Eric S. Hsu, MD

Eric S. Hsu, MD

Pain Medicine
Primary Location
Santa Monica Pain Medicine
1245 16th Street
Suite 225
Santa Monica, California 90404


Dr. Hsu emphasizes on interdisciplinary evaluation and consultation, multimodal non-opioid pain medicine, conservative and interventional approach on acute and pain medicine in both ambulatory and inpatient consult service.

Dr. Hsu has participated in teaching and mentoring fourth year medical students, Anesthesiology Residency Program, and Pain Medicine Fellowship at UCLA for over 25 years.

Dr. Hsu is board certified in Anesthesiology and has additional subspecialty certificate and recertification in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA).

Dr. Hsu is the first author of the book "Problem Based Pain Management", author and editor of the book "Acupuncture and Pain Management".

Dr. Hsu is a faculty member of "Acupuncture Workshop" at Annual convention of American Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr. Hsu also served on editorial board of  "Journal of Medical Acupuncture" by American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

As an invited national and international speaker on continued medical education (CME) programs, Dr. Hsu presented on various topics including acute and chronic pain medicine, pain management in the elderly, herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: CRPS I Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), and CRPS II Causalgia, myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), comprehensive cancer pain medicine, complimentary and alternative pain management (CAM).


Hokkien, Chinese - Mandarin, English


Medical Board Certifications

Pain Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1994
Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1993


Stanford University School of Medicine, 1991


Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 1990


Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 1987


Taipei Medical College, MD, 1981

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


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