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Overview

Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Brain tumors
Training + Education University of Connecticut School of Medicine; Boston University Medical Center; Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications Neurosurgery
NPI # 1205887031
Gender Male

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St.
Box 178
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-7587
Phone #: 617-636-4500

Honors + Awards

2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," U.S. News & World Report
Milheim Foundation Award
Charlton Fund Award
American Brain Tumor Association Fellowship
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Research Fellowship
Sigma Xi
Honors in Biophysics

Publications + National Presentations

1. Hwang SW, Abozed MM, Hale A, Eisenberg RL, Dvorak T, Yao K, Pfannl R, Mignano J, Zhu JJ, Price LL, Strauss GM, Wu JK. Adjuvant Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Following Surgical Resection of Brain Metastases: A 9-year retrospective cohort study. J Neurosurgery 2010; 98:77-82

2. Schirmer CM, Chan M, Mignano J, Duker J, Melhus CS, Williams LB, Wu JK, Yao KC. Dose De-escalation with Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Chorodial Melanoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009:170-176

3. Bagci T, Wu JK, Pfannl R, Ilag LL, Jay DG. Autocrine Semaphorin 3A Signaling Promotes Glioblastoma Dispersal. Oncogene 2009:3537-3550

4. Sherry M, Reeves A, Wu JK, Cochran BH. STAT3 is Required for Proliferation and Maintenance of Multipotency in Glioblastoma Stem Cells. Stem Cells 2009:2383-2392

5. Wong ET, Alsop D, Lee D, Tam A, Barron L, Bloom J, Gautam S, Wu JK. Cerebrospinal Fluid Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Increases During Treatment of Recurrent Malignant Gliomas. Cerebrospinal Fluid Res 2008:5:1

6. Selden N, Origitano T, Burchiel K, Getch C, Anderson V, McCartney S, Abdulrauf S, Barrow D, Ehni B, Grady S, Hadjipanayis C, Heilman C, Popp A, Sawaya R, Schuster J, Wu J, Barbaro N. A National Fundamentals Curriculum for Neurosurgery PGY1 Residents: The 2010 Society of Neurological Surgeons Boot Camp Courses. Neurosurgery. 2012; 70:971-81.

7. Roguski M, Wu KC, Riesenburger R and Wu JK. Mild elevations of INR at hospital day one are not associated with a significantly increased risk in warfarin-associated subdural hematomas. J Neurosurg 2013; 119:1050-7.

8. Chakraborty S, Li L, Tang H, Xie Y, Puliyappadamba VT, Raisanen J, Burma S, Boothman DA, Cochran B, Wu JK, and Habib AA. Cytoplasmic TRADD confers a worse prognosis in glioblastoma. Neoplasia 2013; 15:888-97.

9. Kryzanski J, Corliss B, Rahal J, Riesenburger R, Hwang S, Wu J. Management of low-grade third ventricular ependymomas in adults by endoscopic biopsy followed by gamma knife radiosurgery. J Neurol Surg 2014; 75:70-6.

10. Safain MG, Rahal JP, Raval A, Rivard M J, Mignano JE, Wu JK, Malek AM. Utilization of Cone-Beam Computed Tomographic Angiography in Planning for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery of Arteriovenous Malformations: A Case Series and Early Report. 2014; Neurosurgery 74:682-696.

11. Rava P, Siohansi S, DiPetrillo T, Cosgrove R, Melhus C, Wu J, Mignano J, Wazer D, Hepel J. Local Recurrence and Survival Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases from Small-cell Lung Cancer Practical Radiation Oncology. Practical Radiation Oncology 2014 (in press)

12. Raval A, Salluzzo J, Dvorak T, Price L, Mignano J, Wu J. Salvage Gamma Knife Radiosurgery After Failed Management of Bilateral Trigeminal Neuralgia. Surg Neurol International 2014; 5:160

View all publications in PubMed.

Biography

Julian Wu, MD is a leading expert in brain tumor surgery, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, and the molecular genetics of primary and metastatic brain tumors. He is the Associate Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, Chief of the Division of Neurosurgical-Oncology, Co-Director of the Boston Gamma Knife Center (the only Gamma Knife center in Massachusetts and Northern New England), and Director of the Neurosurgical Residency Training Program at Tufts Medical Center. He is a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Wu is board certified in Neurosurgery.

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Society of Neurological Surgeons
Neurosurgical Society of America

News, Media + Videos

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Boston magazine honors 2015 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

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Boston magazine honors 2014 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have Boston’s “Top Doctors.”

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