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Horace C. Wu, MD

Board Certifications

Cytopathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Cytopathology, Surgical Pathology




ProPath, a Sonic Healthcare anatomic pathology practice, is privileged to include Horace C. Wu, M.D., as a part of its dynamic medical staff. Dr. Wu is a triple board-certified pathologist who brings extensive professional medical and leadership experience.

Dr. Wu earned his bachelor’s degree at Boston University and his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts. He served his residency in anatomic pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where he held the position of chief resident. He then served a clinical pathology residency at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Wu completed two fellowships, one in surgical pathology followed by a cytopathology fellowship, at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Wu has held a variety of positions in different healthcare settings. He started as an instructor in laboratory pathology at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He then held an assistant professor of pathology appointment at New York University School of Medicine. He was a pathologist and cytopathologist, as well as director of cytopathology at Associated Pathologists in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Wu has been a pathologist at ProPath in Dallas, TX, since 2004. He has been the medical director of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake since 2016.

Dr. Wu has peer-reviewed articles published in journals such as Cancer, British Journal of Cancer, Gynecologic Oncology, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has published abstracts in Modern Pathology and presented them at meetings of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.



Boston University (BA)
Boston, MA

Boston University School of Medicine (MD)
Boston, MA


Postgraduate Training

Cytopathology Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Surgical Pathology Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Clinical Pathology Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Anatomic Pathology Residency
(Chief Resident)
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA


Professional Memberships

College of American Pathologists


Peer-Reviewed Articles
  1. Cangiarella J, Waisman J, Symmans W, Gross J, Cohen JM, Wu HC, Axelrod D. Mammotome core biopsy for mammary microcalcification: analysis of 160 biopsies from 142 women with surgical and radiologic followup. Cancer. 2001;91(1):173-177.

  2. Pogue BW, Momma T, Wu HC, Hasan T. Transient absorption changes in vivo during photodynamic therapy with pulsed-laser light. Br J Cancer. 1999;80(3-4):344-351.

  3. Molpus KL, Wu HC, Fuller AF. Recurrent psammocarcinoma of the peritoneum with complete response to tamoxifen therapy. Gynecol Oncol. 1998;68(2):206-209.

  4. Cabot RC, Scully RE, Mark EJ, McNeeley WF, Ebeling SH, Mankin HJ, Wu HC. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital: case 9-1996: A 21-year-old African woman with thoraco-lumbar pain and fever. N Engl J Med. 1996;334(12):784-789.

  1. Delgado Y, Yee H, Wu HC, Melamed J, Boppana S, Shapiro R, Roses D, Feiner H. Retrospective evaluation of non-sentinel lymph nodes (NSLN) in breast cancer patients with previously evaluated sentinel lymph nodes (SLN). USCAP Meeting, 2000. Mod Pathol. 2000;13(3):20A.

  2. Chhieng DC, Yee H, Wu HC, Cangirella J, Symmans WF, Waisman J, Chriboga L, Ylagan L, Cohen JM. Use of E-cadherin and CD44 for the differentiation between reactive esothelial cells and carcinoma cells in pelvic washings. USCAP Meeting, 1999. Mod Pathol. 1999;12(1):42A.

  3. Hummel PG, Chhieng DE, Cangiarella J, Waisman J, Symmans WF, Wu HC, Cohen JM. Spindle cell lesions of the lung: diagnosis by fine needle aspiration (FNA). USCAP Meeting, 1999. Mod Pathol. 1999;12(1):42A.