Frank P.K Hsu

Frank P. Hsu, MD, PhD


Neurological Surgery

Clinical Interests

aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, deep brain stimulation, functional neurosurgery for movement disorders (Parkinson's, essential tremor, dystonia), malignant and benign tumors of the brain and spine, pituitary tumors, radiosurgery, trigeminal neuralgia

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  • American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery
  • English
  • Chinese
  • Taiwanese
Medical School
University of Maryland
Oregon Health Sciences UniversityGeneral Surgery
Oregon Health Sciences UniversityNeurological Surgery
Barrow Neurological InstituteCerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery
Oregon Health Sciences UniversityFunctional Stereotactic & Pain Surgery
Grad School
University of Maryland — PhD, Mechanical Engineering
Professional Positions
  • Professor and Chair — Department of Neurological Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • Best Doctors in America® — Neurological Surgery — 2015-2016
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2018-2023
More Information

Dr. Frank P.K. Hsu is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who specializes in cerebrovascular, minimally invasive and open skull base surgery. He has extensive expertise in radiosurgery and functional surgery for movement disorders, deep brain stimulation, epilepsy and pain.

Hsu also is highly skilled at treating patients with aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and cavernous malformations, as well as malignant and benign tumors of the brain and spine, including pituitary tumors and meningiomas. His research interests are in biomedical engineering, its application in neurosurgery and the biomechanics of cerebral aneurysms.

Before coming to UCI Medical Center, he was the director of functional, cerebrovascular and skull base surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Hsu sees patients in Orange and Costa Mesa

UCI Health Neurosurgery Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 1
Building 30
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6966
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Costa Mesa
1640 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-456-6966
Fax: 844-965-9446