David Shin-Kuo Lu, MD

David Shin-Kuo Lu, MD

Professor, Department of Radiology
Chief, Cross Sectional Interventional Radiology
Director, CT, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Program and UCLA Liver Tumor Ablation Program
Member, JCCC Community


English, French, Chinese, Chinese - Mandarin


Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology

Institutional Affiliation

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica



Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 1991 - 1993


Internal Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1985 - 1986


MD, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, 1985


Internal Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1986 - 1987
Radiological Sciences, University of Toronto, 1987 - 1991

Board Certification

Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1991

Clinical Interests

Esophageal Varices, Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), Kidney Biopsy, Kidney Cancer, Liver Biopsy, Liver Cancer, Liver Failure, Liver Failure resulting in Variceal Bleeding or Ascites, Nephrostomy, Radiofrequency Ablation, RF Ablation for Primary & Secondary Liver Cancers, Tumor, Ureteral Stents

Scientific Interests

Dr. David Lu is interested in diagnostic and inverventional radiology.

Highlighted Publications

Sandler KA, Wang J, Farha G, Selch MT, De Salles A, Lu D, Steinberg ML, Lee P, Kaprealian TB. Comparison of Clinical Outcomes Based on Target Delineation in Patients Treated With Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Spinal Metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1;96(2S):E72. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.772.