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Doctor

Alan Chu, MD

SPECIALTY:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sub Specialty:
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Sports Medicine

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

Language Spoken:
Chinese
Chinese (Mandarin)


4.8 Stars
106 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

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
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UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center
2000 Mary St.
4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Office Phone:
(412) 381-3953
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

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

EDUCATION:

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

Residency:
Northwestern University - Feinberg,
Chicago, IL

Northwestern University - Feinberg,
Chicago, IL


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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.

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 09, 2015

felt there was real rapport in including me and my wife in treatment decisions with sensitivity to meshing the medical science to my needs/concerns

June 08, 2015

Really like this provider.

April 28, 2015

a strategic plan was not discussed i.e. what options were available beyond the provided one.

April 20, 2015

My comments are all above and beyond good. Thank you for asking. Dr. Chu is very insightful. There is more to an injury than just the injury... mental, emotional plays a bigger part than I realized until I met Dr. Chu. I questioned... a few things, he answered everything to the smallest of detail. It is nice to breath a sigh of relief. I had been to another Dr. a few years ago and my experience was not good. You might want to share this... Dr. Chu has a great sense of humor!!! He laughs and he understood my frustrations with my injury. At some point if you don't laugh you will cry. I chose to laugh and he got it!!! He laughed with me and that really lifted my spirits and he made me feel real and valid. He is human and on the same level, I had the feeling Dr. Chu keep in mind, by The Grace of GOD, there go I. I have already recommended Dr. Chu to people I care about. His staff are also very welcoming. Am I anxious about my appnt. in 2 months? I'm glad you asked. No. I look forward to hear what he has to say about my progress because there will be some. Amen.

April 20, 2015

Doctor is very nice & co-operative. He listen me very carefully & he guide me properly. I am happy for this visit.

March 16, 2015

I worked with Dr. Chu for almost 2 years. I hadn't seen him in almost 4 years. But he was kind enough to squeeze me in because I could not wait until May to be seen. He is always kind and listens to what I have to say and never makes me feel like I don't know what I am talking about.




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