Michael H. Hsieh
  • Urology Department, Stanford University, USA
Research fields
  • Immunology
Personal information


Ph. D. in Microbiology and Immunology, Thomas Jefferson University, 2001

Current position

Assistant Professor, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford University, USA

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Weinberg, A. E., Hazard, F. K. and Hsieh, M. H. (2012). A case of genitourinary Crohn's disease. Urology80(5): 1132-1134.
  2. Payne, R. and Hsieh, M. (2012). Reinforcements arrive for the war against chronic cystitis and bladder cancer. BJU Int110(9): 1223-1224.
  3. Hsieh, M. H., Eisenberg, M. L., Hittelman, A. B., Wilson, J. M., Tasian, G. E. and Baskin, L. S. (2012). Caucasian male infants and boys with hypospadias exhibit reduced anogenital distance. Hum Reprod27(6): 1577-1580.
  4. Fu, C. L., Odegaard, J. I., Herbert, D. R. and Hsieh, M. H. (2012). A novel mouse model of Schistosoma haematobium egg-induced immunopathology. PLoS Pathog8(3): e1002605.(Recommended by Faculty of 1000)
  5. Elliott, C. S., Hsieh, M. H., Sokol, E. R., Comiter, C. V., Payne, C. K. and Chen, B. (2012). Robot-assisted versus open sacrocolpopexy: a cost-minimization analysis. J Urol187(2): 638-643.(Commentary by Toby Chai in “Are Costs for Robotic Assisted Sacrocolpopexy Lower Than Those for Open Sacrocolpopexy?”)
  6. Hsieh MH and Versalovic J: Probiotics-Mediated Suppression of Vaginal Biofilm Function and Pediatric Bacteriuria. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 2012; 33(3): 9-11.
  7. Hsieh, M. H. (2012). Editorial comment. J Urol188(4 Suppl): 1648
  8. Fu, C. L., Apelo, C. A.*, Torres, B.*, Thai, K. H. and Hsieh, M. H. (2011). Mouse bladder wall injection. J Vis Exp(53): e2523.
  9. Eisenberg, M. L., Hsieh, M. H., Walters, R. C., Krasnow, R. and Lipshultz, L. I. (2011). The relationship between anogenital distance, fatherhood, and fertility in adult men. PLoS One6(5): e18973.
  10. Bayne, A. P., Alonzo, D. G., Hsieh, M. H. and Roth, D. R. (2011). Impact of anatomical and socioeconomic factors on timing of urological consultation for boys with cryptorchidism. J Urol186(4 Suppl): 1601-1605.
  11. Hsieh, M. H., Alonzo, D. G., Gonzales, E. T., Jones, E. A., Cisek, L. J. and Roth, D. R. (2011). Ex-premature infant boys with hypospadias are similar in size to age-matched, ex-premature infant boys without hypospadias. J Pediatr Urol7(5): 543-547.
  12. Hsieh, M. H., Wildenfels, P. and Gonzales, E. T., Jr. (2011). Surgical antibiotic practices among pediatric urologists in the United States. J Pediatr Urol7(2): 192-197.
  13. Hsieh, M. H. (2011). Editorial comment. J Urol185(5): 1898-1899.
  14. Hsieh MH. Editorial Comment for “Pediatric Pyelonephritis: A Population-based Study of California From 1985-2006”. J Urol; 2011, in press.
  15. Guest editor, “Recurrent Febrile Urinary Tract Infections in the Anatomically Normal Child: The Greatest ‘Mundane’ Challenge of Pediatric Urology?” Contributors: Copp HL, Hagerty JA, de Jong TPVM. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 2011; 32(5): 1-4.
  16. Hsieh, M. H. (2011). Editorial comment. J Urol186(3): 1034.
  17. Hsieh, M. H., Madden-Fuentes, R. J., Lindsay, N. E. and Roth, D. R. (2010). Treatment of pediatric vesicoureteral reflux using endoscopic injection of hyaluronic acid/dextranomer gel: intermediate-term experience by a single surgeon. Urology76(1): 199-203.
  18. Thai, K. H., Thathireddy, A. and Hsieh, M. H. (2010). Transurethral induction of mouse urinary tract infection. J Vis Exp(42).
