Chung-Hua Hsu, Professor


Name: Chung-Hua Hsu

Tel:  +886-2-2377-7088 ext 3100

Fax: +886-2-2389-9170



1988 - 1995 MD, China Medical University, Taiwan

2000 - 2002 MS,  Institute of Integrate Medicine (Chinese Medicine with western medicine), China Medical University.

2003 - 2006 PhD, Institute of Public Health, Epidemiology, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan


Postgraduate training:

1995 - 1999 Internal Medicine and Traditional Medicine, in Taipei Hospital, Taiwan

1999 - 2003 Integrate Medicine, in Taipei Hospital, Taiwan

2003 - 2006 Public Health, Institute of public health, epidemiology, National Yang-Ming University

2007 - now  Hospice and Palliative care, Taiwan Academy of Hospice Palliative Medicine


Hospital appointments and carrier:

2015 - now  Superintendent, Branch of Linsen Chinese & Kunming, Taipei City Hospital

2015 - now  Professor, Institute of Traditional Medicine , School of Medicine National Yang-Ming University

2008 - 2015  Medical Deputy Affair, Branch of Chinese Medicine, Taipei City Hostiapl

1999 - 2008 Director, Dep. of Chinese Medicine, Taipei Hospital, Dep of Health, Taiwan

2009 - now  Associated Professor, School of Medicine, Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang-Ming University

2007 - 2009 Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University

2007 - now  Chairman, International Cooperation Board, Traditional Medical Doctor Association, Taiwan

2003 - now  Consultant, Traditional Medical Doctor Association, Taipei country, Taiwan

2003 - now  Chief of Executive Officer, Traditional Chinese Medicine Group, International Medical Training Center, Taiwan

2002 - now  Promoter and Leader, Yuensen Voluntary Medical Association, Taiwan


Honors and distinctionss:

The Best Paper Award by Health Department, Taiwan, 2005

The Best Paper Award by Endocrine Association, Taiwan, 2005

The Best Paper Award by Diabetes Association, Taiwan, 2005

The Award of with-love doctor for poor peoples and far away area in Taiwan, 2006

The Best Doctor Award, Taipei Hospital, Taiwan, 2007

Abstract Reviewer, Third International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research, Sydney, Australia 2008

Chief executive editor, Taiwan Journal of Chinese Medicine, 2008

The Award of International rescue, DOH, Taiwan 2008

Biography in 26th Silver Anniversary Edition of Who’s Who’s in America, 2009

Biography in 25th , 26th Silver Anniversary Edition of Who’s Who’s in the World, 2008, 2009, 2010.


