Her specialty focuses on corneal diseases and refractive surgery.

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Dr. Ching-Hsi Hsiao attended Taipei Medical College (Taipei Medical University), graduating in 1993. After completing her residency training at department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, she worked as a research fellow at Professor David Hwang’s lab in University of California, San Francisco from 1997~1999. Since then, she has returned to Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and served as a full-time physician in Department of Ophthalmology and an associate professor at Chang Gung University.

As a member of the Ophthalmological Society of the Republic of China (No.1014), the American and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Association of Ophtalmology, a few of Dr. Ching-Hsi Hsiao's major achievements include: receiving the Best Teacher Award at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in 2011, and being awarded more than once for Most Outstanding thesis by the Internal college of Surgeons and the Opthalmological Society of the Republic of China.


  1. Reviewer for SCI journals including BMC Infectious Disease (2014), Ophthalmology (2011-2012), Cornea (2008-2011), and Journal of Ophthalmic Surgery and Imaging (2009), domestic journals including Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology (2013-2014), Chang Gung Medical Journal (2011), Tzu Chi Medical Journal (2010) and ACTA Societatis Ophthalmologicae Sinicae (2010-2011) and Medical Practice and Review (2009)
  2. 2013, Outstanding article of the year 2012, Ophthalmological Society of the Republic of China
  3. 2011, Best teacher in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
  4. 2010, Silver medal prize for poster, Annual Conference of Ophthalmological Society of the Republic of China
  5. 2010, Outstanding Thesis of the year 2009 award, Internal College of Surgeons
  6. 2008, Outstanding article of the year 2007, Ophthalmological Society of the Republic of China
  7. 2008, Outstanding Thesis of the year 2007 award, Internal College of Surgeons
  8. 2008, Best medical record writing award in 2007, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou
  9. 2008~, Independent consultant for CGMH IRB
  10. 2005~2008, Editor for Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology
  11. 2006, The article most cited by SCI articles in 2005 award,  Chang-Gung Medical Journal

Major Papers

Up to date, Dr. Ching-Hsi Hsiao has published 69 articles and has been invited to speak in countless domestic and international conferences.

  1. Ching-Hsi Hsiao, Lung-Kun Yeh, Hung-Chi Chen, Hsin-Chiung Lin, Phil Y. F. Chen, David H. K.Ma, and Hsin-Yuan Tan Clinical Characteristics of Alternaria Keratitis Journal of Ophthalmology 2014, Article ID 536985, 7 pages  (SCI, impact factor: 1.368, Ophthalmology, 36/58)
  2. Ching-Hsi Hsiao, Yhu-Chering Huang. Reply to “Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus” Ophthalmology 2012;119:1720. (SCI, impact factor: 5.563, Ophthalmology, 2/58)
  3. Ching-Hsi Hsiao,  Chih-Chun Chuang,  Hsin-Yuan Tan, David HK Ma, Ken-Kuo Lin, Chee-Jen Chang,  Yhu-Chering Huang Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Ocular Infection:a 10-year Hospital-based Study Ophthalmology 2012;119:522-7. (SCI, impact factor: 5.563, 2/58)
  4. Ching-Hsi Hsiao, Anning Chao, Sung-Yu Chu, Ken-Kuo Lin, Ling Yeung, Dan-Tzu, Lin-Tan, Ja-Liang Lin Association of Severity of Conjunctival and Corneal Calcification with All-cause One-year Mortality in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients. Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2011; 26:1016-23. (SCI, impact factor: 3.371, Urology & nephrology, 14/73)
  5. Ching-Hsi Hsiao, Bor-Heng Lee MS, Kah-Wai Ngan, Wen-Yu Chuang, Ling Yeung, Lung-Kun Yeh,  Hsin-Yuan Tan, David HK Ma, Ken-Kuo Lin Presence of Human Papilloma Virus in Pterygium in Taiwan. Cornea 2010;29:123-7. (SCI, impact factor: 1.746, Ophthalmology, 24/58)
  6. Ching-Hsi Hsiao, Ling Yeung, Lung-Kun Yeh, Ling-Yu Kao, Hsin-Yuan Tan, Nan-Kai Wang, Ken-Kuo Lin, David HK Ma* Pediatric Herpes Simplex Virus Keratitis Cornea 2009; 28: 249-53. (SCI, impact factor: 1.746, Ophthalmology, 24/58)