Eugene Y. Tsai, MD
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Eugene Y. Tsai, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in hand and upper extremity surgery. He is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery.  His interests include trauma of the upper extremity and minimally invasive surgical techniques including endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery and arthroscopy of the hand, wrist, and elbow.

Dr. Tsai received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. He is a native of Southern California, attending Harvard-Westlake for high school.

He went on to Northwestern University for college where he studied economics and religion. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and his hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at the Tufts/New England Baptist Hospital Combined Fellowship in Boston.

Honors Dr. Tsai has received include being inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, receiving the Carter Makley Award for clinical excellence, resident teaching, mentorship, and leadership, being elected to the American Orthopaedic Association’s Resident Leadership Forum as well as being elected to their Emerging Leaders Program. Grants he has received include a Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Education Grant and a Northwestern University Undergraduate Research Grant.  He has received patient satisfaction awards from Cedars-Sinai Medical Group.

His contributions to the field include many research projects resulting in a number of articles in peer reviewed journals as well as book chapters on arthroscopy and hand surgery. His research has received awards and been presented at many conferences at the regional and national level.