Xiaoyan Wu

Xiaoyan Wu
MD, PhD

Xiaoyan Wu MD, PhD

UBMD Pediatrics

Specialties

Hematology; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Models - cell and animal; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Nephrology; Pediatric Nephrology; Pediatrics; Urology; Vascular Medicine; Whole Genome Sequencing

Accepting new patients
 

Professional Summary:

My research concentrates on understanding mechanisms that underlie hypertension, kidney disease, and kidney development. In the laboratory, I have developed methods to isolate renal endothelial cells from mice. Using the primary culture cells, I have studied roles of endothelium in acute kidney injury and intracellular calcium signaling. The animal models what I have used include not limited to the bullfrog, mice, rats, rabbits, and monkeys.
My current research proposal at UB focuses on detecting the gene(s) responsible for congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT). If the mutation of gene(s) is identified, my next step is to apply gene editing technique, attempting to repair the defect on the laboratory bench. The ultimate goal is to use gene therapy effectively to delay disease progression in children with CAKUT and improve the outcomes.
My clinical focus has been the care and management of patients with CAKUT, complex glomerular and autoimmune disease, and end stage of renal disease (ESRD) who undergo dialysis or kidney transplant. I serve as attending physician on the transplant clinic for UBMD pediatrics. I am also an attending physician on the inpatient renal service at Oishei Children Hospital, Buffalo NY.
As an educator, I am committed to the career development of the students, trainees and faculty working with me in the laboratory, in medical school class rooms (live vs virtual), in clinical areas and hospital patients’ bedsides. I introduced them to give presentation at national conferences, and published case reports on peer-reviewed journals. Over the course of my career, I have mentored medical students, graduate students, residents and follows. Some have gone on to become academic physicians. Through my commitment, I help ensure continued quality improvement in nephrology training, in multiple institutions including Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo NY.

Specialties:

Hematology, Membrane Transport (Ion Transport), Models - cell and animal, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Nephrology, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics, Urology, Vascular Medicine, Whole Genome Sequencing

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents

Additional Languages:

Fluent Chinese

Physician Gender:

Female


Appointments:

UBMD Pediatrics Outpatient Center
Conventus
1001 Main Street
4th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Office Hours: Wednesday-Thursday: 8:00 am-12:00 pm; Friday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Phone: (716) 323-0140
Fax: (716) 323-0292
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • POMCO
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp

UBMD Pediatrics Outpatient Center
University Commons
1404 Sweet Home Road
Suite 5
Amherst, New York 14228
Office Hours: Tuesday: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Phone: (716) 323-0140
Fax: (716) 323-0292
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • POMCO
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp


Board Certifications:

  • Certification, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine (2017)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Richmond University Medical Center (2014)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Richmond University Medical Center (2012)
  • Fellowship, Medicine, University of Toronto (1997)
  • PhD, Physiology, University of Toronto (1996)
  • MS, Physiology, University of Toronto (1991)
  • MD, Medicine, Tianjin Medical University (1982)

Awards and Honors:

  • Top Doctor by Buffalo Spree’s list Western New York’s, NY (2022)
  • Top Doctor by Buffalo Spree’s list Western New York’s, NY (2021)
  • Top Doctor by Buffalo Spree’s list Western New York’s, NY (2020)
  • 44th Pediatric Nephrology Seminar/Renal Pathology/CRRT Course: Partial Travel Grant (2017)
  • American Society of Nephrology: Karen L. Campbell Travel Grant (2016)
  • Richmond University Medical Center: Mario J. Merlino Award (2014)
  • Academy of Medicine of Richmond: 3rd Prize (2013)
  • Buffalo Spree Magazine: Top Doctors in Western New York (2020-2021)
  • University of Louisville: Nephrology Fellowship (07/1986-09/1989)
  • University of Toronto: Nephrology Postdoctoral Fellowship (09/1996-08/1997)
  • University of Toronto: Open Physiology Fellowship (09/1989-09/1996)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.


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