Dr. Karen Wu, MD

Dr. Karen Wu, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(6)
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Dr. Karen Wu, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Maywood, IL. She is 43 years old.

2160 S 1st Ave Ste 1700

Maywood, IL 60153

Contact Information

(708) 216-3280

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Wu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Elbow Injuries
normal
more than 12% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wu "The Musculoskeletal Care Center of Loyola University Health System (Loyola) was structured specifically to care for this complex system - the very framework of the human body. We are comprised of professionals, each one specializing in a particular musculoskeletal component of the human structure, together interconnected to treat the entire realm of complexities. As a patient in our care, you have access to our entire network of physicians, surgeons, therapists, nurses and supporting health-care staff members. Treatment is available at a variety of different locations in Chicago and the western suburbs, all accessible by public transportation. Reinforcing your decision to obtain treatment at Loyola is a health-care organization rich in knowledge, dedicated to educating patients and future health-care leaders, committed to sharing new techniques and new solutions with you. Providing your treatment are professionals concerned not only about your physical condition, but also your spirit."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
17

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
13

Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Replacement, Cemented
  • Joint Replacement, Cementless
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Revision of Total Joint
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • University Of Michigan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wu to family and friends
4.0
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Wu's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Forest Park, IL |
Dr. Wu replaced my knee in 2013. She has a warm bedside manner. The surgery went well. I was forewarned about what to expect post surgery. I am ready for my other knee to be replaced and will only see her. Her skills are very good.
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in Westchester, IL |
I REALLY LOVE MY DOCTOR SHE IS SO THROUGH.PRECISE,SHOWS CONCERN TOWARD HER PATIENTS.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Dr. Wu accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Preferred Health Plan, Inc.
  • Preferred Network Access
  • SelectHealth
  • UniCare
  • Union Health Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Wu has admitting privileges

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
701 W North Ave
Melrose Park, IL 60160
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Loyola University Medical Center
2160 S 1st Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
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