Wellington K. Hsu

Wellington K. Hsu

Orthopedic Surgeon at Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

Meet Wellington K. Hsu

Dr. Wellington Hsu is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon in Chicago, Illinois. Also, he is a Clifford C. Raisbeck Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Hsu specializes in artificial disc replacement, disc arthroplasty, laminectomy, microscopic disc surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, and motion-sparing spine surgery.

Dr. Hsu has received international recognition as an expert in adjacent segment degeneration of the spine, myelopathic condition of the cervical spine, and tissue engineering solution as bone graft substitutes in spinal fusion.

Dr. Hsu is a part of the team that makes up the Northwestern Medicine Spine Center.

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Chicago, IL

How Wellington K. Hsu Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Cervical Disc Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Metastatic Spine Tumors
  • Spinal Deformities
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Trauma


  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Microscopic Disc Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Motion-Sparing Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion

Accolades for Wellington K. Hsu

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship - University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI

Professional Affiliations

  • AO North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Lumbar Spine Research Society
  • North American Spine Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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