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Edwin Wu, MD, FACC

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Board Certified in Cardiology
Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Involvement
Recognition & Awards
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Fellowship
Practice Philosophy
I am a cardiologist and Assistant Professor at Northwestern University specializing in non-invasive cardiac imaging—a tool that helps me diagnose and manage the cardiac health of my patients. Because of my academic interests in teaching, research and promoting high quality cardiovascular care, I remain up-to-date with the latest research in order to take the time to teach and guide my patients towards improving and maintaining optimal cardiovascular health.
Medical School
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, 1996
Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Cardiology)
Teaching Appointments
Assistant Professor in Cardiology and Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Research, Publications & Presentations
"Infarct healing is a dynamic process following acute myocardial infarction," JCMR, 2012.
"Angiographic and MRI Evaluation of In-Hospital Delay in Primary Percutaneous..." AJC, 2010.
"Determinants of Myocardial Salvage During Acute Myocardial Infarction," JACC: Imaging, 2010.
"Unrecognized Non-Q-Wave Myocardial Infarction," PLoS, 2009.
"Relation of exercise capacity and body mass index to mortality..." AJC, 2008.
Practice Information
Years in Practice
Professional/ Medical Societies
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Practice Name
Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation
Clinical Interests
General Cardiology
Preventive Cardiology
Ischemic Heart Disease
Structural Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Pre-Operative Evaluation
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Nuclear Cardiology
Cardiac MRI
Personal Interests
Family, Skiing, Soccer, Architecture, Computer Science