  19. El-Hattab, A. W., Skorupski, J. C., Hsieh, M. H., Breman, A. M., Patel, A., Cheung, S. W. and Craigen, W. J. (2010). OEIS complex associated with chromosome 1p36 deletion: a case report and review. Am J Med Genet A152A(2): 504-511.
  20. Hsieh, M. H., Madden-Fuentes, R. J., Bayne, A., Munch, E., Wildenfels, P., Alexander, S. J., Gonzales, E. T., Jr., Cisek, L. J., Jones, E. A. and Roth, D. R. (2010). Cross-sectional evaluation of parental decision making factors for vesicoureteral reflux management in children. J Urol184(4 Suppl): 1589-1593.
  21. Hsieh, M. H., Hollander, A., Lamb, D. J. and Turek, P. J. (2010). The genetic and phenotypic basis of infertility in men with pediatric urologic disorders. Urology76(1): 25-31.
  22. Bayne, A. P., Madden-Fuentes, R. J., Jones, E. A., Cisek, L. J., Gonzales, E. T., Jr., Reavis, K. M., Roth, D. R. and Hsieh, M. H. (2010). Factors associated with delayed treatment of acute testicular torsion-do demographics or interhospital transfer matter? J Urol184(4 Suppl): 1743-1747.
  23. Meng MV and Hsieh MH: Medicolegal Aspects of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, Chapter in “Complications of Robotic and Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery”. 1st edition, pp. 293-306. Edited by Reza Ghavamian, Springer and Humana Press, 2010.
  24. Hsieh MH, Meng MV, Baskin LS. Reply by the authors. Urology; 2010; 76(3):770.
  25. Breyer BN, DiSandro M, Baskin LS, Hsieh MH: Evaluation and Treatment of the Undescended Testicle in Obese Males. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 2010; 31(5):2-3.
  26. Olweny, E. O., Hsieh, M. H., Buckley, J. C. and McAninch, J. W. (2009). Invasive neuroendocrine tumor of the kidney: a case report. Rare Tumors1(2): e37.
  27. Aaronson, D. S., Walsh, T. J., Smith, J. F., Davies, B. J., Hsieh, M. H. and Konety, B. R. (2009). Meta-analysis: does lidocaine gel before flexible cystoscopy provide pain relief? BJU Int104(4): 506-509; discussion 509-510.
  28. Breyer, B. N., DiSandro, M., Baskin, L. S. and Hsieh, M. H. (2009). Obesity does not decrease the accuracy of testicular examination in anesthetized boys with cryptorchidism. J Urol181(2): 830-834.
  29. Dorsey, F. Y., Hsieh, M. H. and Roth, D. R. (2009). 46,XX SRY-negative true hermaphrodite siblings. Urology73(3): 529-531.
  30. Hsieh, M. H., Roth, D. R. and Meng, M. V. (2009). Economic analysis of infant vs postpubertal orchiopexy to prevent testicular cancer. Urology73(4): 776-781.
  31. Hsieh, M. H., Bayne, A., Cisek, L. J., Jones, E. A. and Roth, D. R. (2009). Bladder injuries during laparoscopic orchiopexy: incidence and lessons learned. J Urol182(1): 280-284; discussion 284-285.
  32. Hsieh, M. H., Madden-Fuentes, R. J. and Roth, D. R. (2009). Urologic diagnoses among infants hospitalized for urinary tract infection. Urology74(1): 100-103.
  33. Hsieh, M. H., Lai, J., Saigal, C. S. and Urologic Diseases in America, P. (2009). Trends in prenatal sonography use and subsequent urologic diagnoses and abortions in the United States. J Pediatr Urol5(6): 490-494.
  34. Hsieh, M. H., Meng, M. V., Walsh, T. J., Matthay, K. K. and Baskin, L. S. (2009). Increasing incidence of neuroblastoma and potentially higher associated mortality of children from nonmetropolitan areas: analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results database. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol31(12): 942-946.
  35. Hsieh MH. Editorial Comment for “Identification of Differentially Expressed Genes in Human Cryptorchid Testes Using Suppression Subtractive Hybridization”. J Urol; 2009; 181(3):1337.
  36. Hsieh, M. H. (2009). Editorial comment. J Urol182(4 Suppl): 1687.
  37. Hsieh, M. H., Breyer, B. N., Eisenberg, M. L. and Baskin, L. S. (2008). Associations among hypospadias, cryptorchidism, anogenital distance, and endocrine disruption. Curr Urol Rep9(2): 137-142.
