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Sam S.H. Wu, MD, MA, MPH, MBA

Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Professor, Clinical Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Sam Wu
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Residency, Combined Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
  • MBA, General Management, Columbia University Graduate School of Business, New York, NY
  • MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • American Academy of Thermology
  • International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Delaware Valley Stroke Council

Selected Publications

1. Spierre L, Rinaldi R, Wu SSH: To Train or Not to Train: Admission of Pediatricians into Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowships; PM&R, 10:410–416, 2018

2. Wu SSH, Peck J, Weinstein SM, Arikan Y, Bell KR, Kaelin DL; Physiatry Practice Now and in 2032: How to Thrive in the Post Health Care Reform World; PM&R, 6: 876-881, 2014

3. Wu SSH, Welch DG, Hoppe KM, Weinstein SM; Pathways to certifications in physical medicine and rehabilitation in the United States: Past, present, and future; Eur J Phys Rehabil Med, 49(3):385-93, 2013

4. Shah P, Wu SSH; Health Care Reform's Impact on Physician Practices; PM&R, 2: 767-770, 2010

5. Wu SSH, Tsang PC; Mergers of academic medical institutions - What can physicians-in-training expect?; JAMA, 277:852 b, 1997

6. Tsang PC, Wu SSH; Practical suggestions for physicians completing medical training and entering practice, Part 1; JAMA, 277:1644 b, 1997

7. Tsang PC, Wu SSH. Practical suggestions for physicians completing medical training and entering practice, Part 2; JAMA, 277:1676, 1997.

8. Wu SSH, Tsang PC, Wainapel SF: Physical disability among American medical students. Am J Phys Med Rehabil Vol. 75: 183-187, 1996

9. Wu SSH, Brady K, Skinner M, Neiman RS, Wolf BC: The predictive value of bone marrow morphologic characteristics and immunostaining in primary (AL) amyloidosis. Am J Clin Path. 96: 95-99, 1991