Mark Hsu, MD, was inspired from childhood to become a doctor when his grandfather,
with whom he was very close, passed away from prostate cancer. “Losing
my grandfather sparked my drive to pursue a career caring for people and
helping them find relief from their pain and suffering,” he said.
A Bay Area native who attended Stanford University School of Medicine,
Dr. Hsu specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions of the urinary
tract and the male reproductive system. Some common disorders he treats
include cancers of the kidneys, prostate, bladder, and testes; kidney
stones; urinary incontinence; urinary tract infections; erectile dysfunction;
infertility; and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlargement of the prostate gland).
“The thing I like most about my job is being with patients,”
said Dr. Hsu, who is trained in the most up-to-date, minimally invasive
urological procedures. “There’s a story behind every patient
who walks into the clinic, and I enjoy hearing about their lives and what
brought them to us,” Hsu added. “I believe in educating my
patients on the different paths we can take for their treatment and empowering
them to decide which is best for them. It’s rewarding to help my
patients through their health issues and be an integral part of their
Hsu also has great interest and experience in research, and has been widely
published in peer-reviewed medical journals.
Before joining Washington Hospital and Washington Township Medical Foundation
in 2019, Dr. Hsu had a busy urologic practice in the growing market of
Modesto, California. He was attracted to the organizations because he
prefers the intimate community health care setting it provides over larger,
A resident of Fremont, Dr. Hsu enjoys an active lifestyle of tennis, golf,
cycling and traveling––and as a self-admitted foodie, he relishes
scouting out new restaurants.
Dr. Hsu in the media:
this article from the Tri-City Voice newspaper, Dr. Hsu discusses prostate conditions
along with symptoms and treatments.
For June’s National Men’s Health Month, Dr. Hsu talked to the
in this feature about health factors that should be evaluated in regular medical exams for men.