Chih-Hsun Shih M.D.

Thoracic Surgery
Medical Team: Thoracic Oncology

Current Title

  • Attending Physician, Division of Thoracic Surgery, 2005-present


  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery for lung and esophageal cancer

Clinical Interests

  • Thoracic minimally invasive surgery (Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery)
  • Surgery for primary lung cancer
  • Surgery for metastatic lung cancer
  • Surgery for esophageal cancer and cancer of gastric cardia
  • Surgery for mediastinal tumor
  • Training program for thoracic minimally invasive surgery
  • Taiwan Cancer Database data analysis focused on esophageal cancer

 Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Education and Training

1983-1990 National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, MD, Medicine
1992-1996 Rotating Surgical Residency, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
1996-1997 Chief Resident, Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
2001-2003 China Medical University, Taiwan, Master's

Professional Experience

1998-1999 Attending Surgeon, Thoracic Division, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
1999-10/2005 Attending Surgeon, Chest Surgery Division, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
2004-present Certified Lecturer, Department of Education, Taiwan
11/2005-present Attending Physician, Thoracic Surgery, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
2008-present Lecturer of Surgery, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Taiwan Society of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Member, Taiwan Surgical Association
  • Member, Taiwan Society of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Member, The Society of Ultrasound in Medicine, R.O.C.

