As a Taiwanese Aborigine of Paiwan descent, Dr. Chao Pin Hsu was born and raised in Taitung County. He received his medical training from the Taipei Medical University. In Dec. 2000, Dr. Hsu became the attending ER physician at Chi Mei Hospital in Tainan. He is the first ER specialist at Chi Mei Hospital to practice both Internal Medicine and General Surgery.
June 2002, Dr. Hsu returned to his hometown in Taitung to take up a position as Practicing Physician and Director for Dawu Township Public Health Center. During his period of services, he has helped to rebuild the Health Center from its poor condition, added Night-Hour and Weekend OPD, as well as actively promotes 24-Hour Emergency Services.
On Sept 18, 2006, as a result of prolonged work hours, Dr. Hsu suffered a stroke that left him paralyzed on his left side.
November 26 2010, Dr. Hsu established N.P.O Taitung County South Link Health Care Promotion Association. It aims to improve care for elderly in local tribes, to provide better educational environment for children and to care for underprivileged minority.
November 1 2012, Dr. Hsu became the founder of South Link Foundation with a mission to build South Link Hospital.