Physician’s Profile

June K. Wu, MD

Affiliations: 
NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Board Certificates: 
Plastic Surgery
Expertise: 
Specialist in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery
Research Studies
Honors: 
Recipient, K08 Award, NHLBI, 2010-2015
Inaugural recipient, Forde Junior Faculty Research Grant, 2007-2008
Pilot Award, Irving Center for Clinical Research, 2009-2010
Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Pilot Research Grant, 2010-2011
Leo Davidoff Award (2002)
Joseph Parker Garrison Award (1996)
First Prize, Resident’s Research Competition (1997)
Interests: 
Plastic, craniofacial, and reconstructive surgery
Vascular anomalies
Publications: 
Outtz HH, Wu JK, Wang X, Kitajewski J. Notch1 deficiency results in decreased inflammation during wound healing and regulates VEGFR-1 and inflammatory cytokine expression in macrophages. J of Immunology, in press.
Wu JK, Adepoju O, Desilva D, Baribault K, Boscolo E, Bischoff J, Kitajewski J. A switch in Notch Gene Expression Parallels Stem Cell to Endothelial Transition in Infantile Hemangioma. Angiogenesis 2010, 13: 15-23. (Epub Jan 2010).
Wu JK and Rohde Christine. Pursestring Closure of Hemangiomas: Early Results of a Follow-Up Study. Journal of Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2009, 62: 581-5.
Wu JK and Kitajewski J. A Potential Role for Notch signaling in the Pathogenesis and Regulation of Hemangiomas. J Craniofac Surg 2009, 20 (Suppl 1): 698-702.
Jacobs S, Simhaee DA, Marsano A, Fomovsky GM, Niedt GN, Wu JK. Efficacy and mechanisms of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in promoting wound healing: a rodent model. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2009 62:1331-8. (Epub July 2008).
Trousdale RK, Jacobs S, Simhaee DA, Wu JK, and Lustbader WJ. Wound closure and metabolic parameter variability in a db/db mouse model for diabetic ulcers. J Surg Res 2009, 151: 100-7 (Epub March 2008).
Wu JK, Bisdorff A, Gelbert F, Enjolras O, Burrows PE, and Mulliken JB. Auricular arteriovenous malformation: Evaluation, management, and outcome. Plast Reconstr Surg 2005, 115: 985-95.
Weber RV, Navarro A, Wu JK, Yu HL, Strauch B. Pulsed magnetic fields applied to a transferred arterial loop support the rat groin composite flap. Plast Reconstr Surg 2004, 114: 1185-9.
Yu Y, Flint AF, Mulliken JB, Wu JK, and Bischoff J. Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Infantile Hemangioma. Blood 2004, 103: 1373-1375.
Chiu DT, Hu G, Wu J, Rhee S, Rogers L, Gorlick N. Extended rat-ear flap model: A new rodent model for studying the effects of vessel supercharging on flap viability. J Reconstr Microsurg 2002, 18: 503-508.