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Shyh-Shiun Wu, MD

Shyh-Shiun Wu, MD Physician

Dr. Wu is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • 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)
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Operative Spine Surgery
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
  • Spinal Disc Degeneration
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Discography
  • Spine Disease
  • Spondylosis

Description of Clinical Expertise

Interventional Spine
Intrathecal Drug Delivery

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn 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


American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, National American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, National International Spine Intervention Society, International North American Neuromodulation Society, National

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.


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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