Chiu, Hsin-Yi, MD, PhD

Thoracic Surgery

• General thoracic surgery
• Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery
• Simulation
• Medical Education
• Evidence-based healthcare practice

• English
• Taiwanese
• Chinese



  • Medical doctor, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
  • Doctor of philosophy, Department of Animal Science and Technology, Physiology Laboratory, National Taiwan University, ROC



  • Attending Surgeon, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
  • Attending Surgeon, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Cardinal Tien Hospital, Fu-jen Medical University Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan, Republic of China
  • Attending Surgeon, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital , Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China


PUBLICATIONS(Updated in 2021.07):

  • Hsin Yi Chiu, Yi Chia Ho, Pei ChenYang, Chi Ming Chiang, Cheng Chin Chung, Wei CiaoWu, Yu Cih Lin, Chien Yu Chen, Yu ChungWu. Recommendation for management of patients with their first episode of primary spontaneous pneumothorax, using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery or conservative treatment. Scientific reports, 2021 May 25; 11(1): 19874 (IF: 4.380; Multidisciplinary 17/73=23%)
  • Chi-Ming Chiang, Hsin-Yi Chiu (co-first author), Chia-Sheng Chang, Ya-Yun Chien, De-Shien Jong, Leang-Shin Wu, Chih-Hsien Chiu. Role of KISS1 on cell proliferation and steroidogenesis in luteal cells in vitro and in vivo. J Chin Med Assoc, 2021 Apr 1; 84(4): 389-399 (IF: 2.740; Medicine: 62/169=36.6 %)
  • Chi-Ming Chiang, Hsin-Yi Chiu (co-first author), De-Shien Jong, Leang-Shin Wu, Yue-Jia Lee, Chih-Hsien Chiu. Role of the kisspeptin/KISS1 receptor system in the testicular development of mice. J Chin Med Assoc, 2021 Feb 1; 84(2): 203-211 (IF: 2.740; Medicine: 62/169=36.6 %)
  • Hsin-Yi Chiu, Chi-Ming Chiang, Szu-Peng Yeh, De-Shien Jong, Leang-Shin Wu, Hung-Chang Liu, Chih-Hsien Chiu. Effects of hyperinsulinemia on acquired resistance to epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase inhibitor via the PI3K/AKT pathway in non-small cell lung cancer cells in vitro. Oncol Lett, 2020 Sep; 20(5): 206-214 (IF: 2.97; Oncology: 184/242= 76%)
  • Hsin-Yi Chiu, Yi-No Kang, Wei-Lin Wang, Yiu-Shun Tong, Sheng-Wei Chang, Tsorng-Harn Fong, Po-Li Wei. Gender differences in the acquisition of suturing skills with the da Vinci surgical system. J Formosan Medical association, 2020 Jan; 119(1): 462-470 (IF: 3.28; Medicine: 53/169=31%) 6. Hsin-Yi Chiu, Yi-No Kang, Wei-Lin Wang, Chia-Che Chen, Wayne Hsu, Mei-Fang Tseng, Po-Li Wei. The Role of Active Engagement of Peer Observation in the Acquisition of Surgical Skills in Virtual Reality Tasks for Novices. J Surg Educ, 2019 Nov-Dec; 76(6):1655-1662 (IF: 2.89; Surgery 78/212=36%)
  • Chun-You Chen, Hui-Chun Hung, Hsin-Yi Chiu, Po-Li Wei, Pih-Lian Kuo, Jeng-Fong Chiou, Anita Preininger, Irene Dankwa-Mullan, Sarah Kefayati, Metasebya Solomon, Gretchen Jackson, KyuRhee, Yun Yen. Enhancing evidence-based medicine skills in oncology training with cognitive technology. J Clin Oncol, 2019 May; 37(15): 10532-10532 (IF: 32.956; Oncology: 2%)
  • Su-Huang Chang, Yi-No Kang, Hsin-Yi Chiu (corresponding author), Yu-Han Chiu, A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing pigtail catheter and chest tube as the initial treatment for pneumothorax. Chest, 2018 May; 153 (5): 1201-1212 (IF: 9.41; respiratory system: 6/64=9%) 9. Hsin-Yi Chiu, Yu-Han Chiu, Response. Chest, 2018 Sep; 154(3): 726 (IF: 9.41; respiratory system: 6/64=9%)
  • Hsin-Yi Chiu, Yi-No Kang, Response. Chest, 2018 Oct; 154(4): 995-996 (IF: 9.41; respiratory system: 6/64=9%)
  • Hsin-Yi Chiu, Yi-No Kang, Wei-Lin Wang, Hung-Chung Huang, Wayne Hsu, Yo-Shun Tong, Po-Li Wei, The effectiveness of a simulation-based flipped classroom in the acquisition of laparoscopic suturing skills in medical students – a pilot study. J Surg Educ, 2018 Mar-Apr; 75 (2): 326-332 (IF: 2.89; Surgery 78/212=36%)
  • Hsin-Yi Chiu, Yih-Gang Goan, En-Kuei Tang, Huang-Chou Chang, An uncommon cause of esophageal ulcer: a diagnostic pitfall. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2013 Feb;77(2):294-296 (IF: 9.427; Gastroenterology & hepatology: 12/92=13%)
  • Hsin-Yi Chiu, Yih-Gang Goan, Yo-Wen Chang, En-Kuei Tang, Hong-Shen Lin, Huang-Chou Chang, Non-endemic pulmonary coccidioidomycosis in Taiwan – a case report. Thorac Med 2010; 25: 311-316