Evelyn Kanyu Hsu, MD

Evelyn Kanyu Hsu, MD

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Transplantation, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research

On staff since August 2011

Children's Title: Director, Hepatology Fellowship Program

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"I love my job. It is a great honor and privilege to partner with patients and their families as they adjust to challenges of their diagnosis and see that hope and happiness can lie beyond their difficult journey. They, along with the amazing team I partner with here at Seattle Children's, are a daily inspiration. I believe that we can achieve the ideal outcome for every child and allow them to realize their life's dreams; this is what drives me forward in my both my clinical work and my research."

Evelyn Hsu, MD joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2011. She earned a medical doctorate degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin in 2003, following which she completed pediatric residency training at the University of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital in 2006. She went on to pursue further subspecialty fellowship training at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and Pediatric Advanced/Transplant Hepatology. She is boarded in Pediatrics (2006), subspecialty boarded in Pediatric Gastroenterology (2011) and has additional certification in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology (2012).


  • Jennifer Stevensville Montana 12.26.12

    Dr. Hsu is an AMAZING doctor and an even more wonderful person! My 6 year old son Jonah was recently Life Flighted to Seattle Children's Hospital for Acute Liver Failure. Dr. Hsu was there for Jonah and my family from the minute we were admitted to the hospital. Through every decision, she was always there to reassure and comfort us. I could not have asked for a better team of doctors. Although the experience of Acute Liver Failure was beyond imaginable, Dr. Hsu and her team were absolutely amazing in every way. Thank you so much!


Board Certification(s)


Medical/Professional School

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison


Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle


Pediatric Gastroenterology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Advanced Hepatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Clinical Interests

Pediatric liver and small-intestine transplant, childhood cholestasis, autoimmune liver disease, viral hepatitis. Long-term outcomes for pediatric liver transplant recipients, Childhood cholestatic liver disease

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2015 Seattle Met Magazine 2015
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award University of Washington Pediatric Residency Program June 21, 2013
Waisman Award for Excellence in Pediatrics University of Wisconsin Medical School 2003
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society University of Wisconsin Medical School 2003


  • Hsu EK, Murray KF
    Cirrhosis and Chronic Liver Failure
    Liver Disease in Children, editors Suchy F, Sokol R, Balistereri W. , 2014 : Chapter 6(Fourth edition)
  • Hsu E, Horslen S
    The emergence of eosinophilic disorders in pediatric transplant recipients.
    24164823 Pediatric transplantation , 2013 Dec. : 17(8)713-5
  • Hsu EK, Chugh P, Kronman MP, Markowitz JE, Piccoli DA, Mamula P
    Incidence of perforation in pediatric GI endoscopy and colonoscopy: an 11-year experience.
    23433599 Gastrointestinal endoscopy , 2013 June : 77(6)960-6
  • Hsu EK
    Schwartz's Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics , 2013 : 5th edition(Chapter 45)
  • Hsu EK
    Schwartz's Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics , 2013 : 5th edition(Chapter 14)
  • Hsu EK, Reyes JD
    Pediatric Liver Transplantation
    Diseases of the Liver in Children: Evaluation and Management, editors Murray KF and Horslen SP. , 2013
  • Hsu E, Murray K
    Is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children the same disease as in adults?
    22824482 Clinics in liver disease , 2012 Aug. : 16(3)587-98
  • Evelyn Kanyu Hsu, MD, Hsu EK, Mamula P, Ruchelli ED
    Intestinal Polyposis Syndromes
    eMedicine from WebMD , 2011 Jan. 3 :
  • Evelyn Kanyu Hsu, MD, Hsu EK, Wu GD.
    Gut Microbes, Immunity and Metabolism
    Metabolic Basis of Obesity; Editor, Ahima R. Springer, New York , 2011 : 311-350
  • Evelyn Kanyu Hsu, MD, Javid PJ, Malone FR, Dick AA, Hsu E, Sunseri M, Healey P, Horslen SP
    A contemporary analysis of parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in surgical infants
    Journal of Pediatric Surgery , 2011 : 46: 1913-1917
  • Evelyn Kanyu Hsu, MD, Mascarenhas M, Hsu EK
    Treatment of gastrointestinal complications of Cystic Fibrosis
    US Respiratory Reviews , 2008
  • Evelyn Kanyu Hsu, MD, Hsu EK, Murray KF
    Hepatitis B and C in children
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol , 2008 : 5(6): 311-320
  • Evelyn Kanyu Hsu, MD, Hsu EK, Murray KF
    Hepatitis C in Children
    J Pediatr Infect Dis , 2007 : (1): 3-9


Presentations Title Event Location Date
Common Problems in Pediatric Gastroenterology Pediatric Grand Rounds, The Everett Clinic Everett, Washington Sept. 27, 2011
Pediatric Mortality on the Liver Transplant Wait List: A Single-Center 15 year Experience (poster presentation) AASLD Single Topic Conference: Pediatric Transplantation Atlanta, GA March 18, 2011
Oral Antibiotics Reverse Maladaptive Metabolic Responses to a Low Protein Diet (poster presentation) Digestive Diseases Week New Orleans, LA May 4, 2010
Innate and Adaptive Immunity Regulate Metabolic Responses to Parasitic Nematode Infection (poster presentation) Digestive Diseases Week Chicago, IL May 2, 2009
Innate and Adaptive Immunity Regulate Metabolic Responses to Parasitic Nematode Infection (poster presentation) CHOP Fellows Research Day Feb. 25, 2009