David Wu, MD

Interventional Pain Management Specialist located in South Bay, Torrance, CA

"Patient-centered care is the cornerstone of my medical practice, individually focused on resolving pain and restoring quality of life with an innovative comprehensive approach."
- David Wu, MD

Dr. David Wu is a board-certified anesthesiologist and interventional pain medicine specialist who provides comprehensive care for patients affected by acute and chronic pain disorders. From his top-rated pain management practice in Torrance, California, Dr. Wu serves patients from the South Bay and greater Los Angeles areas. 

With his innovative, patient-centered approach, Dr. Wu is dedicated to finding solutions to help his patients return to a normal, pain-free life.

Dr. Wu was awarded the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Best Intern Physician and the Distinguished House Staff Physician by Cornell University. These distinctions are reserved for the top-graduating physician who has gone on to demonstrate across-the-board excellence.

Dr. Wu’s postdoctoral training includes completing an elite, top-rated Ivy League program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which is in New York City.

As a fellow in the Division of Interventional Pain Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Wu had the honor of presenting his scientific research at UCLA’s third annual scientific research conference.

In his personal life, Dr. Wu is a devoted husband and a proud father of two. He enjoys art galleries, ballet, classical symphony, and opera.

  • Concierge Level Care
    Advanced Interventional Pain
    Diplomat of The American Board
    Ivy League | Fellowship Trained



  • If you are suffering from chronic pain, Dr. Wu may suggest spinal cord stimulation - an effective neurostimulation therapy.


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  • Dr. Wu specializes in the use of Simplicity™ Probe. This innovative device provides radiofrequency (RF) ablation to treat chronic pain.


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Words from our patients

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    "I don't know what I would do without him. Thank you Dr. David Wu. I owe you the world and sum."

    Cesar G.
  • facebook

    "I am finally getting back to the things I used to do. Dr. Wu is very patient and a great listener. I highly recommend him and his staff."

    Scot L.
  • Yelp

    "He understands the pain and WANTS to make you feel better. With an amazing doctor comes a great staff. Every single person is very sweet and caring."

    Christina M.
  • Yelp

    "I've seen many doctors over my years on the face of this earth but none have shown me the respect and care that doctor Wu has. I highly recommend Dr. Wu.."

    Rick L.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Wu is great. He's patient and listens to your concerns. This is one doctor who really cares! His receptionists are exceptionally friendly and helpful."

    Mike F.
  • Yelp

    "The result is more than I could have hoped. After three months, and for the first time in 2.5 years, I am almost 100% pain-free."

    Jim D.
  • Yelp

    "His office is clean, it's equipped with the latest technology, and his staff is organized and friendly."

    Jason L.




    We accept most PPO insurance policies.


    For coverage-related questions, please contact our office.


    We will no longer be accepting Medicare patients starting 08/01/23

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David Wu, MD
1408 Crenshaw Boulevard
South Bay

Torrance, CA 90501
Phone: 424-232-8930
Fax: 310-507-9175

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