Hugo Hsu, MD
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Hugo Hsu, MD

  • Cornea and External Diseases
Doheny Eye Center UCLA Pasadena | 625 South Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 280, Pasadena, CA 91105


Dr. Hugo Hsu is an ophthalmologist sub-specializing in cornea and external diseases. Clinically, he specializes in corneal infectious diseases, penetrating and endothelial corneal transplantation (DSAEK) surgeries, pterygium surgery, secondary intraocular lens implantation and standard cataract surgery. His research interests include infectious keratitis, corneal transplantation and ocular microbiology.




Medical Board Certification

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, 2006


Cornea, University of Miami JFK Medical Center, 2004


Ophthalmology, USC University Hospital, 2003


Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 2000


MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1999


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Areas of Focus


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2024
  • Super Doctors® Southern California, 2023, 2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors, Pasadena Magazine, 2014-2021
  • Best Doctors of America. Saint Louis, MO 2007-2010
  • Champions of Care. Orange Coast Medical Center Foundation 2019
  • Excellence in Teaching Award. Department of Ophthalmology. Saint Louis University School of Medicine 2006.
  • Faculty Teaching Award. Department of Ophthalmology. USC Eye Institute, Keck USC School of Medicine 2014.