  1. Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang,Chung-Liang Chao,J-G Lin, S-T Kao, Pesus Chou. Effects of electroacupuncture in reducing weight and waist circumference in obese women: a randomized crossover trial. International Journal of Obesity (2005) 29,1379-1384. [SCI]
  2. Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang,Chung-Liang Chao,Hen-Hong Chang, Pesus Chou. Electroacupuncture in obese women: a randomized, controlled pilot study. Journal of Women’s Health. (2005;14:434-440). [SCI]
  3. Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang,Chung-Liang Chao, Steve G N Chang, Jaung-Geng Lin, Mei-Shang Ho, Pesus Chou. Can herbal medicine assist against avian flu? Learning the experience of using supplementary treatment with Chinese herbal medicine on SARS or SARS-like infectious disease in 2003. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (2006; 12:505-509). [SCI]
  4. Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang, Chung-Liang Chao, Steve G N Chang, Cheng-Chin Ker, Lin-Chen Chien, Mei-Shang Ho, Jaung-Geng Lin, Yi- Ming Chen, Pesus Chou. The lesson of supplementary treatment with Chinese medicine on severe laboratory-confirmed SARS patients. The American Journal of Chinese Medicine: (2006; 34;927-935). [SCI]
  5. Chung-Hua Hsu, Yuen Hua , Gwo-Ping Jong , Chung-Liang Chao, Kung-Chang Hwang, Jing-Yun Liu, Kung-Chang Hwang, Pesus Chou. Shock resuscitation with acupuncture: a case report. Emergency Medicine Journal. (2006;23:18-19). [SCI]
  6. Chung-Hua Hsu, Yang-Li Liao, Su-Ching Lin Kung-Chang Hwang, Pesus Chou. The Mushroom Agaricus blazei Murill in combination with metformin and glicazide improves insulin resistance in Type 2 diabetes: a randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled clinical trial" J Altern Complement Med.( 2007;13(1):97-102).[SCI]
  7.  Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang,Chung-Liang, Steve G N Chang Pesus Chou. Impact of obesity on coronary artery calcification examined by electron-beam computed tomographic scan. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. (2007; 9: 354-359). [SCI].
  8. Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang,Chung-Liang, Steve G N Chang, Pesus Chou. Impact of menopause on coronary artery calcification examined by multislice CT scan. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. (2008;18(4):306-13). [SCI]
  9. Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang,Chung-Liang Chao, Steve G N Chang, Jaung-Geng Lin, Mei-Shang Ho, Hen-Hong Chang, Shung-Te Kao, Yi- Ming Chen, Pesus Chou. An evaluation of the additive effect of natural herbal medicine on SARS or SARS-like infectious disease in 2003: a randomized, double-blind, and controlled pilot study. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. (2008;5(3):355-362). [SCI]
  10. Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang,Yin-Li Liao, Seu-Shin Lee, Pesus Chou. Insulin concentration is the main predictor of leptin level in type 2 diabetes patients. International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism (2008; 16:12-15 ) [SCI]
  11. Chung-Hua Hsu, Pesus Chou, Kung-Chang Hwang, Pesus Chou, San-Chi Lin. Impact of obesity on young healthy male adults. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis.(2008;18(5):19-20). [SCI]
  12. Chung-Hua Hsu, Kung-Chang Hwang, Yi-Hsiung Chiang,  Pesus Chou. The Mushroom Agaricus blazei Murill extract normalizes liver function in chronic hepatic B patients. J Altern Complement Med.(2008;14(3):299-301).SCI.
  13. Chung-Hua Hsu, Su-Ching Lin, Kung-Chang Hwang, Ling-Na Shih, Ying-Li Liao. Lower leptin concentration in type 2 diabetes men. THE JOURNAL OF MEN'S HEALTH (2008 ;5(3):239-244)[SCI].
  14. Chung-Hua Hsu, Tung-Hu Tsai, Yung-Hsi Kao, Kung-Chang Hwang, Ting-Yu Tseng, Pesus Chou. Effect of green tea extract on obese women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Clinical Nutrition (2008;27(3):363-70).[SCI] (NSC 95-2320-B-192-001.)
