Wellington K. Hsu, MD

Wellington K. Hsu, MD

4.6 
254 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Spine Surgery

Secondary Specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Orthobiologic Implants
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Degenerative Disease
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Related Spine Injury

Education

Medical Education:
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - 2001
Residency:
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center - 2007
Fellowships:
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics - 2008

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.6
4.6 
254 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.8
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.7
  • Clear Explanations
    4.7
  • Shows Concern
    4.7
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.7
  • Explains Medications
    4.7
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.6
  • Easy to Understand
    4.8
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.6
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.7

Reviews from Patients

39 Reviews
October 22, 2019

No bad experiences

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October 12, 2019

Dr. Hsu is the best. I love seeing him. He is so kind, compassionate and smart. Great physician. I am lucky to have him.

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October 02, 2019

Very good.

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September 27, 2019

Dr. Hsu was familiar with my history with him and very responsive to my current problem. He provided clear and complete information.

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September 18, 2019

I had a lot of questions about the healing process of my lower back injury. Dr. Hsu took time to answer thoroughly.

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August 08, 2019

I love Dr. Hsu. I have many doctors at different hospitals - he is my favorite. His office is organized, professional and they move you through the process with ease. Dr. Hsu is exceptional, provides clear explanations and is excellent at describing treatment.

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July 20, 2019

Dr. Hsu is outstanding. He is good at accessing the problem, making recommendations and being both kind and caring at the same time. i would recommend him to anyone!

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July 19, 2019

Good

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July 18, 2019

I was so impressed. Dr. Hsu was great.

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July 18, 2019

Dr. Hsu was a good listener; I like to talk to feel a new doctor understands my history and current concerns. He did not push me, cut me off, talk too fast, etc. He was also very clear when he said, "Now I will tell you my assessment and recommendations . When I'm done I will answer all your questions." And he did. very respectful. Good at "delivering bad news", and staying with me as I processed it. Candid, no minimizing risks.

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July 11, 2019

I have already recommended Dr. Wellington Hsu to a number of friends. He is top drawer in every way.

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June 06, 2019

Excellent PA and Doctor

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May 25, 2019

Dr. Hsu took time to listen carefully, ask questions, explain everything clearly and recommend a plan moving forward. He made me feel confident in his analysis, caring and the quality of the treatment.

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May 16, 2019

Very pleased with the doctor and his assistant so far.

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May 09, 2019

I wish all my doctors were like Dr. Hsu.

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April 18, 2019

Dr. Hsu was amazing! Such clear explanations and careful listing of options.

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April 16, 2019

Dr Hsu listens, is patient with my many questions. I never felt rushed.

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March 23, 2019

He explained everything he could do and couldn't do and most importantly WHY. This was a second opinion which did not differ fundamentally from the first , but the Doctor thoroughly explained that meant. I felt that I could ask as many questions as I needed also.

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March 14, 2019

Love Dr. Hsu

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February 19, 2019

*Dr. Hsu was great.

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December 13, 2018

Dr. Hsu and the folks assisting him when I was there were great. They were all warm and welcoming, I did not feel rushed in the least and they were very helpful in answering questions and giving explanations. I was quite happy with Dr. Hsu. Can't say enough good things.

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November 26, 2018

All excellent.

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November 16, 2018

Dr Hsu was extremely communicative, explaining my condition (we looked at my MRI and he showed me the problem areas) and what can be done about it. He definitely understood how much pain I am in and worked with his nurse to find the soonest date possible to get me into surgery. I cannot convey how grateful I am for their concern and compassion!!!

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November 08, 2018

Dr Wellington Hsu was great. he spent a great deal of time with me.

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November 08, 2018

I feel very lucky to have a wonderful care provider like Dr. Wellington Hsu.

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September 28, 2018

He was kind, caring and knowledgeable!

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August 22, 2018

*Dr. Hsu is an excellent physician and surgeon in every way that counts the most.

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August 09, 2018

We spoke about a possible prescription but never really came to a conclusion. Since the medication is available over the counter, I just figured I would get it there since we never really decided upon a course of action. Doctor was helpful in his explanations and suggestions. Thank you.

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July 06, 2018

always courtesy,never rushing ,make sure you understand the procedure, greets you with a beautiful smile that is so comfortable and reassuring

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May 25, 2018

Dr. Hsu is very client oriented in that he takes time to explain issues, answer questions and is very patient.

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May 18, 2018

The PA and Wellington both did a very good job. I have confidence in both.

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May 04, 2018

*Dr. Hsu is the best and saved my life and sanity. Best doctor ever.

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April 26, 2018

Dr. Hsu was exceptional, caring, and attentive. He is truly an expert in his field

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April 17, 2018

I have never encountered such caring and friendly nurses or doctors. I feel like they really listen to me and my concern

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