Dr. James Wu, MD

Dr. James Wu, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Wu, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Pasadena, CA. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

SoCal Thoracic Surgical Assoc

260 S Los Robles Ave Ste 118

Pasadena, CA 91101
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Decortication and Pleurectomy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Wu performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu performs Lung Surgery more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Wu performs this procedure more than 65% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Wu performs this procedure more than 44% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. Wu's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

We specialize in state of the art surgical care. Our number one concern is a successful outcome for each and every one of our patients.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School

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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
LACare
Molina Healthcare

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