Dr Wu graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2004 with a PhD degree. In 2005, he was awarded the Young Investigator Award by the National Healthcare Group. He subsequently obtained his Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS) in 2008 and was awarded for being the top Singapore scorer of that year. He was also awarded the College of Surgeons Gold Medal as the best performing candidate for his cohort in 2013. He left for UK in 2015 to complete a year of Fellowship in Robotic Surgery at world-renowned Cambridge University Hospital. During his fellowship year, he gained extensive experiences in robotic and prostate cancer surgery.
Dr Wu is currently working as a Consultant and Research Director in the Department of Urology, National University Hospital. He is also the director of Urologic Oncology in the Department of Urology and National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). Placing patient centered care as his mission, he believes in holistic care and in providing the best outcomes for his patients.
Dr Wu is passionate in research, he has authored many research articles and book chapters, including 2 first-author publications in the prestigious journal of Clinical Cancer Research. His research interest lies in translational and clinical research in cancer and medical devices. He holds a few medical device patents as inventor. One of his inventions has been successfully licensed to be manufactured in Singapore.
Besides his clinical and research work, Dr Wu has been involved in teaching medicals students from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine as well as urology residents. He is also a Member of the Examination Committee for Urology Exit Exams in Singapore.