Dr. Wu earned his medical degree at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Medical School in Lubbock. He then completed his internship and anesthesiology residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, followed by a fellowship in interventional pain management at Rush University in Chicago. To better help pain patients with coexisting substance issues, Dr. Wu recently obtained a third board certification in addiction medicine.
Prior to joining The Sprintz Center, Dr. Wu was the director for the Geriatric Pain Center at UT Physicians Center for Healthy Aging, where he managed degenerative spinal and non spinal chronic pain as well as compassionate pain palliation for geriatric patients near the end of life. Dr. Wu also served as the chief interventional pain management physician at Memorial Hermann TIRR Medical Center to treat patients with neurological conditions, such as spinal cord injury, stroke, and complex pain after surgery and trauma.
Dr. Wu, who has been in practice since 2009, has a wealth of knowledge in the treatment of chronic pain syndromes throughout the body and is not limited to the spine. His primary clinical interests are persistent post-surgical pain, nerve and spinal cord injury pain, geriatric or elderly pain, spinal pain, headaches, abdominal pain, and pelvic pain.
He currently holds an adjunct professor position for the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Wu also serves as an expert panelist for the Texas Medical Board with matters of chronic pain and addiction.