Dr. Wei Xu

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NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY Boston, MA September 2002 – August 2004
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY Nashville, TN August 1999 – May 2001
Master of Science in Molecular Biology

CAPITAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY Beijing, China September 1990 – July 1995
Doctor of Clinical Medicine

INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Jul. 2008- Jul. 2011 PGY 2, 3 and 4 Resident

Rotated in Boston Medical Center, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Jamaica Plain VA Hospital, West Roxbury VA Hospital, Bedford VA Hospital, Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital, Sports Medicine North, Franciscan Hospital for Children
Inpatient spinal cord injury rehab, Post-stroke inpatient rehab, Inpatient traumatic brain injury rehab, General inpatient rehab in LTAC and Ortho post-op rehab, Inpatient consult, Outpatient clinics of Musculoskeletal, SCI, TBI, stroke and pain, Nerve conduction study and EMG, Sports Medicine, Interventional pain management, Outpatient amputee clinic, Pediatric Rehab
Supervising medical students and interns as a senior resident

MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham, MA Jun. 2007-Jun. 2008 PGY 1 Resident, Transitional Year Program, Internal medicine, inpatient and outpatient care, ICU, pediatric inpatient and outpatient care.
WORK EXPERIENCE

Hartford Orthopedic Medicine, Hartford, CT – Staff Physiatrist Aug. 2011- Present

Office/clinic initial evaluations and follow-up
Performing nerve conduction study and EMG test
Performing joint ultrasound diagnostics and ultrasound guided injections
Performing fluoroscopic guided spinal epidural and facet injections

Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA – Certified Physician Assistant Oct. 2005- Jun. 2007

Office/clinic initial evaluations and follow-up
Pre-op and post-op history and physical, first assist in OR
Fracture reductions, Casting and splinting
Inpatient rounding, weekends on-call coverage

Advanced Pain Management Center, Stoneham, MA – Certified Physician Assistant, Oct. 2004- Oct. 2005

Assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with acute or chronic pain
Pre-procedure evaluation and post-procedure follow-ups
Consult for pharmaceutical or interventional treatments

Tennessee State University, Department of Biological Sciences -Instructor and Teaching Assistant Sept. 1999-Aug. 2002

Instructor of Anatomy and Physiology Lab for Undergraduate Students
Instructor of Genetics Lab for Undergraduate Students

Beijing Red Cross Chao Yang Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine Resident Physician, Sept.1995- Aug.1999,

Internal medicine clinical Practice: inpatient, outpatient, ICU, ER, etc.
Instructor for Medical Students

PUBLICATIONS

XU W, Chernev I, Wang F. Multiple Sclerosis-like Illness in a HIV-positive Patient. Poster Presentation at Association of Academic Physiatrist 2010 Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL. 2010.
Wang Y, Cao Z, XU W, Kemp MD, McAdory BS, Newkirk RF, Ivy MT, Townsel JG. Cloning and partial characterization of four plasmalemmal-associated syntaxin isoforms in Limulus. Gene. 2004 Feb 4; 326: 189-99.
XU W, Cao Z, Wang Y, Newkirk RF and Townsel JG. Molecular cloning of dynamin from Limulus Central Nervous System. Poster Presentation at Society of Neuroscience 31st Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. 2001.
Cao Z, Wang Y, XU W, Ivy WT, Newkirk RF and Townsel JG. Cloning and identification of a family of syntaxin homologs from Limulus central nervous system. Poster Presentation at Society of Neuroscience 30th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2000.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Association of Academic Physiatrist
Massachusetts Medical Society
LANGUAGES

Fluent in English and Chinese Mandarin
CERTIFICATIONS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), June 2011
Basic Life Support (BLS), June 2011
Neonatal Life Support (NLS), June 2007
ECFMG, September 2006
NCCPA , September 2004
LICENSURE

Connecticut Full Medical License
Massachusetts Full Medical License

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