Dr. Phillip Wu, MD

Dr. Phillip Wu, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Phillip Wu, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1998 and specializes in ophthalmology.

500 Davis St Ste 810

Evanston, IL 60201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
high
more than 80% of peers
Senile Cataracts
normal
more than 77% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Wu's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals Pritzker School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wu's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wu to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Wu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I needed a new glasses prescriptions. Dr. Wu told me that I have a serious problem with my eye and I may need a surgery. He referred me to another doctor and denied me the new glass perception, because “it will not help”. Other doctor told me that no need for surgery. In my third visit I’ve got...more
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First visit to this doctor after previous doctor retired. Had to wait over 30 minutes while the staff entered my info into their ancient computer. Assistant had me read eye chart and tested for glaucoma. Doc spent a few minutes checking interior eyes, then sent me off. No one measured by eyes for...more
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Ruined my eye. I ended of getting retina detachment
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My son has an eye condition that could be life altering. My first instinct was to call dr wu. There is no one I would trust more than him with my son and the appropriate diagnosis and potential treatment. His staff was extremely professional, provided great care in getting an appointment as early...more
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