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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


  • Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Rena Rowan Breast Center
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 2007

Conditions & Treatments:

  • abnormal eyelashes
  • aesthetics
  • aging skin treatment
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • blepharoplasty - sagging eyelid
  • body lift
  • Bone Cancer
  • bone graft
  • bone infections
  • Botox therapy - wrinkles
  • botulinum injections - frown lines
  • brachioplasty (arm lift)
  • Breast Cancer
  • breast enlargement
  • breast enlargement/augmentation
  • breast implants
  • breast reconstruction with implants
  • breast reconstruction with tissue
  • breast surgery - non-cosmetic
  • 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 - acne scars/craters

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


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


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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