Dr. Julian Wu, MD

Dr. Julian Wu, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Julian Wu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

800 Washington St # 178

Boston, MA 02111

Contact Information

(617) 636-4500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

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 Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Boston University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • New Eng Med Center Tufts University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • New England Med Center Tufts University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

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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What People Say About Dr. Julian Wu, MD
Thank God for Dr. Wu! I have been struggling with a condition for over two years. When I sought out Dr. Wu's help, he took the time to listen to my symptoms and reviewed my MRI. After studying all of my information, he identified an area on my MRI that looked suspicious. He suggested a second...Read More
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Rick Nixon in Nashua, NH – Aug 04, 2018
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Dr. Wu has been treating me for 15 years. He and his team are absolutely wonderful. He is kind, intelligent, patient, calm and good-humored. He is extremely knowledgeable and possesses superior surgical skills.
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Nancy in Melrose, MA – Jun 03, 2018
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Dr. Wu has performed carpal tunnel surgeries on both of my wrists with excellent results. He is a very kind doctor and takes the time to explain things and answer all of your questions. He is very easy to talk to and has a great sense of humor. I highly recommend him. The Neurosurgery Department at...Read More
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Joanna Pistone in Raynham, MA – Mar 17, 2018
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Dr. Wu is an extremely qualified surgeon well regarded by his peers as "the best neurosurgeon in Boston". From our first consultation where he answered each and every question/concern patiently and thoroughly without hurrying us to post-surgical care, Dr. Wu displayed compassion, a wonderful...Read More
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Tricia G in NH – Jul 20, 2017
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Incredibly positive experience. One of the best Doctors I have ever been treated by, wish there others as well qualified. His team did an excellent job prior to and after my brain surgery.
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Tom in East Lyme, CT – Feb 03, 2017
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