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Dr. James Wu, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 68

Dr. Wu

Cleveland Clinic Colon/Rctl Sg

9500 EUCLID AVENUE Cleveland, OH 44195
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(440) 695-4000

Dr. James Wu, MD is a general surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

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  • Practices at top hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Wu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Wu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Anal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Hemorrhoids more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Wu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Wu's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Wu, MD is a general surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1994
The Lahey Clin Found
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Barnes Hospital St Louis University
Residency Hospital
1990
Washington University
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Jewish Hospital St Louis
Residency Hospital
1986
Washington University St Louis
Medical School

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Hillcrest Hospital

Mayfield Heights, OH

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

South Pointe Hospital

Warrensville Heights, OH

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)