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Lukuang Lynette Hsu, MD

Head of Adolescent Mental Health Services

Lukuang Lynette,Hsu

Dr. Hsu is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental health disorders throughout the lifespan. She is particularly passionate about working with teens. She considers it a distinct privilege to work with teens during their dynamic and fast changing time of life. In her work with children and teens, it is particularly important to understand the whole family and appreciate their goals for treatment.

In her free time she enjoys volunteering her time for various nonprofit organizations providing aftercare services and supporting the work of justice overseas. She enjoys time with family and friends, baking, and exploring fly fishing.


  • Chief Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • General Psychiatry Residency, University of Virginia Health Systems
  • Medical Doctorate, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • BS, Biology/Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


  • California Medical License
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Stanford School of Medicine Clinical Associate Professor (affiliated)


  • Silicon Valley Business Journal "2013 Women of Influence" Award: Founder, Nonprofit Organization providing aftercare services for a vulnerable population
  • Department of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurosurgery Olkon Scholarship: "Outstanding Senior Medical Student"

Recent Presentations

  • "Medication Management of Anxiety Disorders"
    PAMF/Stanford Children's Health Pediatric Course: Focusing on Adolescent Mental Health
  • "Understanding Teen Anxiety and Depression"
    PAMF Summer Wellness Education & Training Program