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Martha Wu, MD FACX

Dr. Wu earned her BA in biology and psychology from Dartmouth College in 1993, graduating Magna Cum Laude and as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She then attended Dartmouth Medical School (now Geisel School of Medicine) where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and graduated with Honors in 1997. During her time there, Dr. Wu was awarded the Janet M. Glasgow Achievement Citation from the American Medical Women’s Association for graduating as a top female scholar in her class. She was also given The Rolf C. Syvertsen Fellowship Award based on her academic merit and involvement in the Dartmouth community, and The Department of Medicine Award, presented for intellectual skills, compassion and patient orientation best typifying the ideal internist. Dr. Wu completed her residency at Beth Israel Hospital in 2000. After finishing her residency, she worked with Drs. Steven Flier and James Levine at The Beth Israel One Brookline Place Medical Group. Dr. Wu continued with the group in 2006 when it was relocated to Needham and renamed The Beth Israel Deaconess Upper Falls Medical Group, and in 2008 she became the medical director of the practice, a position she maintained for the next 4 years. Dr. Wu was at Newton Wellesley Primary Care at Newton Wellesley Hospital from 2012 to 2014.


Throughout her career, Dr. Wu has had a passion for teaching. During her residency, she was chosen to serve as a chief medical resident during her rotation through the Harvard Veterans A Hospital system. From 2000 to 2012, Dr. Wu was a Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She served as a teacher for Harvard Medical School’s Patient-Doctor courses, allowing her to teach the art of the physical examination to first and second-year medical students. In addition, she mentored residents for their longitudinal primary care clinics. She continued to mentor medical students while at Newton Wellesley Primary Care. Dr. Wu continues to be involved in education through her alma maters as a representative of the Dartmouth College Book Award Program, a member of the Dartmouth Club of Greater Boston, an alumni interviewer, and a member of the Syvertsen Committee at Geisel Medical School.


Dr. Wu is a member of the American College of Physicians, the Massachusetts Medical Society and The International Society for Clinical Densitometry.


She resides in Wellesley with her husband, who is a cardiologist, and her 4 children. In her spare time she enjoys running, skiing, sailing, hiking, and many other activities with her family.

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