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

South Pointe Charles Miner Medical Building


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Colonoscopy
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
View all 3 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Benign Anorectal Disease
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
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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
  • 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 9/25/2019, 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

68 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

I liked that Dr Wu took the time to explain everything to me. I did not feel he was in a hurry which I have experienced with other doctors in the past. Giving me fair amount of time is how it should be.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

Dr. Wu came into the room, did not introduce himself to me and began to type into the computer in the corner of the room. He asked me questions while he was looking at the computer, never addressed me in any way and never looked at me. He informed me of the risks again without looking at me or explaining anything.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Good experience, no waiting, really like my doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Dr Wu has a great bedside manner and vast knowledge in his field. He made me feel comfortable considering the reason for the appointment

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

I was warned by the nurse that the doctor performing the colonoscopy was just a surgeon and wouldn't answer any questions about could be causes of my intestinal issues. that's fine and all, I understood that, but when my dad asked the surgeon a question he was extremely rude and dismissive of him. my dad was not in the room when the nurse warned me to not ask questions. so he had no idea he would be met with such cold demeanor

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

Dr. Wu was so professional and caring. I was not sure what to expect, but he told me exactly what he was going to do and made me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019

Dr James Wu was perhaps the best, certainly one of the top 3-4 doctors, I have ever worked with as a patient. His medical knowledge & bedside manner' were EXCELLENT as is his ability to COMMUNICATE medical issues/concerns so the patient is empowered re their care. I have already encouraged my friends & colleagues to see Dr Wu even if he is outside their health insurance.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Dr. Wu was extremely competent and knowledgeable and was kind and easy to talk to. Fantastic service. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

Dr. Wu takes the time to listen and explain - excellent!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

My experience when I have an appointment with Dr.Wu is always very good. He is one of the best.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019

Dr WU is always pleasant and professional

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019

Great experience! Dr. WU has a very approachable style which inspires confidence in his ability and underscores his concern for you.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Dr. James Wu and his staff were absolutely wonderful.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Again, Dr. Wu and his staff were very professional.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

I received the upmost in care through out the entire process!! I found the total team very courteous/knowledgeable as well as very professional. Doctor Wu was "Great"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2018

Dr. Wu is a very thourough and compassionate Dr. Dr. Wu listens to the patient to get an understanding of what the patient is explaining to him. Dr. Wu was very detailed in giving me information that I needed about my health and questions I may have had. I am very Pleased

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