Dr. Hsu is passionate about helping patients and providing the best and newest treatments available.  In addition to his work at Buffalo Pain and Healing, he also holds a faculty position as  Assistant Clinical Professor at the University at Buffalo in the department of Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine.  He is involved in training residents and fellows in pain management and was the previous Site Director of the pain medicine fellowship program at Veterans Administration Hospital in Buffalo.  

Outside of work, Dr. Hsu likes to spend time with his wife and two children.  Dr. Hsu enjoys basketball, skiing, traveling the world, watching movies, fishing, and computers.  He is active in the local community, his children's activities, and volunteers as a baseball coach for his son's little league team.  

Our Doctor

Our Acupuncturist

Laura Jean Castelluzzo is a board certified acupuncturist through the NCCAOM, and is licensed to practice in NY.  She specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, sports-related injuries, pain management, depression, anxiety, digestive disorders and women’s health.  Laura Jean graduated with a Master of Science in Acupuncture from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY.  While studying at FLSAOM, she completed 2265 hours of theory, points, sciences and clinical practice.

We believe in a healthy lifestyle and treatment modalities that will provide long-term pain relief for our patients.  While opiates/narcotics do have a place in the treatment of pain, we strive to utilize modalities other than addictive painkillers.  Dr. Hsu remains adamant about researching and utilizing the most up-to-date and advanced treatment options for patients.  At our office, patients will be shown compassion and sympathy.  We strive to create a genuinely personal and positive experience for our patients.  

​During her study at FLSAOM, Laura Jean further developed an integrative approach to patient care by attending a study abroad in Hangzhou, China.  For two weeks, she studied alongside prominent doctors at the Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of TCM, in several departments of acupuncture and Tuina (massage) department. Laura Jean gained clinical experience at several locations during school including the VA in Canandaigua, NY. 

In addition to being an acupuncturist, Laura Jean is licensed massage therapist and life coach.  She graduated from the New York Institute of Massage Therapy in Williamsville, NY.  Laura Jean studied with Native American Elder, Tahwehdahqui on the Tuscarora Nation and attended leadership and personal development courses through LifeResults in Rochester, NY.    

Laura Jean dedicated herself to a path of wellness and spiritual growth.   Outside of work she loves to spend time with her family and friends, be in nature, workout, practice meditation, yoga, acroyoga, dance, write and attend spiritual gatherings.

Buffalo Pain and  HEALING 
Dr. Bernard Hsu, MD

Dr. Bernard Hsu was born and raised in the New York City region.  He finished his undergraduate at New York University with a major in Economics and Pre-Medicine.  He completed his medical school and residency training at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn and moved to Buffalo to complete his fellowship training in Pain Medicine at SUNY Buffalo.  He has dual board certification in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.  In addition, he trained in medical acupuncture at Harvard Medical School and is licensed to practice in New York state.  

Our Philosophy