Dr. Wilson Wu, MD

Dr. Wilson Wu, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wilson Wu, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3892 State St Ste 100

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Trichiasis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 92% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Harvard/New Eng Deaconess Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Wilmer Eye Inst/Johns Hopkins U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Ucla-Jules Stein Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Min Nan

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wu to family and friends
3.5
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Wu's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

San Rafael, CA |
What an amazing Doctor! We traveled major distance just to see him. Totally worth the drive.
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in Santa Barbara, CA |
Overpacked office. Very, very slow service. My appt was set up for 10, but I was seen an hour later.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wu accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Wu has admitting privileges

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
351 S Patterson Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
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Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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