Dr. Wu is an Associate Professor in the UW Department of Ophthalmology and an attending physician at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System, UW…
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Patient Care Philosophy
To provide caring, thorough, attentive and detailed treatment to each patient, utilizing current treatment techniques, sound medical knowledge and advanced surgical procedures.
Dr. Wu enjoys spending his free time with his family.
Dr. Wu's expertise is in the cornea subspecialty of ophthalmology, including cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and corneal diseases. His clinical interests include Fuchs corneal endothelial dystrophy, corneal edema after cataract surgery, keratoconus, and infections of the cornea (including bacterial infections of the cornea and herpes simplex keratitis).
Dr. Wu has surgical expertise in corneal transplantation techniques, including small-incision Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK or DSAEK), deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK), traditional corneal transplants (penetrating keratoplasty or PK), phacoemulsification cataract surgery, and combined corneal and cataract surgery procedures for patients with concomitant corneal diseases and cataracts.
A primary interest is resident microsurgical education, including development of surgical simulation curricula. Ocular graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic hematopoetic cell transplantation is also a research interest.
- Univ. of Texas SouthwesternMedical education1998
- Univ. of North Carolina HospitalsInternship
- Georgetown Univ. Medical CenterResidency
- University of Southern CaliforniaFellowship
- American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology2006