Dr. James S. Wu MD

Dr. James Wu is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Independence, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cleveland Clinic and Hillcrest Hospital. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Wu accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at Cleveland Clinic and one of 3 at Hillcrest Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic

Hillcrest Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Lahey Clinic
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1993–1994

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1986–1988

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1993

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Inhibitory Effect of a Glycoprotein Isolated from Golden Oyster Mushroom ( Pleurotus citrinopileatus ) on the Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Inflammatory Reaction in RAW 264.7 Macrophage.
Chen, J., de Mejia, E.G., Wu, J.S.

Browning in ethanolic solutions of ascorbic acid and catechin.
Chuang, P., Shen, S., Wu, J.S.

Correction to color loss in ethanolic solutions of chlorophyll a.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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