with Dr. Shuya Wu, Lexington Clinic Allergy/Immunology
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in the small town of Shashi, a city in South China along the Yangtze River.
What brought you to Lexington Clinic?
I like Lexington Clinic because it lets me work with other wonderful
providers to give the best comprehensive care to patients. I also like
the city of Lexington. It is the right size with not too much traffic
and has four, beautiful seasons.
What made you want to become a physician?
I had always wanted to be a physician to help and care for people in need.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I like traveling and gardening.
Who was your biggest inspiration growing up?
My grandmother, she is a very optimistic person and always finds
positive things - even in a really difficult situation. She never gives
up and always tries her best to help others.
What type of music do you enjoy?
I like romantic, classical music.
What is your favorite movie?
Roman Holiday. I love romantic stories and Audrey Hepburn is my all-time favorite actress.
Do you have any hidden talents…and if so, what are they?
Swimming. I grew up swimming in the Yangtze River.
What is one thing patients would be surprised to find out about you?
I love Zumba. I practice Zumba every week with my church group.
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