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Liza C. Wu, MD

Liza C. Wu, MD Surgeon

Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Wu is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Liza C. Wu

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Breast Cancer Program
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 2007

Clinical Expertise:

  • abnormal eyelashes
  • aesthetics
  • aging skin treatment
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • blepharoplasty - sagging eyelid
  • body lift
  • Bone Cancer
  • bone graft
  • bone infections
  • botox therapy - wrinkles
  • botulinum injections - frown lines
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Enlargement (Augmentation)
  • Breast Enlargement (Augmentation)
  • breast implants
  • breast reconstruction with implants
  • breast reconstruction with tissue
  • brow lift - coronal incision
  • brow lift/forehead lift
  • burn reconstruction
  • Cancer Surgery
  • canthoplasty - correct eye angle
  • canthoplasty - droopy eye
  • cheek augmentation
  • cheek contouring - bone grafts
  • cheiloplasty - decrease lip size
  • cheiloplasty - fuller lips
  • chemical peel - wrinkles
  • Chemical Peel for Acne Scars
  • chest wall resection
  • Chronic Wounds
  • cosmetic lip surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • dermis fat graft (full lips)
  • dermis fat graft (wrinkles)
  • Deviated Septum
  • droopy eyelid
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • dysplastic nevi
  • Ear and Temporal Bone Cancer
  • ear melanoma
  • ear pinning
  • endoscopic breast augmentation
  • endoscopic brow lift
  • endoscopic forehead lift
  • Eye Tumors
  • eyelid deformities
  • eyelid lesions
  • eyelift
  • face lift - middle face
  • facial lesions
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • facial paralysis - nerve graft
  • facial peels
  • facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • facial reconstruction
  • facial reconstruction - implants
  • facial reconstructive surgery
  • facial skin lesion removal
  • facial surgery - cosmetic
  • fat grafts - minimally invasive
  • fat injections - body
  • fat injections - face
  • fat injections - wrinkles
  • fat injections and fat grafting in wrinkles
  • gynecomastia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • head lesions
  • head reconstruction
  • head/neck microvascular reconstructive surgery
  • hernia surgery
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • jaw - microvascular reconstructive surgery
  • jaw fractures
  • jaw fractures - bone repair
  • jaw fractures - soft tissue repair
  • jaw reconstruction
  • jaw reconstruction - bone grafts
  • limb reconstruction
  • Limb Salvage - Malignancy
  • liposuction - ankle
  • liposuction - body
  • liposuction - buttocks
  • liposuction - cheek
  • liposuction - chin
  • liposuction - extremities
  • liposuction - knees
  • liposuction - love handles
  • liposuction - neck
  • liposuction - stomach/abdomen
  • liposuction - thighs and knees
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Malignant Melanoma - ENT
  • mastoplexy (breast lift)
  • maxillofacial reconstruction
  • Melanoma
  • melanoma - removal
  • melanoma - removal/excision
  • microvascular reconstruction
  • microvascular surgery
  • mid-face lift
  • Mohs surgery - reconstruction follow-up
  • mole melanoma removal
  • mole removal
  • mouth cancer - rehabilitation
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • nasal surgery
  • neck lesions
  • neck reconstruction
  • neck surgery
  • nerve injury
  • nerve repair
  • Non-Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • nose surgery - cosmetic
  • nose surgery - reconstruction
  • nose surgery - septoplasty
  • oculoplastic surgery
  • orbital trauma
  • Other types of Breast Cancer
  • otoplasty
  • otoplasty (ear tuck/pinning)
  • otoplasty (large ears)
  • pigmented lesion removal
  • post-mastectomy nipple tattoo
  • precancerous lesions
  • reconstructive plastic surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • removal of skin growths
  • Restylane
  • rhinoplasty with SMR breathing
  • saggy eyelids
  • septoplasty - deviated septum
  • septoplasty - nose/bone cartilage
  • Skin Cancer
  • skin lesion biopsy
  • skin lesion removal
  • soft tissue infection
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • tissue grafts
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
  • tummy tuck
  • Wound Complications

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Chicago School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center

Memberships

American Association of Plastic Surgeons, National American College of Surgeons, National American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, ACAPS, National American Society of Plastic Surgery, National American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, National Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, National Ivy Society, Local Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery, Local World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Wu is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Blvd
7th Floor, South Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7300
Fax: (215) 615-0474
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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