Find a Doctor

To speak with an appointment scheduler, call 1-800-533-UPMC
between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Note: We can schedule appointments for many — but not all — UPMC doctors and locations at this number.

UPMC Overall Patient Satisfaction Rating
4.8 out of 5
257,516 Reviews

Search for a UPMC doctor near you

Narrow your search by choosing:


Appointment Information

Verify Your Insurance

Please call the physician's office to verify insurance coverage prior to scheduling an appointment.


Alan Chu, MD


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sub Specialty:
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Mercy South Side Surgery Center
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian

Language Spoken:
Chinese (Mandarin)

4.8 Stars
106 Patient
Satisfaction Ratings
Learn About Our Survey


University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 1103
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-4400
UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center
2000 Mary St.
4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Office Phone:
(412) 381-3953


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Sports Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab


MD, Ohio State University - College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA

Northwestern University - Feinberg,
Chicago, IL

Northwestern University - Feinberg,
Chicago, IL


Patient Ratings

Rate the Provider

Listens Carefully

Spends Enough Time with You

Recommend This Provider to Family/Friends

Shows Respect for Patients

Provides Easy to Understand Information

Explains in a Way You Understand

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-indentified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

August 05, 2015

Dr. Chu is phenomenal.

August 05, 2015

Excellent care

July 13, 2015

Dr Chu is an exceptional Dr! I drive from Mt. Pleasant, PA to seek his advice for two separate injuries, My first injury had completely healed pain free, which I am thankful to him. The new injury is under the diagnosis stages, I hope to have complete success under his care.

July 06, 2015

Dr Chu is very approachable and easy to work with. He takes time to listen to what you have to say.

July 02, 2015

Very good and informative visit.

June 29, 2015

He seems very knowledgeable about the medical problems I've been having. He offered different treatment alternatives that I've been searching for in over 20 years--not just therapy or surgery. His office was easy to find. Only bad thing was it took so long to schedule an appointment to meet just with him. He does offer appointments with his PA's, etc. on a more timely basis.

June 29, 2015

Dr. Chu really is the best doctor!! He really gives me the sense that he cares and understands the pain I am in constantly.

June 24, 2015

excellent care and knowledge

June 23, 2015

Dr Chu and his staff are kind caring and very respectful. They take their time to explain treatment and to execute future plan of treatment. i would highly recommend Dr Chu to all my friends and family.

June 15, 2015

Dr Chu listens for ones concerns and does not respond in generalities when I questioned him on my treatments and medications. He is a pleasant professional and knowledgeable doctor.

©  UPMC | Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
Supplemental content provided by Healthwise, Incorporated.