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Shyh-Shiun Wu, MD

Shyh-Shiun Wu, MD Physician

Dr. Wu is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 2002

Clinical Expertise:

  • Back and Neck Herniated Disc Repair Surgery
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)
  • Disc Nucleoplasty (Percutaneous Discectomy)
  • Discogram (Diskogram)
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)
  • Lumbar Disc Surgery (Non-Operative)
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Cord Implantation Stimuli
  • Spinal Disc Degeneration
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Discography
  • Spine Disease
  • Spondylosis

Description of Clinical Expertise

Interventional Spine
Neurostimulation
Intrathecal Drug Delivery

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 6 Dulles 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • 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 Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York University
Residency: University of Washington Hospital and Clinics
Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

International Spine Intervention Society, 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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Wu S-S, Dolan KA, Ferrante FM: Febrile reaction to subarachnoid baclofen administration Anesthesiology 96 : 1270-1272,2002.

Egelman EH, Wu S-S, Amrein M, Portner A, Murti G: The Sendai virus nucleocapsid exists in at least four different helical states Journal of Virology 63 : 2233-2243,1989.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Pain Center
The Tuttleman Center, Second Floor
1840 South Street

Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: (215) 893-7246
Fax: (215) 893-7266

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