Professor Hsu-Chong Yeh (葉思仲) MD
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Hsu-Chong Yeh, MD, of San Mateo, CA, passed away on January 9, 2023 at age 85
Hsu-Chong was born on April 3rd, 1937 in Taipei, Taiwan. Having grown up in Japan-occupied Taiwan, he was fluent in Taiwanese, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese. After graduating from National Taiwan University Medical College, he immgrated to Campbellton, NB, Canada and married his wife Cha-pying. He trained as a general practitioner at Soldier’s Memorial Hospital, and then later studied at McGill University where he completed his training as a radiologist, specializing in the emerging field of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Montreal General Hospital
Hsu-Chong then moved to New York City, where he practiced at Mt Sinai Medical Center for over 40 years until he retired at the age of 77. While there, he was promoted to professor in 1986. While at Mt Sinai, he was a pioneer in the field of ultrasound. He published over 100 research papers and books and chapters. His work included many of the foundational ultrasound signs of early pregnancy, and liver, adrenal, thyroid and pancreatic imaging. His publications described new radiological signs, classifications of disease, and clarified misconceptions of medical imaging. Dr. Yeh enjoyed creating his own illustrations for his scientific publications. Dr. Yeh's students included radiology residents and fellows in the United States as well as international radiology specialists who would travel to spend up to a year studying with him. He lectured at the major ultrasound societies, and was regularly invited to teach internationally including in Taiwan, China, and South Korea.
His hobbies included running, which included wind sprints and was part of his daily routine for over 50 years up until 2 months before his passing. He also enjoyed listening to classical music, drawing and painting, Chinese caligraphy and alternative health. Prior to his late 70's he enjoyed traveling.
Hsu-chong is survived by his wife, Cha-pying, sons David and Benjamin, their spouses Xiao and Jane, and 5 grandsons
葉思仲 (Hsu-Chong Yeh)，85 歲，加利福尼亞州聖馬特奧市，於 2023 年 1 月 9 日去世
思仲隨後移居紐約市，在西奈山醫療中心工作了 40 多年，直到 77 歲退休。在此期間，他於 1986 年晉升為教授。在西奈山醫療中心，他是一名 超聲領域的先驅，發表了 100 多篇研究論文和書籍章節。他的工作包括許多早孕的基礎超聲徵象，以及肝臟、腎上腺和胰腺成像。他的出版物經常以新的放射學標誌和疾病分類為特色，並澄清對醫學成像的誤解。業醫生經常為他的科學出版物創作自己的插圖。業醫生的學生包括美國的眾多居民和研究員以及國際放射學專家，這些專家前往與他一起學習長達一年的時間。他曾在主要超聲學會發表演講，並應邀在包括台灣、中國大陸和韓國在內的國際範圍內授課
他的愛好包括跑步，這是他 50 多年來日常生活的一部分，直到他去世前 2 個月。他還喜歡聽古典音樂、書法，繪畫和另類健康。
思仲遺下妻子雀屏、兒子大衛和本傑明、他們的配偶曉, 貞以及 5 個孫子