Vu grew up in the west of Melbourne in a family of eight. His father is a refugee from Vietnam. Vu studied at the University of Melbourne and graduated in 2003. He gained his General Practice Fellowship in 2008.
Vu opened the Sunshine Ultimate Care Clinic in 2009 to serve refugees and immigrants in the area. Through his work at the clinic, Vu sees a lot of patients from diverse backgrounds with various chronic health and mental health issues.
Vu is married with three children and enjoys working in western Melbourne where he recognises the significant need for support services.