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About Dr. Katherine K Hsu
Dr. Katherine K Hsu, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA. She has 23 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease and Pediatrics. Dr. Hsu is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, Metrowest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital and New England Baptist Hospital. Dr. Hsu has received 2 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Katherine K Hsu has the following 3 specialties
- Pediatric Infectious Diseases
- Infectious Disease
An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Dr. Katherine K Hsu has the following 8 expertise
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS)
- HIV Infections
- Hepatitis C
Dr. Katherine K Hsu has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Katherine K Hsu is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Hsu is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
23 Years Experience
The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
Graduated in 1995
Boston University Medical Center
Dr. Katherine K Hsu accepts the following insurance providers.
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Locations & DirectionsBmc Section Of Pediatric Infectious Dise, 670 Albany St Ste 6, Boston, MA
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