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Department Colorectal Surgery
Primary Location South Pointe Hospital Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
South Pointe Hospital Medical Office Building
Primary Location

South Pointe Hospital Medical Office Building


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Anorectal Fistula Treatment
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Health
  • Rubber Band Ligation Of Hemorrhoids
  • Surgery
  • Treatment for Anal Fissure
  • Treatment for Anal Fistula
View all 11 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Adenomas
  • Adenomatous Polyps
  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Dysplasia
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorectal Fistula
  • Benign Anorectal Disease
  • Cancer
  • Cancer of the Anus
  • Carcinoma of the Colon
  • Carcinoma of the Large Bowel
  • Carcinoma of the Small Bowel
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Diseases
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonic Neoplasia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colovesical Fistula
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
  • Large Bowel Cancer
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stoma Related Problems
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Volvulus
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Lahey Clinic
Colorectal Surgery
Burlington, MA USA

Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
General Surgery
St. Louis, MO USA

Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
General Surgery
St. Louis, MO USA

Internship - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
General Surgery
St. Louis, MO USA

Medical Education - Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA

Graduate School - Yale University
New Haven, CT USA

Undergraduate - Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH USA


  • Surgery - General Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Specialty Interests

benign anorectal disease, Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, inflammatory bowel disease

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 9/14/2023, Dr. Wu has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

272 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr. Wu through 30 years of treatment, off and on, has always shown the utmost care and concern for my health and overall well being

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr. Wu is so good and easy to talk to over this sensitive issue that I saw him about. He always puts me at ease and really listens to me without causing me to feel shame or anything with all this.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

Terrible experience. Would not deal with this dr or his staff

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr Wu was outstanding! He was very detailed from start to finish; he showed genuine concern for my well-being. I was impressed with his Immediate follow-up letter to my primary care doctor and appreciated that he copied me on that letter.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2023

Dr Wu and his staff did an awesome job for me! Thank you all so much!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Dr wu is also excellent. His team was friendly and professional. This was my second time with Dr. Wu and he was wonderful again. Clearly explained the results while I was in recovery-all around excellence.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Dr. Wu has referred me to Dr Jason Wolfe for follow up treatment. I was contacted by scheduling to set up the follow up care and was informed Dr. Wolfe's schedule was filled for this year and I would have to wait until next year to get in to see him. Good luck with that.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

I will return to Dr. Wu!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2023

Dr Wu is excellent

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Wu is outstanding! I always look forward to my. Is it's with him.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Doctor was friendly & professional. All instructions were clearly explained.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

I felt my provider had my best interests as top priority. Very comfortable the whole time. I liked him right from the start.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Got right in. Dr Wu was respectful to my thoughts and questions. Quickly we together made a game plan for my issues.

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

Dr Wu was great both prior and during the procedure. Always asking me if I had any questions and offering explanations of what I was signing, details of the procedure as well as cursory observations while in the procedure room

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Dr. Wu and his staff were absolutely fantastic. Kind, caring, funny and attentive

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Dr. Wu is a very caring and kind doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr Wu was absolutely great, he was very careful to make sure I was comfortable and Informed throughout the process, and was also very careful to help me understand my results. It's clear why Dr Wu is so highly regarded in your network

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Wu was so patient and took his time with me. He went above and beyond to explain the upcoming procedures. He genuinely cared.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Dr. Wu was very personable and kind! The rest of the staff during the procedure were also very gentle and helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Awesome Doctor and Nurses very wonderful staff

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Dr Wu was very knowledge regarding my problems.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Wu gave clear explanations and put me at ease

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Wu and the staff at South Pointe have always shown the highest level of professionalism in the performance of their duties.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2023

Dr. Wu is exemplary in every way: he is deeply knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced with a manner that is both professional and cordial. He is also an excellent communicator and listener. To me, he sets the standard of what all doctors should be.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2023

My Physician, Doctor James Wu, is definitely an extremely valuable asset to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation! He's very friendly,caring,professional and extremely knowledgeable in his field of practice ! He always promptly follows up with his patients whether it's checking up on their condition or his researching a question to give a truthful and correct answer!!! Doctor James Wu is an extremely intelligent and knowledgeable Physician and Surgeon in his field of Urology and Cancer !!! Doctor James Wu is very caring of his patients and most of all a GREAT PHYSICIAN ,SURGEON and a GREAT AMAZING MAN !!! Thank You Doctor Wu !!!

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2023

Dr Wu and his staff spoke with me comfortably and calmly. They all answered my questions professionally and compassionately. I felt like I was in very good hands.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr. Wu is outstanding, compassionate, efficient and thorough.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Would not go anywhere else. Dr. Wu and his staff are the best.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr.Wu is a wonderful person and Doctor . He is genuine . I know that he truly cared about me as a person and a patient .

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

I have known Dr. Wu for over ten years. He is a compassionate man who answers all my questions and takes the time to talk to me! I trust him implicitly.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

Dr. Wu and his staff are phenomenal! I would recommend them without any hesitation.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

Dr. Wu seems to genuinely care and has a great interest in staying ahead of my issue so that it does not become a greater threat.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Dr Wu was amazing. Very informative and covered everything very clearly.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

I have been recommending Dr Wu and team to every one.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Dr. Wu is very kind and compassionate. I appreciate his willingness to provide all alternatives of care.

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