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June K. Wu, MD

Board Certifications: 
Plastic Surgery
Expertise in: 
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Not Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
  • Research Studies
  • Specialist in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Childrens Hospital Boston

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient, K08 Award, NHLBI, 2010-2015
  • Inaugural recipient, Forde Junior Faculty Research Grant, 2007-2008
  • Pilot Award, Irving Center for Clinical Research, 2009-2010
  • Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Pilot Research Grant, 2010-2011
  • Leo Davidoff Award (2002)
  • Joseph Parker Garrison Award (1996)
  • First Prize, Resident's Research Competition (1997)

About June Wu

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

  • New York Surgical Society
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies
  • Plastic Surgery Research Council
  • New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Candidate Member, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • New York County Medical Society
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Society for Peripheral Nerve

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Contact & Locations


Research Interests

  • Plastic, craniofacial, and reconstructive surgery
  • Vascular anomalies

Selected Publications

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Outtz HH, Wu JK, Wang X, Kitajewski J. Notch1 deficiency results in decreased inflammation during wound healing and regulates VEGFR-1 and inflammatory cytokine expression in macrophages. J of Immunology, in press.
  • Wu JK, Adepoju O, Desilva D, Baribault K, Boscolo E, Bischoff J, Kitajewski J. A switch in Notch Gene Expression Parallels Stem Cell to Endothelial Transition in Infantile Hemangioma. Angiogenesis 2010, 13: 15-23. (Epub Jan 2010).
  • Wu JK and Rohde Christine. Pursestring Closure of Hemangiomas: Early Results of a Follow-Up Study. Journal of Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2009, 62: 581-5.
  • Wu JK and Kitajewski J. A Potential Role for Notch signaling in the Pathogenesis and Regulation of Hemangiomas. J Craniofac Surg 2009, 20 (Suppl 1): 698-702.
  • Jacobs S, Simhaee DA, Marsano A, Fomovsky GM, Niedt GN, Wu JK. Efficacy and mechanisms of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in promoting wound healing: a rodent model. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2009 62:1331-8. (Epub July 2008).
  • Trousdale RK, Jacobs S, Simhaee DA, Wu JK, and Lustbader WJ. Wound closure and metabolic parameter variability in a db/db mouse model for diabetic ulcers. J Surg Res 2009, 151: 100-7 (Epub March 2008).
  • Wu JK, Bisdorff A, Gelbert F, Enjolras O, Burrows PE, and Mulliken JB. Auricular arteriovenous malformation: Evaluation, management, and outcome. Plast Reconstr Surg 2005, 115: 985-95.
  • Weber RV, Navarro A, Wu JK, Yu HL, Strauch B. Pulsed magnetic fields applied to a transferred arterial loop support the rat groin composite flap. Plast Reconstr Surg 2004, 114: 1185-9.
  • Yu Y, Flint AF, Mulliken JB, Wu JK, and Bischoff J. Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Infantile Hemangioma. Blood 2004, 103: 1373-1375.
  • Chiu DT, Hu G, Wu J, Rhee S, Rogers L, Gorlick N. Extended rat-ear flap model: A new rodent model for studying the effects of vessel supercharging on flap viability. J Reconstr Microsurg 2002, 18: 503-508.