Dr. Timothy Wu, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Wu
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805

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(781) 744-3947

Dr. Timothy Wu, MD is a pulmonologist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Dartmouth School of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in pulmonary disease and pulmonary critical care medicine.


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Dr. Wu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 92% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Asthma more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Wu performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 91% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Sleep Disorders more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Sleep Apnea more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 57% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Wu performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Emphysema
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Emphysema more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 58% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Asthma more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Shortness of Breath more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Lung Nodule
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Lung Nodule more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

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Dr. Wu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Asthma more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Pulmonary Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wu treats Shortness of Breath more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Wu treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Wu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Wu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wu

3.8

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
25%
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What People Say About Dr. Timothy Wu, MD
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This is about my experience with Dr. Eu at Lahey Clinic in Burlington. My experience has been that he is caring, highly competent, professionally inquisitive and offers excellent advice. I would certainly recommend him to any friend or relative.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1989
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Pennsylvania Hospital Of University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency Hospital
1983
Pennsylvania Hospital Of University of Pennsylvania Health System
Internship Hospital
1982
Dartmouth School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805
1

Winchester Hospital

Department of Pulmonology41 Highland Ave Winchester, MA 01890
2

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Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Burlington, MA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)