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William Lu

William Lu, MD



Office Phone 719-595-7040

Accepting new patients. A referral is required.

  • Parkview Employed Physician
Patient Rating
4.5 (162 Ratings, 25 Comments)


Dr. William Lu is a Neurosurgeon practicing with Parkview Medical Group Neurosurgery in Pueblo, CO. Dr. Lu's extensive background, training and diverse areas of expertise within neurosurgery lend to the confidence he is able to pass on to his patients when discussing best options available to address their health concerns. His primary focus is patient education to ensure understanding of all facets of complex diagnoses and the decisions patients face. He emphasizes conservative approaches and is exceedingly thorough with his patients. 

Dr. Lu received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis, followed by a general surgery internship and neurosurgical residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He has given dozens of presentations, led research initiatives, contributed to and authored multiple publications and has served as an adjunct professor for the University of Central Florida Neurosurgery Department. Dr. Lu continues to enjoy teaching medical students, residents, and athletic trainers. 

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Provider's Additional Contact Information

Fax: 719-595-7045


  • Parkview Neurosurgery

    Parkview Medical Office Building 1600 N Grand Avenue, Suite 508 Pueblo, CO 81003
    Main: 719-595-7040
    Office: 719-595-7040
    Fax: 719-595-7045


4.5 out of 5 (162 Ratings, 25 Comments)
May 17, 2021
Dr Lu has, during every visit I've had with him, has spent a great deal of time discussing my health problems and concerns. I have never had a doctor as thorough in reviewing history and current problems and concerns. I have recommended him to several friends and family members. The surgery he performed on my cervical spine relieved much of my pain and restored the range of motion in my neck. I had planned for him to do the Thoracic spine surgery I need, but then COVID happened. I am now moving to another state, but would return here or go to wherever his practice is if I could work out the logistics fire the surgery. His Medical Assistant Mindi is caring and compassionate.
May 11, 2021
Dr Lu did surgery on my back two and a half years ago! I am extremely disappointed that is is leaving at the end of this month. The surgery he did for me was no less than a miracle for me....I will be forever grateful!
April 20, 2021
We had a bit of difficulty over one question, The Doctor asked the question several times essentially the same way. It would have been easier for me to know what he wanted to know if he had asked it differently so that I could have used the comparison to better understand what he needed to know. We did finally jointly gain the understanding to proceed with future treatment with both of us giving extra effort to ensure we were both understood.
February 09, 2021
I found no fault with anything during my visit. just keep up with the good work. t
February 09, 2021
I exspected to resolve several issues key to my health, The doctor seemed to be mad at me and the world in general.He did not even provide me any info from the X-rays taken on that day. Grnted I do not know what info he provided to the Va.As far as I can see at this point it was big zero.
February 04, 2021
Everything was done to my satisfaction. Sometimes I have a problem understanding medical terms and would do better if the medical terms were explained more clearly. Great experience with this NeuroSurgeon and would recommend him to friends and family.
February 02, 2021
The doctor made a diagnosis on MRI's That were a year and a 1/2 old and I had brought with me Ones from within the last 2 months that he never even took a look at he also told me if I wasn't nicotine free not to come back
January 12, 2021
Nothing, my daughter and I could not believe how this doctor really listened to me and wanted to help. My daughter and I told him that most other doctors nevered really listened or followed through.
December 15, 2020
Earlier surgery.
December 07, 2020
The staff were all great. They really took an interest in your health and recovery.
November 20, 2020
Great experience.
November 13, 2020
This was not your problem but I have had 2 consults with Dr Lu but have yet to see him.
November 09, 2020
I tried to explain to him that I am not a whiner...I have had two previous fusions...I KNOW when I have a problem...but his viewing of the MRI and such seemed more important that what I had to say. I felt like he just really did not care. I will say in his defense, it is difficult when you cannot actually put your hands on a patient, but still, I got NO feeling of concern from that physician.
October 30, 2020
Nothing, experienced a wonderful visit, very thorough, thank you.
October 27, 2020
cant think of anything he very carefully explained himself very well
October 12, 2020
I cannot think of anything they did not do to make me comfortable and well informed about my visit.
September 28, 2020
I am not happy with the service I got from the staff. When I first got there I was late due to some issues that had happened on the way to my appointment. And so, the lady there made me feel very badly about being late and not showing up on time. She's quite rude and ... and that's it. She's too rude for me ... my taste. Thank you.
September 17, 2020
The Doctor could have been less judgmental and friendlier.
September 14, 2020
Nothing The nurse was Awesome
September 10, 2020
Yeah, Dr. Lu was different this time. I saw him a year ago and he was more friendly. Now he's matter of fact and this is it and you know, this is it and I'm going to leave and I'm going to do that and he just seemed to have a little bit of an attitude. I don't know if the coronavirus is doing that or what but I'm a little disappointed in him. The lady they sent in to put a neck brace on me came in in a hurry and wanted to leave in a hurry and acted like she didn't want any questions, so I don't know what's going on with that. So a little disappointed
August 21, 2020
I already did this whole thing online and so it wasn't necessary to do it over the phone.
August 17, 2020
Yes, I think that my online visit with Dr. Lu could have improved by him having all of my statistics and statuses there in front of him before he called me. He called me and did not have any of that information in front of him and had to keep putting me on pause and hold and wait just in order to find MRIs, CT's, even the ones that were done there at your clinic. So that it in a way made me kind of feel like maybe in one way or another he wasn't really prepared to talk to me about my condition. That is all I have to say about that. Other than that, he was great. He was wonderful. He was personal. He was kind
July 23, 2020
I didn't have any problems with the process from beginning to end. Everyone was polite and courteous, answered my questions, showed attentiveness when I spoke up and had something to say about my condition or anything ongoing with me. So I guess that's pretty much all I have to say. I was very pleased with the whole thing. So I really thank you a lot.
July 21, 2020
One problem I had was that my appointment was for 2 p.m. and I didn't get in till 3 p.m. because they said my appointment was at 3 p.m. they should have told me this to begin with as I had to sit in their office for an hour
June 23, 2020
Dr. Lu is an excellent physician, and I think he understands my current physical condition completely, and I don't think you could find anybody any better any place. Thank you.
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Education and Training


University of Tennessee, Chemical Engineering
University of Tennessee, Medical Degree


University of Kentucky Medical Center, Neurosurgical Residency Program

Teaching or Professional Positions

Former Adjunct Professor - Department of Neurosurgery, University of Central Florida

Team Physician - Colorado State University-Pueblo 

Professional Memberships

Board Certified- American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Member- American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Member- AANS/CNS Spine Section

Member- Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Member- Leksell Gamma Knife Society

Member- International Stereotactic Radiosurgical Society

Honors, Awards, etc.

Lt Col, US Army Reserves, Honorably Discharged

Army Commendation Medal, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 

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