The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology

Jennifer D. Wu, M.D., MBA

Assistant Professor


Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • Undergraduate Degree
    B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1995–1997
  • Undergraduate Degree
    MBA, University of Houston at Clear Lake, Clear Lake, Texas, 1998–2001
  • Medical Degree
    M.D., St. George‚Äôs University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, 2002–2006
  • Residency
    Categorical Anesthesiology, St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, New York, New York, 2006–2010
  • Residency
    Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2010

Professional Experience

  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, 2010–Present
  • Educational Service Chief, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Houston, Texas, 2011–Present
  • Assistant Director, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Houston, Texas, 2011–Present

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Publications (selected)

  • Wu, J., and Cush, J.J.: Frequency, timing, and success of tuberculosis screening in patients receiving TNF inhibitors. Rheumatology, 2005.
  • Leiby, T., Wu, J., and Rosenlund, R.: Does giving anesthetic information prior to the day of surgery reduce perioperative anxiety? Ambulatory Anesthesia, 2009.
  • Wu, J., and Circullo, P.: Does the use of local anesthetic prior to intravenous catheter insertion reduce the incidence of vasovagal reactions? Ambulatory Anesthesia, 2009.
  • Wu, J., and Cirullo, P.: Patient with cataplexy and narcolepsy has complicated postoperative course following partial right knee arthroplasty. Anesthesiology, 2009.
  • Wu, J., and Atchabahian, A.: Prolonged hypotension in a febrile patient following lumbar plexus block. Anesthesiology, 2009.
  • Glassinger, E., and Wu, J.: Anesthetic management for a super obese patient with dermatomyositis. Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia, 2011.
  • Wu, J.: Leadership in anesthesia. SAMBA Talks Newsletter 9, 2008.

Faculty Biography

Jennifer D. Wu, M.D., MBA
  • Jennifer D. Wu, M.D., MBA
  • Assistant Professor
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • phone: (713) 500-6200
    fax: (713) 500-0528
    e-mail: Jennifer.D.Wu@uth.tmc.edu