Joey Hsia
MD MD - Doctor of Medicine


UCSF Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Joey Hsia
MD MD - Doctor of Medicine


UCSF Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Additional Job Duties

Ophthalmic Clinic Director of UCSF Berkeley Outpatient Center


Case Western Reserve University, 2013

University of California San Francisco, 2017

Glaucoma, University of California San Francisco, 2018


Post-phacoemulsification iris changes in eyes with glaucoma or glaucoma suspect status. PLoS One. 2018; 13(12):e0208776. Wang Q, Perez CI, Masis M, Feinstein M, Mora M, Lin SC, Hsia YC. PMID: 30543659.

Expert practice patterns and opinions on corneal cross-linking for infectious keratitis. BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2018; 3(1):e000112. Hsia YC, Moe CA, Lietman TM, Keenan JD, Rose-Nussbaumer J. PMID: 29657977.

A Painful Red Eye. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 Mar 01; 136(3):299-300. Hsia YC, Naseri A, Schallhorn JM. PMID: 29242917.

Use of Nd:YAG laser to recanalize occluded Cypass Micro-Stent in the early post-operative period. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2018 Jun; 10:114-116. Perez CI, Chansangpetch S, Hsia YC, Lin SC. PMID: 29520377.

Anterior segment parameters as predictors of intraocular pressure reduction after phacoemulsification in eyes with open-angle glaucoma. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2017 07; 43(7):879-885. Hsia YC, Moghimi S, Coh P, Chen R, Masis M, Lin SC. PMID: 28823432.

Epstein-Barr Virus Neuroretinitis in a Lung Transplant Patient. J Neuroophthalmol. 2017 03; 37(1):43-47. Hsia YC, Chin-Hong PV, Levin MH. PMID: 27525478.

Early Reoperation Rate, Complication, and Outcomes in Resident-performed Glaucoma Surgery. J Glaucoma. 2017 Feb; 26(2):87-92. Hsia YC, Lee JH, Cui QN, Stewart JM, Naseri A, Porco T, Stamper RL, Han Y. PMID: 28002187.

Effect of mitomycin c and 5-flurouracil adjuvant therapy on the outcomes of Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2017 Mar; 45(2):128-134. Cui QN, Hsia YC, Lin SC, Stamper RL, Rose-Nussbaumer J, Mehta N, Porco TC, Naseri A, Han Y. PMID: 27490793.

Distinct roles for Dectin-1 and TLR4 in the pathogenesis of Aspergillus fumigatus keratitis. PLoS Pathog. 2010 Jul 01; 6:e1000976. Leal SM, Cowden S, Hsia YC, Ghannoum MA, Momany M, Pearlman E. PMID: 20617171.

Low dose rotenone treatment causes selective transcriptional activation of cell death related pathways in dopaminergic neurons in vivo. Neurobiol Dis. 2009 Feb; 33(2):182-92. Meurers BH, Zhu C, Fernagut PO, Richter F, Hsia YC, Fleming SM, Oh M, Elashoff D, Dicarlo CD, Seaman RL, Chesselet MF. PMID: 19013527.

About Dr. Hsia

Dr. Yen Cheng (Joey) Hsia is an ophthalmologist who specializes in treating glaucoma in adults. He performs, laser glaucoma surgeries, traditional and minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries, as well as cataract surgeries. His expertise encompasses complex cataract procedures such as those that are combined with glaucoma surgery or secondary intraocular lens.

Hsia's research interests include how to improve outcomes in glaucoma surgery and understanding glaucoma among patients with high levels of myopia, or nearsightedness.

He belongs to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He is a member of the Society of Heed Fellows.

In his free time, Hsia enjoys traveling, scuba diving, and spending time with his family.