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Gynecologic Oncology

Gillian Hsieh, M.D.

Contact Information

Research/Clinical Interests

  • Developing computational methods to detect novel gene fusions in ovarian cancer using RNA-sequencing data
  • Pathogenesis of premalignant lesions in high-grade serous ovarian cancer
  • Prophylactic surgery for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer



July 2015
Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program
Stanford University /UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
July 2011 – 2015
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
June 2007-June 2011
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
Doctor of Medicine
September 2003 – June 2007
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Achievements & Recognition

  • Baylor College of Medicine Resident Research Grant (2013-2014)
  • National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) grant recipient (2004-2006)
  • Northwestern University Dean’s list (2003, 2006, 2007)


Selected Publications

  • Hsieh GL, Linesch S, Sajjad A, Macdonald A, Bonnen M, Anderson ML, Ludwig MS. Treatment Compliance and Outcomes for Women With Locoregionally Advanced Cervical Cancer Treated in a Safety Net Health System. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2015 Nov;25(9):1669-76.
  • Chan R, Cuthbertson D, Jeng Z, Hsieh G, Antosh D. Intraoperative ear bleeding with bilateral otorrhagia during laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan-Feb;21(1):e6-7
  • Hsieh G, Anderson ML. Female tubal sterilization: the time has come to routinely consider removal. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Nov;124(5):1033
  • Kurkowski JP, Hsieh G, Sokkary N, Santos X, Bercaw-Pratt JL, Dietrich JE. Knowledge of sexually transmitted infections among adolescents in the Houston
  • Area presenting for reproductive healthcare at Texas Children’s Hospital. J Pediatric Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Jun; 25 (3): 213-7.
  • Isheim D; Hsieh G; Noebe R; Seidman R. Nanostructural temporal evolution and solute partitioning in model NI-based superalloys containing ruthenium, rhenium, and tungsten Proceedings of an International Conference on Solid-Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials 2005. 2005;1: 309-314.
  • Zhou Y, Isheim D, Hsieh G, Noebe R, Seidman DN, Effect of a ruthenium addition on phase separation in a model Ni-Al-Cr-Ru superalloy, Philosophical Magazine. 2/2013; 93 (10-12): 1326-1350.