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Dr. Karen Wu, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Karen Wu, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Loyola Medicine. Her clinical interests include partial knee replacement, complex joint replacements and unicompartmental knee replacement. Dr. Wu is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree at the University of Michigan, completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship in adult reconstructive orthopaedic surgery at New England Baptist Hospital. Dr. Wu is board certified in orthopaedic surgery.

In-network insurances

  • 1st Agency
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Loyola University Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Michigan, Doctor of Medicine
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • New England Baptist Hospital, Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery and Adult Reconstructive Surgery

Awards and publications

  • Factors influencing the number of applications submitted per applicant to orthopedic residency programs Finkler, E. S.; Fogel, H. A.; Kroin, E.; Kliethermes, S.; Wu, K.; Nystrom, L. M.; Schiff, A. P., Medical Education Online.
  • The Economic Burden of Orthopedic Surgery Residency Interviews on Applicants Fogel, H. A.; Finkler, E. S.; Wu, K.; Schiff, A. P.; Nystrom, L. M., The Iowa orthopaedic journal.
  • Coffee Intake Recurrence, and Mortality in Stage III Colon Cancer: Results From CALGB 89803 (Alliance), Guercio, B. J.; Sato, K.; Niedzwiecki, D.; Ye, X.; Saltz, L. B.; Mayer, R. J.; Mowat, R. B.; Whittom, R.; Hantel, A.; Benson, A.; Atienza, D.; Messino, M.; Kindler, H.; Venook, A.; Hu, F. B.; Ogino, S.; Wu, K.; Willett, W. C.; Giovannucci, E. L.; Meyerhardt, J. A.; Fuchs, C. S., Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
  • Multiple anterior tibial stress fractures complicated by acute complete fracture of the distal tibia Burke, R.; Chiang, A. L.; Lomasney, L. M.; Demos, T. C.; Wu, K., Orthopedics
  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake and Cancer Recurrence and Survival in CALGB 89803 (Alliance) Fuchs, M. A.; Sato, K.; Niedzwiecki, D.; Ye, X.; Saltz, L. B.; Mayer, R. J.; Mowat, R. B.; Whittom, R.; Hantel, A.; Benson, A.; Atienza, D.; Messino, M.; Kindler, H.; Venook, A.; Ogino, S.; Wu, K.; Willett, W. C.; Giovannucci, E. L.; Meyerhardt, J. A., PLoS ONE

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1891735536

Office locations

Loyola Medicine - Orthopedics

Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge

6800 North Frontage Rd

Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Loyola Medicine - Orthopedics

Loyola Outpatient Center

2160 South First Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

Loyola Medicine - Orthopedics

Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace

1S260 Summit Ave

Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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Dr. Wu was very pleasant. She listened attentively to my concerns
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Very thorough and professional
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Dr. Karen Wu was very professional and understanding .I wish I have had time to complete the my treatment and follow up with her . I strongly recommend her
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Dr. Wu was very thorough. She listened and took the time to answer all my questions.
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very pleasant and informative visit, need i say more.
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Dr. Karen Wu was thorough with her exams, listened to my questions and concerns, then explained all my options. I was always able to contact her via e-mails and promptly got a reply by her staff on call. She is aprofessional in every way. I would not hesitate to refer her to anyone. I am extremely satisfied with her as my physician.
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Very good .
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