David Hsi, MD

Co-Director, Heart & Vascular Institute, Chief,Cardiology, and Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons


Cardiovascular Disease

Medical School

Shanghai Medical University


Tufts University School of Medicine


Harvard Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Computed Tomography - Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate - Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography - National Board of Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology - Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine - American Board of Vascular Medicine

Member of:
Stamford Health Medical Group


More about David Hsi, MD


Dr. Hsi is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography. He has published extensively in peer reviewed publications such as the Circulation, Heart and Mayo Clinic Proceedings. He has special interest in advanced heart imaging, valve disease, sports cardiology, genetics and vascular medicine, and provides meticulous and individualized care for all his patients.

Dr. Hsi has developed an excellent rapport with primary care physicians, cardiologists and surgical colleagues in order to promote the highest quality of care and customer service.

He received the Excel Award during his medical residency; American College of Cardiology Travel Award for Cardiology Fellows; Outstanding Service Award in Cardiology, Mentor Award for Teaching of Cardiology Fellows; Best Physician Award (Cardiology) in New Jersey; Top Doctors (Cardiology) Philadelphia Magazine; and Top Doc (Cardiology) in Fairfield County, CT, by Castle Connolly in 2016.

Special Interests

  • Coronary artery disease 
  • Lipid disorders 
  • Hypertension 
  • Heart valve disease 
  • Advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging 
  • Sports cardiology 
  • Pregnancy related heart disease

Published Work

Echocardiography. 2017 Sep 24. doi: 10.1111/echo.13704. [Epub ahead of print]

Early anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity monitored by echocardiographic Doppler parameters combined with serum hs-cTnT.

Zhang CJ1, Pei XL1,2, Song FY1, Guo Y3, Zhang QL3, Shu XH1, Hsi DH4, Cheng LL1.

Echocardiographic Classification and Surgical Approaches to Double-Outlet Right Ventricle for Great Arteries Arising Almost Exclusively from the Right Ventricle

Kun-Jing Pang, Hong Meng, Sheng-Shou Hu, Hao Wang, David Hsi, Zhong-Dong Hua, Xiang-Bin Pan and Shou-Jun Li

Selecting an appropriate surgical approach for double-outlet right ventricle (DORV), a complex congenital cardiac malformation with many anatomic variations, is difficult. Therefore, we determined the feasibility of using an echocardiographic...

Texas Heart Institute Journal Aug 2017, Vol. 44, No. 4 (August 2017) pp. 245-251

Abstract | Full Text | PDF (623 KB) 

Gajanana D, Wheeler D, Hsi D, Kovach R, George JC. Percutaneous Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty and Clinical Outcomes in Severe Aortic Stenosis: Correlation of Procedural Technique and Efficacy. J Interv Cardiol. 2016 Aug 5. doi: 10.1111/joic.12330.

Acute Coronary Thrombosis and Multiple Coronary Aneurysms in a 22-Year-Old Man with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Jennifer Ayers, Ryan Mandell, Kintur Sanghvi, Rania Aboujaoude and David H. Hsi

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can cause diverse cardiovascular complications. In HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy, the prevalence of myocardial infarction has steadily increased over the years. Young patients who are naïve to antiretroviral...

Texas Heart Institute Journal Apr 2014, Vol. 41, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 208-211

Abstract | Full Text | PDF (399 KB)

Academic Appointment

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons


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