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 critical 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.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2001)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2004), Internal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (2006), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2007), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
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
  • 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 Persistent 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


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