Wenchun Qu, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

  1. Physiatrist

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishMandarin

Wenchun Qu, M.D., M.S., Ph.D. is a physiatrist, pain specialist, with special interest in regenerative medicine and information technology in medicine. His clinical and research focus include:

  • Regenerative medicine therapy for back pain, neck pain, joint injury, osteoarthritis, ligament and tendon diseases.
  • Interventional pain procedures with injections, neurolysis, and radiofrequency ablation.
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound guided injections for joint, tendon and ligament diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of sciatica, degenerative disc disease, back and neck pains
  • Stem cell research focusing on the mechanism, clinical safety, and efficacy for musculoskeletal and spine conditions.
  • Artificial intelligence application for clinical decision support in optimizing precision care for musculoskeletal and spine conditions

Dr. Qu published many manuscripts, book chapters and books. He has served as president, board member, committee members of national and international societies, and received multiple national award.

In addition to clinical practice, research and education, Dr. Qu is the co-Chair of Mayo Clinic China Regional Development Group and leads efforts in building international collaborations for advancing high-value healthcare throughout the world.

  1. Pain management
  2. Regenerative medicine therapy
  3. Ultrasound
  1. 2013
    Fellow - Pain MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2012
    Resident - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ProgramMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2003
    Ph.D. - Occupational ScienceUniversity of Southern California
  4. 2002
    MS - BiostatisticsKeck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
  5. 1990
    MDSecond Military Medical University

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Pain MedicineAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  2. 2013
    Physical Medicine & RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Best of Meeting Award for ASRA’s 17th Annual Pain Medicine MeetingAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  2. 2017
    Transform the Practice Initiative AwardMayo Clinic
  3. 2017
    Best of Meeting Award for ASRA’s 16th Annual Pain Medicine MeetingAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  4. 2017
    Best Original Research Award Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation / PM&R
  5. 2016
    Transform the Practice Initiative AwardMayo Clinic
  6. 2016
    Best of Meeting Award for ASRA's 15th Annual Pain Medicine MeetingAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  7. 2014
    Best Scientific PosterAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine
  8. 2013
    Best Basic Science Abstract AwardSpine Intervention Society

Publications

Research activities

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