Richard M. Wu, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Gastroenterology)
Director of Small Bowel Imaging, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Staff Gastroenterologist, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
CONFIRM Trial Sub-Investigator , Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2115-823-5800
Education:
BA (Molecular Cell Biology, emphasis in Cell Developmental Biology)
University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2003.
MPH (Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Management and Policy)
Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, 2007.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2009.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

General gastroenterology, small bowel enteropathies, small bowel imaging, GI bleeding, small bowel bleeding, short bowel syndrome and celiac disease. Small bowel endoscopy including small bowel video capsule endoscopy, colon capsule endoscopy, single balloon, double balloon and spiral enteroscopy. Colon cancer screening and surveillance. Colonoscopy Quality Measures. Esophageal Achalasia. Academic medicine, endoscopic training and education and clinical quality improvement and health care policy.

Description of Research Expertise

Small Bowel Enteropathy. Iron Deficiency Anemia. GI Bleeding. Small bowel bleeding. Celiac Disease. Video Capsule Endoscopy Education and Training. Device assisted enteroscopy. Colon Capsule. Machine Learning. Natural Language Processing. Colorectal Cancer Screening. Colonoscopy Quality. Adenoma Detection Rate. Sessile Serrated Lesion Detection Rate.

Selected Publications

Yujie Sun,1 Michael J. Kingsley,1,2 Christopher Thompson,2 Richard M. Wu,3 Ravy K. Vajravelu*,1,2 Asif Khalid*1,2: Impact of the 2020 U.S. Multisociety Task Force guidelines for surveillance of 1 - 2 small tubular adenomas on endoscopy center capacity in a large, regional healthcare system. Poster presentation. Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC. May 2024.

Brian White and Richard Wu: Development and Validation of a Provider and Indication Specific Sessile Serrated Lesion Detection Rate Reporting System utilizing an Automated Natural Language Processing Platform Gastroenterology 166(5): S-163, May 2024.

Yujie Sun, MD Michael J. Kingsley, MD, Richard M. Wu, MD MPH Ravy K. Vajravelu, MD MSCE, Asif Khalid, MD : Impact of Retroactively Implementing the 2020 U.S. Multi-Society Task Force Guidelines for Surveillance of 1 – 2 Subcentimeter Tubular Adenomas on Endoscopic Capacity in a Large, Regional Health System. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2024 Notes: In Press.

White, Brian and Wu, Richard. : Isolated jejunal H. Pylori ulcer identified by single balloon enteroscopy and post-treatment video capsule endoscopy follow-up. GIE Focal Point. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 13(8): 1507, Apr 2023.

Wu RM, Fisher LR: Role of Video Capsule in Small Bowel Bleeding.(Chapter). Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. David Cave (eds.). Elsevier, 31(2): 277-306, April 2021.

Dhiman RD, Wu RM: The Impact of Direct Oral anticoagulants on the Prevalence of Small Bowel Saurin p1 Red Spot Lesions Detected During Video Capsule Endoscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 91(6), June 2020 Notes: Poster presentation.

Wu RM, Fisher LF: Analysis of Video Capsule Endoscopy Learners Self-Efficacy Assessment Prior to Participation in a Formal Video Capsule Endoscopy Curriculum. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 89(6): AB412 - AB413, June 2019 Notes: Poster presentation.

Wu, RM and Fisher LF. : Early detection of GI bleeding: “Starting the clock for the capsule drop.” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 89(1): 44-46, January 2019.

Wu RM, Kaplan DE, Khan N: Development and Validation of a Novel, Semi-Automated Adenoma Detection Rate Reporting System Utilizing Natural Language Processing in a Veterans Affairs Gastroenterology Department. Digestive Disease Week, District of Columbia May 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

Wu RM, Kaplan DE, Khan N: Development and Validation of a Novel, Semi-Automated Adenoma Detection Rate Reporting System Utilizing Natural Language Processing in a Veterans Affairs Gastroenterology Department. Gastroenterology 152(5): S218 April 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

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