Zihao Wu, MD, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Columbia, MO, Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital


Colon & Rectal Surgery Columbia, MO

Assistant Professor, Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • St Vincent Health CenterResidency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • St Agnes HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2008
  • University of PennsylvaniaNo degree, Post-Baccalaureate Undergraduate Studies Program, 2000 - 2003
  • Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Science
    Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical ScienceClass of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2009 - 2011
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2008 - 2010
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Alloreactive T cell responses and acute rejection of single class II MHC-disparate heart allografts are under strict regulation by CD4+ CD25+ T cells  
    Schenk S, Kish DD, He C, El-Sawy T, Chiffoleau E, Chen C, Wu Z, Sandner S, Gorbachev AV, Fukamachi K, Heeger PS, Sayegh MH, Turka LA, Fairchil RL, Journal of Immunology, 1/15/2015
  • Bile Duct Adenoma with Oncocytic Features  
    Eric Johannesen, Zihao Wu, and Jason-Scott Holly, Case Reports in Pathology, 1/1/2014
  • Homeostatic Proliferation is a Barrier to Transplantation Tolerance  
    Zihao Wu, Steven J Bensinger, Jidong Zhang, Chuangqi Chen, Xueli Yuan, Xiaolun Huang, James F Markmann, Alireza Kassaee, Bruce R Rosengard, Wayne W Hancock, Mohamed H ..., Nature Medicine, 1/1/2004
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  • The effect of state rurality on colorectal cancer screening and death rate 
  • Robotic colon and rectal surgery 
    The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China - 1/1/2018
  • State rurality demonstrates greater impact on colorectal cancer death rate in women than men 
    Camdenton, MO - 1/1/2018
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  • Colon & Rectal Cancer screening 
    Zihao Wu, KBIA-FM Radio

Press Mentions

  • GI Surgeons Perform Marathon Surgery to Remove Cancer from Former NFL Player
    GI Surgeons Perform Marathon Surgery to Remove Cancer from Former NFL PlayerNovember 10, 2020 12:52
  • Colon Cancer Can Be Prevented and Treated
    Colon Cancer Can Be Prevented and TreatedMarch 24, 2018 11:14

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