Chapel Hill Plastic Surgeon
151 Old University Station Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

I would highly recommend Dr. Cindy Wu

Fantastic! I had reconstruction after having a double mastectomy and Dr. Wu was helpful, kind, and professional through the entire experience. I always felt like she was looking out for me as a patient and was very concerned with my happiness about my results.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

She is a BEAST!

My experience with Dr. Wu was amazing. I had a bilateral breast reduction. She did an excellent job and everyone whom I came into contact with treated me very well. She was very professional and gave me all the knowledge that was needed to take care of my self after surgery. I have referred about 10 new patients to her and are looking for more. So please if you are in need of any thing...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Thank you Dr. Wu!

My breast reduction was done by Dr. Wu on November 28, 2016. She and her nurse Katie made me feel so comfortable. They both are fantastic - punctual, caring, responsive and professional. I am thrilled with Dr. Wu and the results of my procedure. No issues at all either pre or post surgery. Highly recommend Dr. Wu!!

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

I had an amazing experience, the nurses even treated me like royalty!

Dr. Wu made me look and feel like a new woman with my BBL she did excellent! The on call doctor help with all my curiosity and the Dr got back with me immediately after the on call doctor explained my swelling.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Stellar Results from a Gifted Surgeon!

I underwent a bilateral, nipple sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. My results were stellar! Dr. Wu is not only a skilled plastic surgeon but a true artist. She is a warm and caring professional. She explained the procedure clearly and in great detail with confidence. This allowed me to trust her completely so I had no fear going into surgery. The healing process was easy and...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Not easy for a man!

As a teenager, I had a Gynecomastia procedure (male breast reduction). Unfortunately, not knowing any better, my parents took me to a general surgeon instead of a plastic surgeon. The general surgeon took out way too much tissue, leaving me with a major "bird chest", plus horrible scarring. I've always been self-conscious about taking off my shirt, wearing fitted clothing, etc. I went to see...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Wonderful experience with Dr. Wu!

Dr. Wu performed a breast reduction and lift on me about 4 months ago - I just turned 29, and had been very unhappy with the shape, size, and droop of my breasts since my teenage years. I finally decided to go through with it, and found Dr. Wu on this website. Her office scheduled a consultation with me almost immediately after I inquired about one. I was also incredibly nervous about the...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

29 Year Old Breast Reduction 34DDD/F to 34C - Chapel Hill, NC

Had procedure(s) done because I was experience severe back pain from carrying breast for so long. I'm very petite and my breast weight were hindering rehabilitation of my injured shoulder as well. I have the procedure and immediately felt the "weight" lifted. Recovery was better than expected. Scaring is minimal if you take care of them. Healing took a toll on my body and I lost weight (I'm 5'...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

I Feel Like a New Woman - Chapel Hill, NC

I trust Dr. Wu. She has provided me with the best care. Today, I am much better because she performed a miracle on my breast.

5 out of 5 stars Botox

41 Year Old Mom of 2 Needed a Refresher - Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Wu was excellent! She has a wonderful bedside manner and a gentle touch. She listened to my concerns and fully explained the procedure. I highly recommend Dr. Wu!

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Personal Statement

I am a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, body and breast for women and men.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Wu has hospital affiliations at The University of North Carolina.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    General Surgery, The University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois
    Plastic Surgery, The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Fellowship: Aesthetic and Breast, Grotting and Cohn Plastic Surgery, Birmingham, Alabama

Treatments offered at UNC Health Care System

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What are breast reconstruction options for BMI over 40?

Thank you for your questions, loomis1021. In general, with a BMI of 40, a free tissue transfer using your own abdominal tissue (free TRAM, DIEP, SIEA)... READ MORE

How to change slightly hooded caveman eyebrows? (Photo)

Nina, thanks for your question and photo.  An endoscopic browlift is a long-term solution for a sagging brow which raises the brow position back to ... READ MORE

Can I make my rectangular figure an hourglass figure? (Photo)

Thank you for your question, and pictures.  From your photos, it is difficult to say which procedure would help you obtain more of an hourglass shape.... READ MORE

Do I need lower lid surgery? (Photo)

Thank you for your question, and pictures.  Treatment of the lower lid ranges from non surgical (fillers and lasers) to surgical (lower lid ... READ MORE

I'm considering a breast lift but want minimal nipple reduction. Any suggestions?

Yes a breast lift, or mastopexy, can be done without nipple areolar complex reduction or removal of breast tissue. A breast lift can improve the shape... READ MORE

Fat to breast transfer before and after results. Is it even worth it?

Thank you for your question, Keziah. Without photos it is difficult to answer your question fully. However, in general, fat transfer to the breast... READ MORE

Should I lose weight before my BBL to achieve the inverted heart shape? (Photo)

Thank you for your question, Lpatte7369. In general, one should have maintained a stable weight for 6 months and have a BMI less than 30 to make... READ MORE

When can I lap swim after submuscular breast augmentation surgery?

In general, plastic surgeons ask their patients to refrain from physical activity that moves the pectoralis major muscle (chest muscle) after... READ MORE

Repair or not repair? Small hernia with tummy tuck.

Umbilical hernias can be repaired during a tummy tuck procedure. It usually involves suturing the hernia and then reinforcing the repair with the... READ MORE

I have had uneven eyelids since I was 15 years old. I have the habit of pulling on my eyelid/eyelashes. What can be done? (Photo

Thanks for your question and photo. It appears that you have an extra fold of skin over the left eyelid. A conservative upper lid blepharoplasty can... READ MORE

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