Allan D. Wu, MD

Allan D. Wu, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Movement Disorders

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Practice Focus Areas

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

4.9
4.9 

156 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

46 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

46 Reviews

August 01, 2022

5.0

He explained things well and listened to my concerns.

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July 18, 2022

5.0

He explains everything in a that makes u feel comfortable.

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July 18, 2022

5.0

He takes his time with his patients and is truly concerned about their well-being

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July 15, 2022

5.0

Dr woo has been my doctor for a long time he is the best

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July 01, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wu was explained everything very well. He was to the point. He explained what he was diagnosing and why. His observations were accurate and his suggestions on how to proceed made sense. Furthermore, his support staff was very informative.

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June 27, 2022

5.0

Dr and staff very friendly

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June 27, 2022

5.0

Great doctor

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June 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wu took the time and addressed my concerns

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June 07, 2022

5.0

Explained everything I needed to kmow and different ways I can go by.

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June 06, 2022

5.0

Dr Wu takes the time to really hear you and is extremely knowledgeable and skilled. He’s wonderful! A great addition to NWMH neurology!!

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June 06, 2022

5.0

Once again Doctor Wu Was very thorough explaining my condition in layman‘s terms where I could understand he also had new ideas for my care that made me very hopeful that my Treatment will bring about more comfortable results.

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May 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wu obviously is knowledgeable about my condition. I appreciated his direct approach to my issues.

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May 20, 2022

5.0

I appreciated the length of time that the doctor and his colleague took with me and helped me understand what I needed to do.

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May 09, 2022

5.0

He was personable and very informative. He was proficient in administering my injections.

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May 06, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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April 29, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and nice. Good bedside manner.

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April 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wu listened to my concerns and was through and professional in his responses

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April 28, 2022

5.0

He is a wonderful doctor. He has a talent for making you comfortable. We are able to have conversations where I feel I am actually participating in my heath care. This is important because establishing a rapport enables one to add details of their condition that could be very important to his diagnosis.

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April 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wu is very intelegent, takes his time to listen to his patient, thorough and professional.

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April 11, 2022

5.0

He is a very knowledgeable and competent doctor.

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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

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

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Personable, knowledgeable, thorough, and kind.

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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

Patient care

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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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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 nervesDamages?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 respectHis ability to speak to me on my level of understanding . I appreciate andRespect his professional skills whilespeaking 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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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.