Michelle Hsia, MS, OTR/L

Michelle Hsia, MS, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist on the outpatient team and Main Campus team leader at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    Michelle Hsia, MS, OTR/L, has been practicing with the pediatric population at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since receiving her degree from Thomas Jefferson University. Ms. Barr specializes in internationally adopted children, children with sensory integrative problems, cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injuries and adaptive seating and positioning. Michelle has completed the Theraplay training course for teaching attachment based play techniques for post-institutionalized children. She has traveled to Vietnam, providing training in rehabilitation centers and orphanages throughout the region. Michelle continues to study the effects of institutionalization on children, and the impacts on motoric and cognitive development, sensory functioning, and social interaction skills.  

  • Education and Training

    Board Certification

    Registered/Licensed Occupational Therapist

    Undergraduate Degree

    BS - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

    Graduate Degree

    MS - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Occupational Therapist III

    Outpatient Team Leader

  • Departments and Services