Dr. Simon Wu, MD

Dr. Simon Wu, MD

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42 y/o
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Dr. Simon Wu, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Vision Center Of New York

2100 Bartow Ave # 216C

Bronx, NY 10475
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Wu

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 86% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 79% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 77% 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.

Dr. Wu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wu "Dr. Simon Wu, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 14 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wu "Dr. Wu graduated with a Bachelor s degree in Chemistry and Computer Science from Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY). He then attended medical school at New York University School of Medicine where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. This was followed by a one-year internship in Internal Medicine at NYU Medical Center. Dr. Wu then completed his Ophthalmology residency training at New York Medical College, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. This was followed by a one-year fellowship in cornea, external diseases, and refractive surgery at the Boston Eye Group, where he also spent time at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Wu treats a variety of conditions including cataracts, dry eyes, glaucoma, eye allergies, and infections. He utilizes lasers for glaucoma treatment and performs cataract surgery and pterygium excisions. Dr. Wu is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is an attending ophthalmologist at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and is on staff at the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Greater New York. Dr. Wu is fluent in English, Chinese and Medical Spanish."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

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

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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wu to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Would highly recommend. Office is clean and staff is efficient. Doctor is friendly and professional. There is wait but it is worth it. (Not sure why people feel there shouldn't be a wait when seeing a doctor - after all they are human and must attend to other patients, so this all takes time. ...more
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Excellent staff and doctor!
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staff and managers were very rude, unprofessional, and inexperienced. Secretary was yelling at me asking what my deductible was even though they told me I was in network and there I should only pay a co-pay. On top of that, despite fact appointment was at 9am, the doctor was apparently not in by...more
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