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June K. Wu, MD

Board Certifications: 
Plastic Surgery
Not Accepting New Patients
Treats Children

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery

Clinical Expertise

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

Specialties

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

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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

Healthfirst

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
3959 Broadway
Room 5-538 (Central)
New York, New York 10032
Primary

Research

Research Interests

  • Plastic, craniofacial, and reconstructive surgery
  • Vascular anomalies

Grants

GENETIC CAUSES AND THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS IN VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2019 - Jul 31 2022

IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE GENETIC CAUSES OF LYMPHATIC ANOMALIES (Federal Gov)

Aug 10 2017 - Jul 31 2019

IDENTIFICATION OF THE GENETIC CAUSES OF GENERALIZED LYMPHATIC ANOMALIES (Private)

Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017

NOTCH3 SIGNALING IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF HEMANGIOMA (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2010 - Apr 30 2015

TO ESTABLISH A HUMAN TISSUE CULTURE LAB AND BANK OF HEMANGIO MA CELLS (Private)

Sep 1 2008 - Aug 31 2011

THE ROLE OF JAGGED-1 IN ANGIOGENESIS OF INFAN (Private)

Jul 1 2010 - Jun 30 2011

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.