Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Wellington Hsu of Northwestern Medicine

Spine Leaders

Wellington Hsu, MD, is a spine surgeon at Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine.

He received his medical degree from Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and did his residency at University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, according to Northwestern's website. He also did a fellowship at UW Health in Madison, Wis.

Dr. Hsu is also a professor at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. His practice focus areas include spinal fusion, spinal stenosis and sports-related spine injuries.

This year, he treated a soccer player from West Lafayette, Ind.-based Purdue University, according to a July 8 report from the Indianapolis Star. Sarah Griffith was living with back pain since high school, and it wasn't getting better after it persisted into college. Dr. Hsu performed a spinal fusion to treat spondylolisthesis.

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