Hsiao-Chien Tsai

Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

• Anesthesiology
• Regional anesthesia

• English
• Chinese


Professional Education

  • Board certification: Taiwan Society of Anesthesiologists (2012)
  • Residency: Department of Anesthesiology, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei City (2008-2012)
  • Medical Doctor (MD), Taipei Medical University (2001-2008)


Administrative appointment

  • Clinical tutor at Taipei Medical University Hospital



  • Protection of dexmedetomidine against ischemia/reperfusion-induced apoptotic insults to neuronal cells occurs via an intrinsic mitochondria- dependent pathway. Gong-Jhe Wu, Jui-Tai Chen, Hsiao-Chien Tsai, Ta-Liang Chen, 
Shing-Hwa Liu, Ruei-Ming Chen. J Cell Biochem. 2016 Dec 17. doi: 10.1002/jcb.25847. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Effect of Intracuff Lidocaine on Postoperative Sore Throat and the Emergence Phenomenon: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Fai Lam, Yu-Cih Lin, Hsiao-Chien Tsai, Ta-Liang Chen, Ka-Wai Tam , Chien-Yu Chen (2015, Aug). PLOS ONE, 10(8):e0136184.
  • Propofol versus Midazolam for Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Cirrhotic Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Hsiao-Chien Tsai, Yu-Cih Lin, Ching-Lung Ko, Horng-Yuan Lou, Ta-Liang Chen, Ka-Wai Tam , Chien-Yu Chen (2015, Feb). PLOS ONE, 3;10(2):e0117585.
  • How Comorbidities and Preoperative Expenditures Correlate With Postoperative Adverse Outcomes. Chih-Hsiung Wu; Rei-Ming Chen; Hsiao-Chien Tsai; Chuen-Chau Chang; Hang Chang; Chien-Chang Liao; Ta-Liang Chen (2012, Nov). THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MANAGED CARE, 18(11):e405-e415.