  15. Chung-Hua Hsu, Chi-Jung Wang, Kung-Chang Hwang, Tzung-Yan Lee, Pesus Chou, Hen-Hong, Chang. The effect of auricular acupuncture in obese women: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of women’s health (2009;18:813-818). [SCI]
  16. Chung-Hua Hsu, Steve G.N. Chang, Kung-Chang Hwang, Lin-Huang Huang, Cheng-Hung Cheng. Necrotizing Lung Nodules of Wegener’s Granulomatosis Treated with Chinese Herbal Medicine: A Three Follow-Up Case Report. The open Comeplementary Medicine Jouranal (2009:1, 69-72)
  17. Yao-Zhang Huang, Mao-Wei Hsieh, Chien-Hui Hung, and Chung-Hua Hsu*. Improved Pulmonary Inflammation and Fibrosis Progression after Influenza A (H1N1) Infection by Chinese HerbalMedicine: A Case Report. International Scholarly Research Network Pulmonology.(2011 ,Article ID 676038, 4 pages) [SCI]
  18. Jerry Cheng-Yen Lai, Jen-Ruei Chen, Yu-Jen Chen, Chung-Hua Hsu, Tao-Yuang Wang ,Yuh-Cheng Yang, Tsung-Hsien Su,Tung-Hu Tsai, Kung-Liahng Wang. Villoglandular Adenocarcinoma of the Uterine Cervix: An Analysis of 12 Clinical Cases. International Journal of Gerontology.(2011;5:49-52)[SCI]
  19. Chung-Hua Hsu, MD, PhD; Ying-Li Liao, MD; Su-Ching Lin, MD; Tung-Hu Tsai, PhD; Chien-Jung Huang, MD; Pesus Chou, DrPH. Does Supplementation with Green Tea Extract Improve Insulin Resistance in Obese Type 2 Diabetics? A Randomized, Doubleblind,and Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial. Alternative Medicine Review.(2011;16(2):157-163)[SCI]
  20. Chung-Hua Hsu, Ying-Li Liao, Su-Ching Lin and Pesus Chou. Adiponectin Level Predicts HDL-Cholesterol Level in Type 2 Diabetes. The Open Athersclerosis & Thrombosis Journal. (2012;5:1-5)
  21. Chun-Ying Lien , Li-Lan Liao, Pesus Chou, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Effects of auricular stimulation on obese women: A randomized, controlled clinical trial. European Journal of Integrative Medicine. (2012;4:e45-e53)[SCI]
  22. You-Lung Song, Chun-Ying Lien, Jung-Peng Chiu4, Ching-Min Luo, Chia-Yu Liu, I-Ju Chen, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Relationship between Obesity-related Hormone Peptides and Quality of Life in Obese Women among Different Traditional Chinese Medicine Syndrome Groups. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. (2012;2(1):61-66)
  23. Weichun Lin, Chia-Yu Liu, Ching-Lin Tang, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Acupuncture and small needle scalpel therapy in the treatment of calcifying tendonitis of the gluteus medius: a case report. Acupuncture in Medicine.(2012;30:2 142-143)[SCI]
  24. I-Ju Chen, Ming-Yang Chang, Sheng-Lin Chiao, Jiun-Liang Chen, Chun-Chen Yu, Sien-Hung Yang, Ju-Mei Liu, Cheng-Chieh Hung, Rong-Chi Yang, Hui-Chi Chang, Chung-Hua Hsu, and Ji-Tseng Fang. Korean Red Ginseng Improves Blood Pressure Stability in Patients with Intradialytic Hypotension. Evidence-base Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (2012, Article ID 595271, 9 pages doi:10.1155/2012/595271)[SCI]
  25. Chung-Hua Hsu, Chia-Jung Lee, Tsai-Ju Chien, Che-Pin Lin, Chien-Hung Chen, Mei-Jen Yuen, and Yuen-Liang Lai. The Relationship between Qi Deficiency, Cancer-related Fatigue and Quality of Life in Cancer Patients. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. (2012; 2(2):129-135)
  26. Tsai-Ju Chien, You-Lung Song, Che-Pin Lin, and Chung-Hua Hsu*. The Correlation of Traditional Chinese Medicine Deficiency Syndromes, Cancer Related Fatigue, and Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. (2012; 4(3):204-210)
  27. Lin-Huang Huang, Ying-Li Liao, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Waist circumference is a better predictor than body mass index of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. (2012;6:e314-320)[SCI]