Selected Publications

  1. DNA flow cytometric analysis of chest-wall chondroma and chondrosarcoma. Shih CS, Wang LS, Yang SS, Fahn HJ, Wu LH, Chen WY, Huang MH. Scand-J-Thorac-Cardiovasc-Surg. 30(3-4): 157-61, 1996.                                                         
  2. Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia with delayed presentation. Lin YK, Huang BS, Shih CS, Hsu WH, Huang MH, Lee CH. Chung Hua I Hsueh Tsa Chih - Chinese Medical Journal. 62(4): 223-9, 1999 Apr. 
  3. Leiomyosarcoma of the gastric cardia and fundus. Hsieh CC, Shih CS, Wu YC, Huang BS, Hsu WH, Huang MH, Wang LS. Chung Hua I Hsueh Tsa Chih - Chinese Medical Journal. 62(7): 411-7, 1999 Jul.
  4. Well-Differentiated Fetal Adenocarcinoma of the Lung. Hsu LH, Mao TL, Shih CS, Chou TY, Huang SN. J Formos Med Assoc. 5(99): 425-7, 2000
  5. Preoperative and Postoperative Lymphoscintigraphy Using Tc-99m Sulfur Colloid in the Repair of a Lymphatic Leak in a patient with Traumatic Chylothorax. Sun SS, Tsai SC, Hsu NY, Shih CS, Lee JK, Kao CH. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 25: 840, 2000 Oct
  6. Limited Resection for Lung Cancer in High Risk Patients. Shih CS, Hsu NY, Chen CY, Hsu CP, Hsia JY, Lin TS, Chen CY. Mid Taiwan J Med. 5: 156-61, 2000
  7. Clinical Significance of Cyclooxygenase Expression in Stage I Human Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung. Shih CS, Hsu NY, Chow KC, Lin TY, Wang LS. Mid Taiwan J Med. 5: 143-50, 2000
  8. The Clinical Use of Video-assisted Mediastinoscopy - A Preliminary Report. Shih CS, Shiah DC, Yen CC, Han LW, Wang DY, Hsu NY. Thorac Med. 15(3): 110-14, 2000
  9. Successful Management of Subclavian Artery Pseudoaneurysm After Subclavian Vein Cannulation: Report of a Case. Huang CJ, Shih CS, Lo PH, Lee PC, Ting CC, Hsu NY. Mid Taiwan J Med. 6: 52-6, 2001
  10. Overexpression of Dihydrodiol Dehydrogenase as a Prognostic Marker of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Nan-Yung Hsu, Heng-Chien Ho, Kuan-Chih Chow, Tze-Yi Lin, Chih-Shiun Shih, Liang-Shun Wang, and Chun-Ming Tsai. Cancer Research 61, 2727-2731, March 15, 2001
  11. Direct Involvement of Epstein-Barr Virus in Adenocarcinoma of the Lung: Report of a Case. Shih CS, Hsu NY, Chow KC,and Lin TY. Mid Taiwan J Med. 6: 2001
  12. Technetium-99m methoxyisobutylisonitrile chest imaging for small-cell lung cancer. Relationship to chemotherapy response (six courses of combination of cisplatin and etoposide) and p-glycoprotein or multidrug resistance related protein expression. Kao A, ShiunSC, Hsu NY, Sun SS, Lee CC, Lin CC. Annals of Oncology. 12(11):1561-6, 2001 Nov.
  13. Single Lung Transplantation for Pulmonary Langerhans’ Cell Histiocytosis -A Case Report. Pin-Ru Chen, Liang-Wen Hang, Tze-Yi Lin, Pin-Chun Li, Shih-Jer Haung, Chih-Shiun Shih, Nan-Yung Hsu. Thorac Med 2002;17:143-148
  14. Expression of Dihydrodiol Dehydrogenase in the Resected Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. Chih-Yi Chen, Chung-Ping Hsu, Nan-Yung Hsu, Chih-Shiun Shih, Tze-Yi Lin & Kuan-Chih Chow. Oncology Reports 9: 515-519, 2002
  15. Detecting Mediastinal Lymph Node Metastases in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Using a Combination of Technetium-99m Tetrofosmin Chest Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography and Chest Computed Tomography. Shih-Chih Shiun, Shung-Shung Sun, Nan-Yung Hsu, Chia-Hung Kao, Cheng-Chieh Lin and Cheng-Chun Lee. Cancer Investigation, 20(3), 311-317, 2002
  16. Predicting Chemotherapy Response to Paclitaxel-Based Therapy in Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer(Stage IIIb or IV) with a Higher T Stage(>T2). Wu-Huei Hsu, Ruoh-Fang Yen, Chia-Hung Kao, Shih-Chih Shiun, Nan-Yung Hsu, Cheng-Chieh Lin, Cheng-Chun Lee. Oncology, 63:173-179, 2002
  17. Passenger Lymphocyte Syndrome after Single Lung Transplantation: Report of a Case and Literature Review. Shih-Chih Shiun, Nan-Yung Hsu. Mid Taiwan J Med 2002; 7(2):124-8
  18. Cyclosporine C2 Monitoring in Single Lung Transplantation. Nan-Yung Hsu,  Shih-Chih Shiun, 2002; 7(4):234-43
  19. Using non-invasive radionuclide imaging to detect esophagitis in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Hsu CH, ShiunSC, Hsu NY, Sun SS, Kao A, Lee CC, Lin CC. Hepato-Gastroenterology. 50(49):107-9, 2003 Jan-Feb.
  20. Detection of Esophageal Carcinoma by Tl-201 SPECT Imaging. Shung-Shung Sun, Chih-Shiun Shih, Nan-Yung Hsu, Feng-Ju Chuang, Chun-Yi Lin, Mid Taiwan J Med 2003; 8(1): 37-41
  21. Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Emphysematous Patients. Huai-Hsu Huang, Nan-Yung Hsu, Chih-Shiun Shih, Pin-Ru Chen, Der-Chuen Shiah, Liang-Wen Hang. Mid Taiwan J Med 2003; 8(2):78-84
  22. Gastric Pull-up Reconstruction for Radical Pharyngolaryngectomy in Advanced Hypopharyngeal Cancer Patients. Chun-Hung Hua, Chien-Chih Chen, Ming-Hsui Tsai, Chih-Shiun Shih, Nan-Yung Hsu. Mid Taiwan J Med 2003; 8 (S): 65-70
  23. Ectopic Mediastinal Parathyroid Adenoma Resected by Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Nan-Yung Hsu, Chia-Ling Chang, Shung-Shung Sun, Chih-Shiun Shih, Pin-Ru Chen. Mid Taiwan J. Med 2003; 8 : 332-334
  24. Thymoma Associated with Pure Red Cell Aplasia Shi-Guo Liang, Nan-Yung Hsu, Chih-Shiun Shih, Ping-Ru Chen. Mid Taiwan J Med 2004, 9:119-23
  25. Management of Pneumothorax Following Acupuncture Nan-Yung Hsu, Chen-Chung Chen, Chih-Shiun Shih, Pei-Ru Chen, Yuh Chen Lee. Mid Taiwan J. Med 2004; 9 Supplement 1: S59-63
  26. Spontaneous Hemopneumothorax in a 17-year-old Boy Chun-Chang Lee, Jeng-Sheng Chang, Chien-Heng Lin, Chih-Shiun Shih J Pediatr Pulmo 2005(5) 1:48-52
  27. Gene-expression Profiling in a Patient with Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Nan-Yung Hsu, I-Ping Chiang, Chih-Shiun Shih, Pin-Ru Chen, Heng-Chien Ho. Mid Taiwan J. Med 2005; 10: 43-8
  28. Spontaneous Hemopneumothorax Revisited: Clinical Approach and Systemic Review of the Literature Nan-Yung Hsu, Chih-Shiun Shih, Chung-Ping Hsu, Ping-Ru Chen Ann Thorac Surg 2005, 80:1859-63
  29. 胸腔內視鏡肺葉切除手術對於早期肺癌治療的報告-特別有關手術安全,住院天數及輔助化學治療的耐受度報告
  30. Multimodality Treatment and Long-Term Follow–Up of the Primary Pulmonary Lymphoepithelioma-Like Carcinoma, Chung-Jen Huang, An-Chen Feng, Yueh-Fu Fang, Wen-Hui Ku, Nei-Min Chu, Chih-Teng Yu, Chia-Chuan Liu, Ming-Yuan Lee, Li-Han Hsu, Stella Y.C. Tsai, Chih-Shiun Shih, Chih-Liang Wang 2012
  31. 圖解大腸直腸癌診治照護全書:2011/12初版
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