Dr. Amie W. Hsia serves as Medical Director of the Stroke Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC; Program Manager, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Stroke Program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center; and Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Dr. Hsia's main area of research is stroke, especially the delivery of care to stroke victims who come from at-risk or medically underserved communities.
Dr. Hsia has published many abstracts and several book chapters in her area of expertise, and her research work has been published in leading academic journals, including Stroke and Neurology. Dr. Hsia serves as an ad hoc reviewer for publications such as the Annals of Neurology, Archives of Internal Medicine, Neurology, and the Journal of Neurosurgery. Her research in stroke care, the delivery of care, and disparities of stroke care has been featured in the national media, including the Washington Post.
Dr. Hsia received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her medical degree from Duke University. She completed her neurology residency at Stanford University, where she also served as Chief Resident. She remained at Stanford for her fellowship training in stroke and neuro-critical care.