Allan D. Wu, MD

Allan D. Wu, MD

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Primary Specialty

Movement Disorders

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Blepharospasm
  • Botox Injections (Botulinum Toxin)
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Torticollis

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - 1995
Internship:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 1996
Residency:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 1999
Fellowships:
Lahey Clinic - 2000
University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center - 2001

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine - Clinical Informatics (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

85 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

58 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

58 Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

Thorough exam, knowledgeable

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Great doctor

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wu is very smart and quite thoughtful about my treatment. He takes lots of time to explain things and is friendly and approachable.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr Wu was Extremely attentive and thoroughly explained all.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr Wu is thoughtful, knowledgeable, thorough, not rushed, & professional. He explained his thinking, & was willing to listen to me.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

I feel like Dr. Wu had my best interest as his top priority and I feel very comfortable during my appointments.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Very helpful

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Personable, knowledgeable, thorough, and kind.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable and takes time to answer any questions that I have.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

An expert in his field

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December 26, 2021

5.0

Incredibly thorough and detailed. I felt as if he really cared about my neurological problem and how can we figure out what is wrong.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Very straight forward communication-knowledgeable and kind

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November 15, 2021

5.0

I liked him.

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November 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wu was not only knowledgeable, he also showed true compassion when he interacted with my husband. Dr. Wu took his time and sincerely listened to all my husband’s worries and concerns. He made my husband part of the treatment plan and made sure that my husband was ok with everything planned.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

I am extremely likely to recommend Dr Wu because he is a caring, knowledgeable doctor

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October 15, 2021

4.0

I need to have more interaction with him, to determine if he is as good as he seems to be

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Thorough and kind.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Can't explain it just like him. I like how he communicates.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Patient care

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Excellent caring physician who listens carefully and treats accordingly

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September 17, 2021

5.0

He took his time listening to me and trying to get to the bottom of my condition.

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September 15, 2021

5.0

Smart, knowledgeable, personable. Answers questions in understandable language providing concrete answers.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Allan Wu was very thorough in the exam, and took the time to answer all our questions and next steps in care.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

My condition is very complicated because I have Å“Excessive nerves Damages?No other physical has recognized that I suffer with extremely bad pain. He has referred me to the correct specialists.In looking over my chart, he was patient while speaking to me about my treatments, it is seldom doctors ask those questions. I especially respect His ability to speak to me on my level of understanding . I appreciate and Respect his professional skills while speaking to me. I wish him much success in his profession/career

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Extremely glad I was referred to Dr. Wu! He took great interest my problems and explained everything as he went along. I feel very confident in his opinions and advice.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Again, everyone at NW was extremely helpful. Dr Wu provided me with a realistic treatment plan to improve my condition

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Amazing Doctor.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

He spent over an hour with me which is more than any doctor has spent with me EVER

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June 29, 2021

5.0

After my 1 st visit, I am very comfortable with his approach to my medical needs for my Botox treatments short and long term.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Great personality, excellent knowledge, and caring.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

He was thorough and amazing!

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June 15, 2021

5.0

He's Young and Smart and really knows what he's doing. He finally after my seeing numerous doctors for years has come to an 80% definitive answer to my problems. Let's hope he can keep it up and get me back on my feet.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Caring doctor

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May 21, 2021

5.0

He was very concerned and intrested in my issues

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Thorough. Communicates well.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wu is a very professional with me and most importantly he presented himself in a very very knowledgeable manner. He spent over the time allotted with me

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Wu spent a good deal of time in examination and explanation. He is very personable and professional.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

He was very professional and helpful and closely listed to what I had to say. He gave me very good suggestions and advice. He is a great doctor.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable doctor. Great listener and very caring.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough in his exam.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wu takes time to listen and very knowledgeable. He is my savior with the fight of my dystonia.

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April 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wu is thorough. He listens intently. He cares.

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March 19, 2021

5.0

Super prompt, inquisitive, and innovative in diagnosis.

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March 13, 2021

5.0

Great doctor and super Knowledge with what he does.

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March 12, 2021

5.0

Very thorough

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March 08, 2021

5.0

He is amazing and caring provider. Highly recommended. He is very knowleagable and he listen to his patients and also welcome questions.

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March 05, 2021

5.0

Awesome Doctor! He provided me with all the information I need in order to make educated decisions about my health. I am so happy I had the opportunity to meet him and he could help me! He also provided referrals as appropriate and I appreciate that! I would definitely recommend him!!

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February 02, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough and knowledgeable.

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January 22, 2021

5.0

Very informative

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January 18, 2021

5.0

Professional , specialist & knew our issues .

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December 22, 2020

5.0

He was very nice and easy to talk to. He took his time and went over everything with me.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and caring.

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December 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. WU was very professional answered all of my questions and he seem to be very knowledgeable about my condition

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December 06, 2020

5.0

His bedside manner was above average. He talks and listens to the patient. I understand there is a time factor involved; but Dr. Wu touched on all my past and present health complaints.

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November 30, 2020

5.0

The time Dr. Allan Wu gave me was amazing. He was thorough in his examination and explanations. It was well worth the time for me to come to Chicago from Northwest Indiana.

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November 30, 2020

5.0

I think dr Wu is the best neurologist I have seen this year. He explained things to me in detail and I struggled to find that level of patient care all year. Thanks!

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November 20, 2020

5.0

professional

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Wu spent time with me and explained the likely causes of my symptoms.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Royalty Payments and Inventor Share

Faculty member has the right to receive payments or may receive future financial benefits for inventions or discoveries related to the following companies or other entities

  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Service on Board of Directors

Faculty member served in a fiduciary capacity, such as a board member/director, officer, or trustee, for the following companies or other entities

  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.