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Committed to Excellence in Spine Care

Fellowship Trained Spine Surgeon

Dr. Hao-Hua Wu specializes in neck and back surgery as well as management of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders.

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MeetHao-Hua Wu, M.D.

Harvard Fellowship Trained Spine SurgeonSpine Surgery Specialist
Motion Preservation Expert

Dr. Hao-Hua Wu is passionate about providing excellent care and helping his patients achieve their goals of treatment. He is known for utilizing his expertise in neck and back disorders to recommend non-surgical treatment methods when clinically appropriate. If surgery is indicated, he is able to perform a range of open and minimally invasive spine (MIS) procedures, such as cervical laminoplasty, motion-sparing cervical disc replacement, and tubular decompression for disc herniations.

  • Society for Minimally Invasive
    Spine Surgery Young Surgeons
    Grant ($1665)
    Las Vegas, NV
  • SICOT Oral Presentation
    Award ($1000)
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
    North American Meeting
    Scholarship ($2500)
    Stockholm, Sweden
  • WOF Nitin N. Bhatia, MD
    Donor Resident Award
    Hawaii, USA
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Patient Testimonials

  • I have seen numerous doctors over the past decades and several orthopedists in Irvine/Newport Beach last year. Dr. Wu is one of the BEST! He is respectful, caring, encouraging, and...
  • I was extremely pleased with the doctor's attentiveness to my health problems' description. He is a very affable and knowledgeable professional.
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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is the latest technology available to perform spinal surgeries through small, less than one-inch-long incisions. It involves the use of special surgical instruments, devices and advanced imaging techniques to visualize and perform the surgery

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Non-Fusion/Motion Preservation Surgery

Motion preservation surgery or Motion Preservation Spine Surgery (MPSS) is a relatively new surgical method employed as an alternative to standard spinal surgeries, such as spinal fusion surgery and disc replacement surgery in select patients to treat spinal conditions of the cervical and lumbar area and restore normal motion of the spine.

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Dr. Wu In The Media

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  • Hao-Hua Wu, M.D.

    101 The City Drive South
    Pavilion 3 Building 29A
    Orange, CA 92868

  • UCI Health — Tustin

    1451 Irvine Blvd.
    Tustin, CA 92780

  • UCI Health — Newport Beach

    2161 San Joaquin Hills Road
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • UCI Health — Yorba Linda

    18637 Yorba Linda Blvd.
    Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Useful Links

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • University of Southern California
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  • University of California San Francisco Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AOSpine
  • North American Spine Society
  • Global Spine Research Initiative