Willis Y. Wu, M.D.
Dr. Willis Wu received his undergraduate degree of biomedical engineering from Duke University with a minor in chemistry. He went toDrexel University College of Medicine for his medical degree after a year of working in medical research at University of California at Irvine. After completing one year of internal medicine internship, he pursued his residency training in anesthesiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Subsequently and finally, he completed his fellowship training as an interventional pain specialist at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Wu is a member of American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, and American Academy of Pain Medicine.
He is the author of a case report published in the prestigious anesthesia
journal, Anesthesiology in January 2013. He is specialized in
interventional approach of pain management including ultrasound-guided
injections. He is a firm believer of a multi-modal approach to pain management
combining injection therapy with conventional medication/physical therapy
Dr. Wu considers Los Angeles, California as his hometown
even though he was born and raised in Taiwan. He reads and speaks Mandarin
Chinese fluently. During his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and
snowboarding. He is also a fan of movies and videos games.