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  • 2002-2006 M.S., Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University
  • 1982-1989 M.D., Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University


  • Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • 2018.05- Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2016.08-2017.11 Associate Professor, School of Medicine for International Students, I-SHOU University
  • 2012.08-2017.07 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center
  • 1999.05-2016.08 Attending Physician(Retired), Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital
  • 1993.06-1999.04 Resident PhysicianTaipei Veterans General Hospital

Research Interests

  • 心導管檢查及介入性治療
  • 心臟內科
  • 心臟血管影像
  • 高血脂症研究

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Research Output

  • 1450 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 75 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article

Utility of Left Atrial Expansion Index and Stroke Volume in Management of Chronic Systolic Heart Failure

Hsiao, S. H., Lin, S. K., Chiou, Y. R., Cheng, C. C., Hwang, H. R. & Chiou, K. R., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 31, 6, p. 650-659.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Detection of common sequence variations of familial hypercholesterolemia in Taiwan using DNA mass spectrometry

    Chiou, K. R. & Charng, M. J., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 11, 2, p. 386-393.e6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Diastolic heart failure predicted by left atrial expansion index in patients with severe diastolic dysfunction

    Hsiao, S. H. & Chiou, K. R., Sep 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 9, e0162599.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Genetic diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia in Han Chinese

    Chiou, K. R. & Charng, M. J., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 10, 3, p. 490-496 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 22 Citations (Scopus)