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Dr. Sigmund Hsu MD

Dr. Sigmund Hsu MD

Neuro Oncologist

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(713) 704-7100


Dr. Sigmund Hsu is fellowship trained and certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of neurological disorders in cancer patients. He specializes in primary brain tumors as well as brain and spinal cord metastases, cancer neurology and the treatment of chemotherapy neurotoxicity.

Dr. Hsu earned both his undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his medical internship at the Hospital of St. Raphael at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where he was awarded medical intern of the year in 1996.

After his residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, with Fred Plum, M.D., and Jerome Posner, M.D., Dr. Hsu completed his fellowship training in neuro-oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Prior to joining the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Dr. Hsu was on the faculty at MD Anderson, where he served as assistant professor of neuro-oncology and the neurology residency program director. He is a charter member of the Brain Tumor Network and has volunteered for several years for Run for the Rose, serving as the medical director from 2005-07.

Dr. Hsu has presented research at several national conferences, and his work has been published in numerous journals and textbooks. His most recent research has focused on novel therapies for recurrent primary CNS lymphoma, recurrent glioblastoma multiforme and intralumbar injections for cancer therapy, and he has several patents granted and pending for his treatments.

Dr. Hsu’s expertise includes treatment of the following:

  • Cancer neurology
  • Chemotherapy neurotoxicity
  • Leptomeningeal metastases
  • Meningeal malignancies
  • Recurrent glioblastoma multiforme

Physician Details

Medical Education
Brown University School of Medicine - Student Affairs, 1995
Internships & Residency
New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia Campus, 1999
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2002
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007