David T. Hsieh


Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Chief, Physician Education
Location: San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX
Research Interests:
Seizures in infancy
Tuberous sclerosis complex
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2012 Fellowship, Pediatric Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2008 Fellowship, Pediatric Neurology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
2004 Residency, Pediatrics, David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA
2001 M.D., Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD


Dr. Hsieh is currently serving as Chief, Physician Education, Air Force Personnel Center, JBSA-Randolph. He has previously served as Lead, Primary Care Clinical Management Team, DHA; as the Air Force Pediatric Consultant, AFMRA, JBSA-Lackland; and as Chief, Medical Staff (SGH), 374th Medical Group, Yokota AB, Japan. Clinically, he has served as a staff child neurologist at San Antonio Military Medical Center and a staff pediatrician at David Grant Medical Center. He also spent four months as a staff physician aboard the US Naval Ship Comfort during Continuing Promise 2009. Dr. Hsieh is board certified in Pediatrics, Child Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Epilepsy.


Hsieh DT, Thiele EA. Ketogenic diet for other epilepsies. In: Masino SA, Boison D, D'Agostino DP, Kossoff EH, Rho JM, eds. Ketogenic Diet and Metabolic Therapies: Expanded Roles in Health and Disease, 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press, Apr 8, 2022.

Hsieh DT, Thiele EA. Epilepsy related conditions. In: Pellock JM, Nordli Jr. DR, Sankar R, Wheless JW, eds. Pediatric Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Therapy, 4th Edition. New York: Demos. Aug 24, 2016

Hsieh DT, Whiteway SL, Rohena LO, Thiele EA. Tuberous sclerosis complex: five new things. Neurology Clinical Practice 2016; 6: 1-9.

Bandino ML, Garfinkle RA, Zickefoose BA, Hsieh DT. Epilepsy at a summer camp for children and young adults with developmental disabilities: a three year experience. Military Medicine 2014; 179: 105-110.

Hsieh DT, Moorjani BI. Initiating and withdrawing medical management. In: Wheless JW, Clarke DF, McGregor AL, Pearl PL, Ng YT, eds., Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents. London: Wiley-Blackwell, Jan 18, 2013.

Hsieh DT, Jennesson MM, Thiele EA. Epileptic spasms in tuberous sclerosis complex. Epilepsy Research 2013; 106: 200-210.

Thibert RL, Larson AM, Hsieh DT, Raby AR, Thiele EA. Neurologic manifestations of Angelman syndrome. Pediatric Neurology 2013; 48: 271-279.

Hsieh DT, Thiele EA. Status epilepticus in the PICU: quieting the storm. Current Pediatrics Reports 2013; 1: 1-9.

Reyes IS, Hsieh DT, Laux LC, Wilfong AA. Alleged cases of vaccine encephalopathy rediagnosed years later as Dravet syndrome. Pediatrics 2011; 128: e699-e702.

Hsieh DT, Chang T, Tsuchida TN, Vezina LG, Vanderver A, Siedel J, Brown K, Berl MM, Stephens S, Zeitchick A, Gaillard WD. New onset afebrile seizures in infants: role of neuroimaging. Neurology 2010; 74: 150-156.