About Dr. Wu

About Dr. Wu Attending Neurologist at New York Hospital Queens, Cornell New York Presbyterian Healthcare System.

Doctor of Medicine with Honors in Research,
Weill Medical College of Cornell University,
New York, New York, 1998-2003

Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine,
Bronx, New York, 2004-2007

Harvard Medical School – Massachusetts General Hospital and
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, in Neuromuscular Medicine and EMG
Boston, Massachusetts, 2007-2008

Professional Certification & Membership:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN): Diplomate in Neurology
Member of American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Member of American Academy of Neurology
Member of American Medical Association


EMG/NCS (Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Studies), Neuromuscular Diseases

Special Expertise
Neuromuscular Diseases
Electrodiagnostic Studies (EMG/NCS)
Musculoskeletal Pain

State Licensure
New York


  • U.S. China Educational Scholarship for Medicine (1999-2003)
  • Jonas E. Salk Award of The City University of New York (1998)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1998)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society (1997)
  • Melani Scholarship, New York Women’s Coalition (1997-1998)
  • Philip & Aida Siff Scholarship, California Philip & Aida Siff Educational Foundation (1997-1998)
  • S&W Awards for Outstanding Scholarship, Hunter College (1995-1998)
  • The Harold G. Wolff Research Award on Neurology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University (2003)
  • Student Research Travel Award, Annual ANA (American Neurological Association) Neuroscience Meeting (2002)
  • Molecular Medicine Student Research Fellowship, Weill Medical College of Cornell University (2001-2002)

Publication, Abstracts and Presentations:
Wu A. S., Kiaei M., Aguirre N., Crow J. P., Calingasan N. Y., Browne S. E. and Beal M. F.  Iron Porphyrin treatment extends survival in a transgenic animal model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J. Neurochem. 2003, April;85(1):142-150.

Pinzon-Ardila A, Wu A. S., Zach V, and Sparr S.  Stroke-like Recurrence of Primary CNS Whipple’s Disease after Early Treatment Withdrawal. (Accepted Abstract and Poster presentation at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting in 2008).

Wu A.S. Diagnosis of Hereditary Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. (Accepted Abstract and Poster presentation at the annual AANEM meeting in 2010).

Wu A.S. Atypical Electrodiagnostic Features in POEMS Syndrome. (Accepted Abstract and Poster presentation at the annual AANEM meeting in 2010).