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Jonathan Twu, MD

Philosophy of Care

I am a hand and upper extremity surgeon that believes in creating a tailored treatment plan for each individual. I believe in the importance of educating and informing each patient about their condition, non-operative and operative options. I look forward to working as a team to help my patients get back to their lives with less pain and better function.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

Based on 82 reviews

  • General


    • Hand and Upper Extremity

    Accepts both children and adults


    • English
    • Mandarin Chinese

    Hand and upper extremity surgery, Trigger finger surgery, Ganglion cyst surgery, Endoscopic carpal and cubital tunnel surgery, Nerve repair, reconstruction and transfer surgery, Microsurgery, Tendon transfer surgeries, Hand and thumb arthritis surgeries, Hand and wrist fracture surgeries

    I enjoy spending time with my family, hiking all the national parks, tennis, guitar and greyhounds.

  • Education

    School University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford
    Graduation Date 07/2013
    Degree MD

    School University of Chicago Hospital
    Title Orthopaedic Surgery

    School University of Chicago Hospital
    Specialty Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

  • Memberships

    • American Society of Surgery of the Hand
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Best Consultant Service Award, University of Chicago
    Date 12/2014

    Name First Place Clinical Science Award, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Midwest Symposium
    Date 12/2017

  • Research & Clinical Trials


    • Olecranon Fracture Through Persistent Olecranon Apophysis in a 21-Year-Old Male: A Case Report and Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Hand Surg Asian Pacific Volume, 2019
    • The Impact of Variation of Corticosteroid Dose, Injection Site and Multiple Injections on Blood Glucose Measurement in Diabetic Patients. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2018
    • Arthroscopic Partial Trapeziectomy With Soft Tissue Interposition for Symptomatic Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis: 6-Month and 5-Year Minimum Follow-Up. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2017
    • Developmental Trigger Thumb. Pediatric Annals 2016

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    Based on 82 reviews

    Rating Categories

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    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    80 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    82 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    81 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    81 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    82 ratings

    Comments (5)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Dec 16, 2019
    i switched to Dr. Twu and he was amazing. I can not stop singing his praises. Truly a wonderful doctor  
    Dec 15, 2019
    Dr Twu was warm, friendly, respectful and professional. He's terrific.  
    Dec 15, 2019
    Dr Twu really like his personality very likable and would feel comfortable if I do the surgery at some point having him do it.  
    Oct 15, 2019
    Dr Twu was excellent at both of our appointments. He was very kind to my nervous and upset 11 year old. Explained everything to me. Was very patient and sat down to answer all of my See more  
    Oct 11, 2019
    Dr. Jonathan Twu was great, Id highly recommend him to anyone.  
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