St. John’s Regional Medical Center 
1600 N. Rose Avenue
​Oxnard, CA 93030

Community Memorial Hospital 
147 N. Brent Street
Ventura, CA 93003

St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital 
2309 Antonio Avenue
Camarillo, CA 93010

Channel Islands Surgicenter 
2300 Wankel Way
Oxnard, CA 93030


  • ​General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • ​Robotic Surgery


Professional Affiliations​​​

  • American College of Surgeons

  • American Medical Association

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons  SAGES

  • Fellowship: Advanced GI & Minimally Invasive Surgery University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Degrees
    University of California,  Los Angeles
  • ​Master of Science, Physiology
    Georgetown University Washington, D.C.

  • ​​Medical Degree
    ​University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

  • Internship/Residency: General Surgery Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai,
    ​New York, NY (R1-R2)
  • General Surgery Mount Sinai Hospital
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai,
    New York, NY (R3-R4)
  • General Surgery University of California,
    San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 

Certifications / Board Certified

  • ​American Board of Surgery 
  • California Medical License
  • Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET)
  • SAGES Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery
  • SAGES Flexible Endoscopy Course
  • SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Trauma Operative Management Course (ATOM)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Samantha Wu, MD 


​Dr. Samantha Wu is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery techniques (laparoscopic and robotic) in the treatment of a variety of disorders including: hernias, complex abdominal wall defects, gastroesophageal reflux, hiatal hernias, diseases of the esophagus and stomach, and gallbladder disorders. She is an expert in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and is well trained in traditional approaches to surgery. She prescribes an individualized care plan and tailored surgical approach for all of her patients to minimize recovery time, maximize patient satisfaction, and optimize overall outcome. She is also experienced in general surgery procedures involving the small bowel, colon, rectum, anus, and soft tissues. 

Dr. Wu is a Southern California native who obtained a dual undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, Masters degree from Georgetown University, and Medical Degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. She completed her General Surgery residency at Mount Sinai in New York and the University of California, San Diego where she stayed to complete her specialty training in Advanced GI and Minimally Invasive Surgery. She is conversant in Chinese. 

In her free time, she enjoys culinary experimentation and gastronomical adventures. As a Southern California native, she especially enjoys spending time outside in the California sun, so you might find her kayaking, hiking or working on her golf swing. 

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