Dr Akira Wu
FAMS (Nephrology) (Singapore)
Medical Director, Nephrocare S & J Dialysis Centre
Medical Director, Gleneagles Dialysis Centre
Medical Director, Mount Elizabeth Diabetics Care Centre
Dr Akira Wu is a Consultant Nephrologist and Physician at the Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. He was previously a Nephrologist (Department of Renal Medicine) at the Singapore General Hospital and a Nephrologist at Prince Henry’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
He received his MBBS from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (1974). In 1981, he was awarded the Prince Henry’s Hospital Full-Time Specialist Scholarship to be a Renal Research Fellow. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (1981) and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (1991).
Dr. Wu has authored or co-authored widely in peer-reviewed international journals. He is a member of the National Committee on Renal Care, the Singapore Renal Registry and the Drug Evaluation Centre, Health Sciences Authority. He was previously the Chairman, Medical Advisory Board and Continuous Medical Education Committee of Mount Elizabeth Hospital. His membership of societies includes: the International Society of Nephrology, the American Society of Nephrology, the Australasian Society of Nephrology, the American Society of Hypertension and the European Renal Association & European Dialysis & Transplant Association. He is currently the Treasurer of Singapore Hypertension Society.