Dr. Carolyn Wu, MD

Dr. Carolyn Wu, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Carolyn Wu, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.Read her story

300 Longwood Ave Fl 4

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 355-6401

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Top Care Areas

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more than 35% of peers
more than 33% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 10% of peers

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Dr. Wu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wu "Dr. Carolyn Wu is an Ophthalmologist at Boston Children's Hospital. She specializes in Ptosis Drooping Eyelids, Strabismus Misaligned Eyes, Cataracts, Retinopathy of Prematurity, and Comprehensive Pediatric Ophthalmology. Dr. Wu received her medical education from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her training at New York University School of Medicine, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, and Boston Children's Hospital."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Hypotropia
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pediatric Cataract
  • Ptosis Strabismus Diastasis
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Loss

6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Strabismus Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center/columbia University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • New York University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wu to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Our initial visit with Dr. Wu was great. She was informative and attentive to our two small children, who have some intense eye issues. I left feeling confident that we had finally found the doctor to help us on this journey. Each subsequent visit has gotten worse. She barely interacts with us...more
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Dr. Wu was one of the best eye doctors I've seen. I was given her name by Dr. Robert Petersen. Probably one that I would recommend to any pediatric patient needing an opinion on their eyes.
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