Joseph R. Hsu, MD

Vice Chair of Quality

Joseph R. Hsu, MD is the vice chair of quality of Atrium Health's Musculoskeletal Institute and professor of Orthopaedic Trauma and director of the Limb Lengthening and Deformity Serivce. He is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and an Honor Graduate from the United States Military Academy in 1994. Dr. Hsu did medical school, residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, and fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Tulane University and Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA. He also completed Limb Deformity fellowships in Lecco, Italy and Kurgan, Russia. Dr. Hsu served in the US Army and deployed in 2006 to Baghdad, Iraq. He spent the majority of his military career trying to optimize outcome for limb reconstruction patients. Much of Dr. Hsu’s research now involves guiding safe opioid prescribing and true multimodal pain management for clinicians.


Medical school
Tulane University of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Tulane University of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Tulane University and Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Tulane University Department of General Surgery