Dr. Peter Wu, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 64
  
Dr. Wu
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Palo Alto Medical Foundation

795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Dr. Peter Wu, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Coll Med Natl Taiwan U, Taipei medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with Menlo Park Surgical Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wu to book an appointment.


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great..he got it quickly and told me exactly what was wrong. I followed his instructions and therapy and it worked
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Richard Delaney – May 11, 2020
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Does not answer questions. Tells me to increase meds without altering the prescription and tells me to exercise more with no pain relief. Orders test but never reviews the results with me. If you are interested in being involved in your own care do not see this doctor.
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Biography

Dr. Peter Wu, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Coll Med Natl...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1992
Metrohealth Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Metrohealth Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1982
Coll Med Natl Taiwan U, Taipei
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Awards

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(650) 321-4121

Dr. Wu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
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Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
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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

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Fibromyalgia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Fibromyalgia more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
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Trigger Point Injection
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu performs Trigger Point Injection more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Wu performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection

Dr. Wu's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Locations

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Palo Alto Medical Foundation795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Palo Alto Medical Foundation795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Menlo Park Surgical Hospital

Menlo Park, CA

86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)
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