Dr. Joanne Wu, MD

Dr. Joanne Wu, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joanne Wu, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Portland, OR. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Read her story

6327 SE Milwaukie Ave

Portland, OR 97202

Contact Information

(503) 659-4988

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 10 More

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Dr. Wu's Experience

Dr. Wu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Wu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wu "I have always been a nurturer and instinctively knew that my career path would be a teacher or a doctor. Medicine, I discovered, would afford me the chance to be a teacher and a healer and reach a very broad audience. It gave me the opportunity to help patients stay healthy. I explored complementary medicine and studied for a year in OHSU's Integrative Medicine fellowship, with a focus on acupuncture. Since acupuncture supports overall wellness and health with minimal potential side effects, I have found it very helpful for disorders that conventional medicine does not have a very good track record of treating. There is also increasing evidence-based clinical research that substantiates the effectiveness of using acupuncture with conventional medicine. Many patients find that acupuncture combined with conventional medicine helps to alleviate pain, anxiety or depression, respiratory problems, perimenopause issues, and assist with relaxation. Often, it can also improve sleep patterns and relieve nausea or discomfort during pregnancy. Complementary medicine has seen an increase in insurance coverage, so it is important to verify with your insurance company that this benefit is covered."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wu "I try to emphasize maintaining overall wellness so when sickness happens, your body will have the defenses to fight it.  I see many people who are concerned about maintaining a balanced lifestyle in this bustling world. Focusing on what is important and less on trying to do everything can make a big difference.  Taking time to care for you is as significant as caring for the family.

Stay healthy!

Exercise – Walk, hike, ski, do yoga, or do anything that encourages you to use your lungs and muscles. Oregon has so many things to offer!

Eat Well – Stick with mostly fruits and vegetables. I often recommend the Mediterranean Diet as a guideline for eating healthy, and everything in moderation.

Mental Happiness – Choose to live a positive life. Enjoy the things life brings to you especially the simple  pleasures."


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  • Family Medicine
  • Acupuncture

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)


  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wu to family and friends
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Wu Says:

Thank you for taking the time to answer the patient satisfaction survey.  Your responses help me to be a better partner in your healthcare. 

Thank you!

Joanne Wu MD

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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Portland, OR |
Very friendly. Over two years though this is doctor is not a fit for me, my issues were not resolved at all.
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Now Accepting New Patients
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Dr. Wu accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Plan of Oregon PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • PacificSource
    Preferred PSN
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • Principal Life
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Wu has admitting privileges

Adventist Medical Center
10123 SE Market St
Portland, OR 97216
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Providence Milwaukie Hospital
10150 SE 32nd Ave
Milwaukie, OR 97222
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Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
1500 Division St
Oregon City, OR 97045
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