Dr Wei Lu ( Wei Zhen LU)

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (China)
  • Australian Medical Council Certificate
  • Master Degree of Internal Medicine and Haematology (China)
  • PhD in Pharmacology (Singapore)


My mission
Strive to provide high quality medical care to all my patients irrespective of their background and beliefs

My core value
Respect and empathy for my patients and staff. I solve problems.

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Biography

I graduated in 1980 as the top of the year from a Medical School in China. I practiced as a physician for a period of 6 years in a district hospital. I rotated through all the sub-specialties of internal medicine including Cardiology, Neurology, Respiratory Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Haematology, Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine.

In 1985, I entered the PLA Post-graduate medical school at General Hospital of PLA. This is a major teaching hospital with over 1500 beds and one of the top hospitals in China. It takes care of the top-level central government officials and as well as difficult patients countrywide. There I underwent haematology specialist training and further internal medicine training for the other 3 years. During this period I participated in some cases of bone marrow transplants. I performed a large numbers of bone marrow aspirations and biopsies, lumbar puncture and intrathecal injections. In 1988 I was granted the Master's Degree in Medicine and qualified as a Haematologist.
In my PhD candidate post at the national University of Singapore (NUS), I conducted a double blind placebo controlled clinical trial using melatonin in treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) for 3 years. I obtained PhD degree in Pharmacology in 2002.

After obtained my PhD degree I worked as a medical officer in the Dept. of General Medicine, which includes all of the sub-specialities of internal medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Public). This is the second largest and busiest hospital in Singapore. I had obtained more clinical skills e.g. ascites tap , Pleural fluid tap and pleural biopsy.

In 2004 followed my Australian Husband my family moved to here in Australia. I passed Australian Medical Council exams in 2007. Since 2008 I had worked in the Lithgow General Medical Practice as a GP Registrar and had 4 years training of family medicine. In 2014 I passed the fellowship exams of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. In the last 2 years and 10 months I have worked in Balance Springwood Family Practice which makes me familiar with lower Blue Mountain culture and diseases and better serving the Blue Mountain people.

I actively study new developments in family medicine since I have been doing GP work. I have attended a number of workshops: Skin cancer workshop, dermoscope workshop, Family planning workshop, Prolotherapy workshop, wound management workshop, diabetes and insulin workshop , Asthma and spirometory workshop, Cognitive behaviour therapy workshop, Cosmetic medicine workshop, diabetes Summit, skin cancer summit…… In the last triennium I had obtained 562 CPD points ( requirement is 150 points) of RACGP