Richard M. Wu, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
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, celiac disease, and colon cancer screening. Small bowel endoscopy including small bowel video capsule endoscopy, colon capsule endoscopy, single balloon, double balloon and spiral enteroscopy. Academic medicine, education and clinical quality improvement and health care policy.

Description of Research Expertise

Adenoma Detection Rate. Video Capsule Endoscopy Education and Training. Machine Learning.

Selected Publications

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.

Richard M. Wu, MD, MPH, Eugene Han, MD, Andrew Dargan, MD, She-yan Wong, MD, Mitchell Conn, MD: Systematic Utilization of a Stool Color Card to Improve the Accuracy of Inpatient Melena Identification on Physical Exam in Post-Graduate Training. Gastroenterology. Elsevier Inc. 151(1): 195, July 2016.

Wu RM, Han E, Dargan A, Wong S, & Conn M: Systematic utilization of a Stool Color Card to improve the accuracy of inpatient melena identification on physical exam in post graduate training. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, CA May 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Wu RM, Han E, Dargan A, Wong S, Conn M: Systematic utilization of a Stool Color Card to improve the accuracy of inpatient melena identification on physical exam in post graduate training Gastroenterology 150(4.Supplement 1): S147, April 2016 Notes: Oral presentation.

Wu, RM. and Hann, HW: Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) reactivation following immunosuppression in HBsAg(+) carriers. North American Journal of Medical Science 8(4): 149-153, October 2015.

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