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Michael Wu, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2014. From there, he went on to complete both his internship and residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, in 2015 and 2017, respectively. Dr. Wu also went to Johns Hopkins University to complete a fellowship in 2019. He also completed the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology, which demonstrates competency in musculoskeletal ultrasound and promotes quality of care. He joined Kelsey-Seybold in January 2024.

Inspired to practice medicine by his mother, who battled cancer early in his life, Dr. Wu understands the importance of medicine and knowing when to seek help. As a Rheumatology physician, Dr. Wu sees patients for conditions affecting the joints, muscles, and bones. This includes swollen joints, gout, vasculitis, myositis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other inflammatory and autoimmune conditions. He approaches patient care from a collaborative yet evidence-based focus and enjoys seeing his patients improve with treatment and continuity of care.

Joined Kelsey-Seybold: January 2024

Awards & Publications


Rheumatology Fellowship Teaching Award, BCM, 2020


Full Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Timlin H, Shiroky J, Wu M, Geetha D (2020) Hydralazine Induced Lupus Nephritis. Lupus: Open Access 5:147. DOI: 10.35248/2684-1630.20.5.147
  • Timlin H, Wu M, Crespo-Bosque M, Geetha D, Ingolia A, Haque U, Towns MC, & Grader-Beck T. Clinical Characteristics of Hydralazine-Induced Lupus. Cureus. 2019 Jun 25;11(6):e4996.
  • Gelber AC, Brener MI, O’Connell K, Wu M, Paik JJ, & Albayda JF. Febrile Calcinosis in Scleroderma. Am J Med. 2018 Dec; 131(12): e500-e501. [Epub 2018 Aug 1].
  • Clark G, Wu M, Wat N, Onyirimba J, Pham T, Herz N, Ogoti J, Gomez D, Canales AA, Aranda G, et al. Both the stimulation and inhibition of root hair growth induced by extracellular nucleotides in Arabidopsis are mediated by nitric oxide and reactive oxygen species. Plant Mol Biol. 2010;74(4-5):423-35.


  • DiRenzo D, Wu, M, Grader-Beck T, Bartlett SJ, and Bingham C. Emotional and Social Determinants of Health Increase Office Communication for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. American College of Rheumatology Poster presentation. November, 2019. Atlanta, GA.

Book Chapters and Other Works

  • Tiniakou, E & Wu M (2019). Inflammatory Myopathies. In P Efthimiou (Ed.), Absolute Rheumatology Review (pp. 303-320) Springer.
  • Wu, M, Crespo-Bosque, M, Figueiredo, N, and Kehasse, A. Integrating the FDA Mycophenolate Safety Standards to Prevent Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes. Rockpointe BU. November 3 and 8, 2021. Webinar.

Hobbies & Interests

When not caring for patients at Kelsey-Seybold, Dr. Wu enjoys playing tennis and pickleball.


  • UT Southwestern Medical School, 2014


  • Residency: Northwestern University, 2017; Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University, 2019

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Dr. Wu is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists.


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