  28. Ling-hua Chang, Chung-Hua Hsu, Gwo-Ping Jong, Shungtai Ho, Shiow-luan Tsay, and Kuan-Chia Lin. Auricular Acupressure for Managing Postoperative Pain and KneeMotion in Patients with Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Sham Control Study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (Volume 2012, Article ID 528452, 7 pagesdoi:10.1155/2012/528452)[SCI]
  29. Chung-Hua Hsu and San-Chi Lin. Obese young male adults are at high risk for developing medical problems: a community survey of 8080 in Taiwan. Journal of men’s health. (2012; 9(3):198-204)[SCI]
  30. Chung-Hua Hsu. Different Impacts of Metabolic Syndrome Components on Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes. International Journal of Endocrinology. (Volume 2013, Article ID 740419, 7 pages)[SCI]
  31. Ching-Min Luo, You-Lung Song, Lin-Huang Huang, Chia-Yu Liu, i-Ju Chen, Chung-Hua Hsu*. The Correlation of Lab Data,k Hormone Petides, Quality of Life, and Different Traditional Chinese Medicine Syndrome Groups in Type 2 Diabetes Patients. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. (2013; 3(2):126-133)
  32. Tsai-Ju Chine, Chia-Yu Liu, Chung-Hua Hsu*. HsuIntegrating Acupuncture into Cancer Care. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. (2013; 3(4):234-239)
  33. Chia-Jung Lee, Chen-Hung Cheng, Yu-Hsien Li, Chia-Yu Liu, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Chinese medicine Kuan-Sin-Yin Decoction (KSY), improves liver function of  hepatitis B Virus carriers: A randomized  controlled  study.  Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. (2013, 18(0:1-6)[SCI]
  34. Tsai-Ju Chien, MD, Che-Pin Lin, MD, You-Lung Song, MD, Chung-Hua Hsu*, MD, PhD. Re?ection on Traditional Chinese Symptom Complex, Cancer-Related Fatigue, and Quality of Life. HOLISTIC NURSING PRACTICE. (2013; 28:273-281) [SCI]
  35. I-Ju Chen, Wei-Chun Lin, Chia-Yu Liu, You-Lung Song, Jung-Peng Chiu Chung-Hua Hsu*. Impact of hypoalphalipoproteinemia on quality of life in Taiwanese women with central obesity. Quality of Life Research. (2013;22(19) DOI 10.1007/s11136-013-0601-8)[SCI]
  36. Chia-Yu Liu, M.D., I-Ju Chen M.D., Jung-Peng Chiu, M.D., Chung-Hua Hsu, M.D., Ph.D*. Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on Health-related Quality of Life and Obesity-related Hormone in Obese Women. Taipei City Med J (2013; 10(3): 182-194)
  37. Chia-Yu Liu, Chien-Jung Huang, Lin-Huang Huang, I-Ju Chen, Jung-Peng Chiu, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Effects of Green Tea Extract on Insulin Resistance and Glucagon-like peptide 1 in patients with type 2 diabetes and lipid abnormalities. PLOS ONE. (2014;9(3):e91163)[SCI]
  38. Yu-Yun Chang, Li-Yu Wang, Chia-Yu Liu, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Effect of kuan sin yin and buddhism-based program on quality of life in cancer outpatients: a pilot study. Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine.(2014;11(1):5-13)
  39. Po-Hsuan Lu, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Body Mass Index Is Negatively Associated With Acne Lesion Counts in Taiwanese Women with Post-Adolescent Acne. JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY.( 2014; 28(9) DOI: 10.1111/jdv.12754)[SCI]
  40. Chiu JH, Chang CJ, Wu JC, Liu HJ, Wen CS, Hsu CH, Chen JL, Tseng LM, Chen WS, Shyr YM. Screening to Identify Commonly Used Chinese Herbs That Affect ERBB2 and ESR1 Gene Expression Using the Human Breast Cancer MCF-7 Cell Line. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med.( 2014:965486. doi: 10.1155/2014/965486. Epub 2014 May 27.) [SCI]
  41. Tsai-Feng Li, Ching-Cheng Lin, Hui-ping Tsai, Chung-Hua Hsu* and Shu-Ling Fu*. Effects of Kuan-Sin-Yin decoction on immunomodulation and tumorigenesis in mouse tumor models. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (2014; 14:488) [SCI]
  42. Tasi-Ju Chien, MD, Chia-Yu Liu, MD, Yi-Fang Chang, MD, CHing-Ju Fang, MLIS, and Chung–Hua Hsu* MD PhD. Acupuncture for Treating Aromatase Inhibitor-Related Arthralgia in Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. THE JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE. (2015; 21(5):251-260). [SCI]