  38. Hsieh, M. H., Meng, M. V. and Baskin, L. S. (2008). Outcomes and cost analysis of pyeloplasty for antenatally diagnosed ureteropelvic junction obstruction using Markov models. Urology72(4): 794-799.
  39. Hsieh, M. H., Tan, A. G. and Meng, M. V. (2008). Medical malpractice in American urology: 22-year national review of the impact of caps and implications for contemporary practice. J Urol 179(5): 1944-1949; discussion 1949.
  40. Hsieh, M. H. and Versalovic, J. (2008). The human microbiome and probiotics: implications for pediatrics. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care38(10): 309-327.
  41. Kalfa, N., Liu, B., Cao, M., Vilella, M., Hsieh, M. and Baskin, L. S. (2008). 3-dimensional neuroanatomy of the human fetal pelvis: anatomical support for partial urogenital mobilization in the treatment of urogenital sinus. J Urol180(4 Suppl): 1709-1714; discussion 1714-1705.
  42. Hsieh MH and Turek PJ: Pediatric urinary tract infections. Website for AUA National Medical Student Curriculum, 2008. Link:
  43. Hsieh MH and Reid G: Preventing urinary tract infections in children-the potential of probiotics. U.S. Pediatrics, Touch Briefings; 2008; 4(1): 40-42.
  44. Hsieh, M. H., Grantham, E. C., Liu, B., Macapagal, R., Willingham, E. and Baskin, L. S. (2007). In utero exposure to benzophenone-2 causes hypospadias through an estrogen receptor dependent mechanism. J Urol178(4 Pt 2): 1637-1642.
  45. Hsieh, M. H. and Meng, M. V. (2007). Decision analysis and Markov modeling in urology. J Urol178(5): 1867-1874.
  46. Hsieh, M. H., Meng, M. V. and Turek, P. J. (2007). Markov modeling of vasectomy reversal and ART for infertility: how do obstructive interval and female partner age influence cost effectiveness? Fertil Steril88(4): 840-846.
  47. Hsieh, M. H., Swana, H. S., Baskin, L. S. and Meng, M. V. (2007). Cost-utility analysis of treatment algorithms for moderate grade vesicoureteral reflux using Markov models. J Urol177(2): 703-709; discussion 709.
  48. Shiroyanagi, Y., Liu, B., Cao, M., Agras, K., Li, J., Hsieh, M. H., Willingham, E. J. and Baskin, L. S. (2007). Urothelial sonic hedgehog signaling plays an important role in bladder smooth muscle formation. Differentiation75(10): 968-977.
  49. Hsieh MH and Baskin LS: Two sisters with 21-hydroxylase deficiency and differing degrees of genital virilization after prenatal corticosteroid treatment. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 2007; 28(3):6.
  50. Hsieh MH and Baskin LS: Bilateral antenatal hydronephrosis and a dilated bladder: a postnatal diagnostic dilemma. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 2007; 28(3): 9.
  51. Hsieh, M. H., Perry, V., Gupta, N., Pearson, C. and Nguyen, H. T. (2006). The effects of detethering on the urodynamics profile in children with a tethered cord. J Neurosurg105(5 Suppl): 391-395.
  52. Nguyen, H. T., Hsieh, M. H., Gaborro, A., Tinloy, B., Phillips, C. and Adam, R. M. (2006). JNK/SAPK and p38 SAPK-2 mediate mechanical stretch-induced apoptosis via caspase-3 and -9 in NRK-52E renal epithelial cells. Nephron Exp Nephrol102(2): e49-61.
  53. Hsieh, M. H. and Nguyen, H. T. (2005). Molecular mechanism of apoptosis induced by mechanical forces. Int Rev Cytol245: 45-90.
  54. Joel, A. B., Rubenstein, J. N., Hsieh, M. H., Chi, T., Meng, M. V. and Stoller, M. L. (2005). Failed percutaneous balloon dilation for renal access: incidence and risk factors. Urology66(1): 29-32.
  55. Hsieh, M. H. and Nguyen, H. T. (2005). Molecular mechanism of apoptosis induced by mechanical forces. Int Rev Cytol245: 45-90.
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