Biography

Hsienchang Thomas Chiu completed his undergraduate training in biology and anthropology in Massachusetts Institute of Technology and he completed his medical school training, internal medicine residency, and pulmonary and criticial care medicine fellowhip at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He completed an additional year of post-fellowship training in interventional pulmonology at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center at Houston.  Dr. Chiu is a Diplomat of the American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology.

Education

Medical School UT Southwestern Medical Center (2001)
Residency UT Southwestern Medical Center (2004), Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (2006), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center (2007), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
Fellowship M D Anderson Cancer Center (2008), Pulmonary Medicine

Clinical Interest

Lung (Pulmonary) Disorders
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Lung Cancer & Other Thoracic Malignancies
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Pleural Disease
Therapeutic & Diagnostic Procedures for Lung Disease
  • Airway Stenosis
  • Cancer Related Pulmonary Complications
  • Emphysema & Bullous Disease
  • Lung (Pulmonary) Nodules
  • Lung Cancer, Masses & Tumors
  • Mediastinal & Hilar Lymphadenopathy
  • Mediastinal & Hilar Masses
  • Suspected Pulmonary Malignancy by Imaging (Abnormal Thoracic Imaging)
  • Tracheomalacia & Central Airway Obstruction
Interventional Pulmonology
  • Advanced Diagnostic & Therapeutic Bronchoscopy with Various Interventional Techniques
  • Bronchoscopy with Airway Dilation, De-Bulking & Foreign Body Removal
  • Bronchoscopy with Cryotherapy
  • Bronchoscopy with Management of Persistant Air Leaks & Broncho-Pleural Fistulas including Intrabronchial Valves (IBV)
  • Bronchoscopy with Prostheses (Stent)
  • Bronchoscopy with Thermal Ablation Techniques
  • Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy (ENB)
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (Linear & Radial EBUS)
  • Pleural Drainage Techniques including Indwelling Tunneled Pleural Catheters
  • Pleuroscopy & Pleural Biopsies
  • Thin & Ultrathin Bronchoscopy for Diagnostic & Therapeutic Interventions

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Familial spontaneous pneumothorax.
Chiu HT, Garcia CK. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine July 2006 12(4) 268-272

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • American College of Chest Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society