Albert Hsu, MD, is a passionate patient advocate who prides himself on delivering cost-conscious personalized care. As a reproductive endocrinologist, he helps women and couples navigate numerous conditions, including polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, diminished ovarian reserve, hypothalamic pituitary dysfunction, hyperprolactinemia and disorders of the female reproductive tract.
In his spare time, Dr. Hsu is working with the Missouri State Medical Association and Missouri ACOG to help address the epidemic of maternal mortality in our state. He also loves playing ultimate frisbee, reading about history and current events, playing piano, following football and spending time with his family.
Education & Training
Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Baystate Medical Center
- Eastern Virginia Medical School
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In the News
Dr. Hsu has published papers on endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain, and he has earned multiple grants to study infertility and endometriosis. His recent research projects include investigating PCOS, vitamin D and infertility, markers of ovarian reserve, male factor infertility, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and more.
- In Vitro Fertilization
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Fertility Preservation and Oncofertility
- Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
- Reproductive Medicine
- Ovulation Induction
- Artificial Insemination
Areas of Expertise
- Mitochondria and Fertility
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Cost‐Effective In Vitro Fertilization
- Ovarian Reserve Testing
- Vitamin D
- Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
Awards & Honors
2017 “Top Doc” in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, New Hampshire Magazine
2013 First Prize, poster session, Eastern Virginia Medical School Research Symposium
2009 Endometriosis Association Young Investigator Travel Grant
2008 Ronald Burkman Departmental Research Award
2007 & 2008 Accomplished Teaching Citation, Tufts University
2007 Berlex-Resident Teaching Award, Tufts-Baystate Medical Center, Dept of Ob/Gyn
1996 Medical Scientist Training Program, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1996 William Stewart Jr Award for Community Service, MIT
1994 Howard Hughes Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship
- Albert L Hsu, Traci Johnson, Lynelle Phillips, Taylor B Nelson
Sources of Vaccine Hesitancy: Pregnancy, Infertility, Minority Concerns, and General Skepticism
Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 9, Issue 3, March 2022, ofab433, https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofab433
- Hamai CJ, Groves SD, Kostandinis T, Girald-Berlingeri S, Simon KE, Christy AY, Hsu AL.
Helping Military Families Grow: Increasing Infertility Coverage for Active-duty Servicemembers and Veterans.
Fertil Steril Dialog. Published online 7 Mar 2022
- Hsu AL, Johnson T, Phillips L, Nelson TB.
Sources of Vaccine Hesitancy: Pregnancy, Infertility, Minority Concerns, and General Skepticism.
Open Forum Infectious Diseases, March 2022; 9(3): pp “in progress;” https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofab433. Available online 19 Aug 2021 at: https://academic.oup.com/ofid/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/ofid/ofab433/6353950
- Guan M, Johannesen E, Tang CY, Hsu AL, Barnes CL, Burnam M, McElroy JA, Wan XF.
Intrauterine fetal demise in the third trimester of pregnancy associated with mild infection with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant without protection from vaccination
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiac007
- Hsu AL, Trotman R.
Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy, Skepticism, and Hostility in Missouri.
Mo Med. 2021 Sept-Oct 118(5): 396-400, at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34658421/
- Schaeffer A, Williams S, Sampson C, Johnson M, Phillips L, Nelson TB Hsu AL.
“Bracing for the Delta Hurricane: A Script for Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy, Amid a Pandemic of the Unvaccinated.”
Fertil Steril Dialog. Published online 8 Oct 2021: https://www.fertstertdialog.com/posts/bracing-for-the-delta-hurricane-a-script-for-addressing-vaccine-hesitancy-amid-a-pandemic-of-the-unvaccinated
- Hsu AL, Ohler AM, Goldstein A, Truong S, Tang Cy, Wan XF, McElroy JA.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Disease Severity: Pregnant vs Nonpregnant Women at 82 Facilities.
Clinical Infectious Diseases. In press.
- Watson RE, Nelson TB, Hsu AL.
Fertility considerations: The COVID-19 disease may have a more negative impact than the COVID-19 vaccine, especially among men.
Fertil Steril Dialog. Published online 19 Mar 2021: https://www.fertstertdialog.com/posts/fertility-considerations-the-covid-19-disease-may-have-a-more-negative-impact-than-the-covid-19-vaccine-especially-among-men?room_id=871-covid-19
- Hsu AL, Guan M, Johannesen E, Stephens AJ, Khaleel N, Kagan N, Tuhlei BC, Wan XF.
Placental SARS CoV-2 in a pregnant woman with mild COVID-19 disease.
J Med Virol. 2021 Feb;93(2):1038-1044. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7436499, DOI:10.1002/jmv.26386
- Hsu AL, Finlinson A, Warncke K.
“Mechanisms by Which SARS-CoV-2 May Impact Male Fertility.”
Reproductive Sciences. 2021 Feb; 28(2):332-333; doi: 10.1007/s43032-020-00304-5. PubMed PMID: 33025529
- Phillips L, Knobbe KR, Carson BN, Jorgensen L, Truong S, Mitchell J, Hsu AL.
“Lessons from Contact Tracing in Mid-Missouri.”
Mo Med. 2021 Jan-Feb; 118(1):81-84.
- Nelson T, Kagan N, Critchlow C, Hillard A, Hsu A.
The Danger of Misinformation in the COVID-19 Crisis.
Mo Med. 2020 Nov-Dec 117(6): 510-512.
- Article republished in Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association. 2021 Jan-Feb; pp 16-18 https://www.bluetoad.com/publication/?m=24761&i=694478&p=2
- Article republished in Utah Physician. 2021 Feb-Mar; pp 8-12 Utah Physician February / March 2021 by Mills Publishing Inc. - issuu
- Rodriguez C, Morris C, Hsu AL.
“Pediatric Care in the Age of COVID-19.”
Pediatr Ann. 2020; 49(9):e403-e404. (PMID 32929516)
- Sampson C, Zguta A, Hsu AL.
“COVID-19 response in mid-Missouri.”
Mo Med. 2020 May-Jun; 117(3):180-183, at:https://www.omagdigital.com/publication/?m=11307&i=662366&p=18 (PMID 32636541)
- Zagadailov P, Seifer DB, Shan H, Zarek SM, Hsu AL.
Do state insurance mandates alter ICSI utilization?
Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 18 (1): 33, 2020 (PMID 32334609)