Dr. Joanne Wu, MD

Dr. Joanne Wu, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. Joanne Wu, MD is a family medicine specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Duke University in 2004 and specializes in family medicine and acupuncture.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

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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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2  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Acupuncture

1  Board Certifications

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

9  Procedures

  • 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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Wu does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Wu and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Wu's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wu to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Wu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Wu Says:
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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

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Patient Comments (1)

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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I am sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your treatment. Since I cannot address any specific issues, please give me a call at 503.607.2012. I am interested in understanding the particulars and to see if I can help. Trudy Suski Director, Communications Northwest Primary Care

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