Dr. Christine Mona Wu MD Nephrologist

Dr. Christine Wu is a nephrologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC McKeesport. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Wu accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 29 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 30 at UPMC McKeesport who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998–2002

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2002–2004

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

PDZ and LIM domain protein 1(PDLIM1)/CLP36 promotes breast cancer cell migration, invasion and metastasis through interaction with α-actinin.
Liu, Z.,Zhan, Y.,Tu, Y.,Chen, K.,Liu, Z.,Wu, C.

Cancer risk with alemtuzumab following kidney transplantation.
Puttarajappa, C.,Yabes, J.,Bei, L.,Shah, N.,Bernardo, J.,McCauley, J.,Basu, A.,Tan, H.,Shapiro, R.,Unruh, M.,Wu, C.

Two hundred living donor kidney transplantations under alemtuzumab induction and tacrolimus monotherapy: 3-year follow-up.
Tan, H. P.,Donaldson, J.,Basu, A.,Unruh, M.,Randhawa, P.,Sharma, V.,Morgan, C.,McCauley, J.,Wu, C.,Shah, N.,Zeevi, A.,Shapiro, R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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