  43. Ann Charis Tan, Chia-Yu Liu, MD, Li-Yu Wang, MSc, and Chung-Hua Hsu, MD, PhD*. Lower Meridian Electrical Conductance in Patients with Cancer Who Have Poorer Nutritional Status. MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE. (2015; 27(1):14-22)
  44. Shang-Chih Chang, Chung-Hua Hsu, Chun-Kai Hsu, Stephen Shei-Dei Yang, and Shang-Jen Chang*.The Efficacy of Acupuncture in Managing Patients With Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis. Neurourology and Urodynamics (6 JAN 2016 DOI 10.1002/nau) [Epub ahead of print] [SCI]
  45. Tsai-Ju Chien, MD, Chia-Yu Liu, MD, Pin-Hao Ko,and Chung-Hua Hsu, MD, PhD. A Chinese Decoction, Kuan-Sin-Yin, Improves Autonomic Function and Cancer-Related Symptoms of Metastatic Colon Cancer. Integrative Cancer Therapies (2016; Vol. 15(1) 113–123) [SCI]
  46. I-Ju Chen, Chia-Yu Liu, Jung-Peng Chiu, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Therapeutic effect of high-dose green tea extract on weight reduction:A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Clinical Nutrition. (2016; 35: 592-599) [SCI]
  47. P. H. Lu and C. H. Hsu*. Does supplementation with green tea extract improve acne in post-adolescent women? A randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled clinical trial. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. (2016; 25:159-163) [SCI]
  48. P. H. Lu, Y. L. Song and C. H. Hsu, Ghrelin level negatively predicts quality of life in obese women. Psychology, Health & Medicine (2016 May; 26:1-10) [SCI]
  49. Chia-Yu Liua,b,c, Pin-Hao Kod, Hung-Rong Yene,f,g, Chen-Hung Chengb, Yu-Hsien Lih,Zih-Han Liaoa, Chung-Hua Hsua,b,e, The Chinese medicine Kuan-Sin-Yin improves liver function inpatients with chronic hepatitis C: A randomised andplacebo-controlled trial. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 27 (2016) 114–122[SCI]
  50. Tsai-Ju Chien (MD, MA, MS, PhD)a,b,, Chia-Yu Liua,c,d, Ruey-Hwa Lu (MD)e, Chin-Wei Kuo (MD)e, Yang-Chao Linf , Chung-Hua Hsu (MD, PhD)a,c,d, Therapeutic efficacy of Traditional Chinese medicine, “Kuan-Sin-Yin”, in patients undergoing chemotherapy for advanced colon cancer – A controlled trial. Complementary Therapies in Medicine(2016 Dec;29:204-212)
  51. Li-Wen Huang a, b, I-Ju Chen a, c, Chung-Hua Hsu a, c, * Influence of traditional Chinese medicine syndrome groups on quality of life in women with metabolic syndrome.Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 6(2016) 404-408[SCI]
  52. Chia-Yu Liu1,2,3, Jui-Ying Chu2, Jen-Huai Chiang4,5,6, Hung-Rong Yen4,7,8*and Chung-Hua Hsu1,2,8* Utilization and prescription patterns of traditional Chinese medicine for patients with hepatitis C in Taiwan: a population-based study BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 Oct 21;16(1):397[SCI]
  53. Tsai-Ju Chien1,2*, Chung-Hua Hsu2,3, Shang-Chih Chang2,3, Yu-Yu Chang4 and Fang-Yu Li5 The Effect of Integrated TCM with Chemotherapy on Quali-ty of life and TCM Syndrome.Journal of Family Medicine and Disease Prevention 2017 Feb,3:049
  54. Yu-Yun Chang, MS1,2, Li-Yu Wang, MS3, Chia-Yu Liu, MD1,3, Tsai-Ju Chien, MD1,3, I-Ju Chen, MD1,3, and Chung-Hua Hsu, MD, PhD1,3,4 The Effects of a Mindfulness Meditation Program on Quality of Life in Cancer Outpatients: An Exploratory Study Integrative Cancer Therapies 2017 Feb 1-8[SCI]
  55. Yu KC1,2Wei HT3Yeh YH1Hsu CH1,2. Traditional Chinese medicine-facilitated treatments may relieve anxiety symptoms during drug switching from methadone to buprenorphine/naloxone for treating opioid dependence. British medicine journal(BMJ)2017 Nov 9[SCI]
  56. I-Ju Chen, MD,1–4 Yuh-Hsiang Yeh, MD, PhD,1,2 and Chung-Hua Hsu, MD, PhD1–3,5 Therapeutic Effect of Acupoint Catgut Embedding in Abdominally Obese Women: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study. JOURNAL OF WOMEN’S HEALTH 2018 Jun