Tain-Yen Hsia

Dr T-Y Hsia is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon. He  has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital for five years and is currently surgical lead for the heart transplantation and mechanical assist program. He also leads the Grown Up Congenital Heart Surgery service at Barts Hospital.

"Taking care of children with heart disease is a privilege and I am honoured to be able to part of the outstanding and special team at Great Ormond Street Hospital."

Dr T-Y Hsia  


All aspects of paediatric and adult congenital heart surgery, including ventricular assist devices and transplantation.


  • B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MD, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • General and Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Diplomat, American Board of Thoracic Surgery with Congenital Heart Surgery Subspecialty Certification
  • Specialist Register, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Post Medical Education and Training Board (UK)
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Member, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Research Interests

  1. Computational Modelling of Congenital Heart Defects and Surgical Reconstruction, Principle Investigator, Leducq Foundation Transatlantic Network of Excellence
  2. Integrated Wireless Intracardiac Pressure and Oxygen Sensor, Principle Investigator, American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant


Email: hsiat@gosh.nhs.uk

Telephone: 020 7813 8159 or through the GOSH switchboard (020 7405 9200)