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Chester Wu, MD

Medical Reviewer

Chester Wu, MD, is double board-certified in psychiatry and sleep medicine. After training at Baylor College of Medicine and Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Wu established and directed the first sleep medicine program within a psychiatric system in the United States while at the Menninger Clinic. He currently provides care at his private practice in Houston, where he provides evaluations, medication management, and therapy for psychiatric and sleep medicine conditions.


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Sleep medicine and psychiatry

Board Certifications and Training

  • Psychiatry Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Board-Certified in Psychiatry from American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Board-Certified in Sleep Medicine from American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology, Texas A&M University (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D), University of Texas Medical Branch

Awards and Accreditation

  • Castle Connolly Rising Star
  • Member, American Psychiatric Association
  • Member, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Member, Southern Sleep Society
Livingston, R., Wu, C., Mu, K., & Coffey, M. J. (2018). Regulation of electroconvulsive therapy: a systematic review of US state lawsThe journal of ECT34(1), 60-68.

Press Coverage

  • Struggling Through the Afternoon Snooze? Houston Doctor Shares How to Fight “Fall Back” Fatigue. Houston Life. November 6, 2020.
  • Get Better Sleep With the Help of The Menninger Clinic. KHOU 11. June 24, 2020
  • How to Recover From Sleep Disruptions During the Pandemic. Psychology Today. August 13, 2020.

Best Health Tip

Do not be afraid to ask for help! Most people with sleep and psychiatric concerns try to fix things on their own or are afraid to reach out to a doctor. There may be issues that are under the surface and sabotaging your ability to sleep and feel better!

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