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Chuanshen Wu, MD, PhD Joins Altru Health System

Posted OnMay 31, 2019

Chuanshen Wu, MD, Ph.D. is joining the psychiatry team at Altru Health System. He specializes in treating patients with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, bipolar disorder, psychosis, sleep disturbance, and posttraumatic stress disorder. He is board-certified and a member of the American Psychiatric Association.

“I want to make sure I spend enough time listening to my adult patients before they step out of my office,” Wu mentions, “and make sure they receive the care they need to improve their mental health.”

Dr. Wu earned his medical degree from the Peking University Health Science Center in China. He went on to complete his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Outside of work, Dr. Wu enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports with his kids, reading historical books, listening to music, cooking, hiking, and jogging.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Wu, please call 701.780.6697.

About Altru Health System

Based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Altru Health System is a regional, integrated healthcare delivery system serving northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Altru is a physician-led, multi-specialty group practice with a 277-bed acute care hospital, Level II trauma center, 45-bed specialty hospital, more than two dozen Grand Forks and regional practice locations, and a large home care network. Altru employs over 300 physicians and advanced practice providers and 4,000 staff. With a focus on advanced technology, Altru deployed the first Mako® Robotic Arm system in North Dakota and enhanced Altru’s Robotics with the recent addition of the DaVinci Xi Robotic Surgical System. In 2018, Altru was awarded fourth Most Wired® in the nation, a recognition for systems at the forefront of using healthcare information technology to improve the delivery of care. Altru Health System has received accreditation from the Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation, and has achieved 50 years of CARF accreditation at Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital. Altru Health System was the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, extending Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise to the patients we serve. For more information, visit