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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sub Specialty:
Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian

Language Spoken:
Chinese (Mandarin)

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
137 Patient
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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


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August 11, 2016

Dr Chu is the most caring Doctor. He is not only concerned about your physical needs, but also emotional status. You should find a way to clone him :-)

August 10, 2016

Dr. Chu is what we all want our physicians to be: a knowledgeable, careful communicator and an empathetic listener. His patience with pain issues and his desire to explore all possible solutions reflect his unique dedication to the welfare of his patient. In a world of bureaucratic medicine, he stresses both high tech and high touch. I have worked professionally with physicians for decades and rank Dr. Chu high among those who is a care provider who truly "cares."

August 08, 2016

Dr Chu is a very caring, patient person. He is skilled and knowledgeable.

July 14, 2016

I am so fortunate to have Dr. Chu and his team on my pain management team. I am always treated with respect and my concerns are always thoroughly discussed. I look forward to continuing to work with Dr Chu.

July 13, 2016

dr chu and staff are remarkable i have been thru many years of back pain including surgery they have been available every time my wait time is always under ten minutes if not sooner.the entire staff is great please thank dan bri and amber as always that team is exceptional!!! dr chu always ask about my family and current health

June 28, 2016

Dr. Chu was very intelligent on the subject concerning my lower back. I appreciate him greatly.

June 08, 2016

I was very pleased with the care and concern I received from Dr. Chu. He was very personable, attentive, and answered all my questions and was honest with me concerning my medical issue and treatment. As a new patient, he spent a considerable time with me and my spouse and I left confident that I will start feeling better.

June 02, 2016

Dr. Chu and his staff are exceptional providers who listen carefully and take the time to fully and compassionately understand their patients. They are to commended for the the way they provide services in the current healthcare environment. Dr. Chu is very knowledgeable and can easily diagnose pain issues. He is also very aware of very of the best docs to when you need specific referrals. I would refer any code family member to him in a heartbeat!!

May 25, 2016

I found that my Dr. is very professional and extremely knowledgable!

May 25, 2016

Dr Chu is an excellent physician. His caring and knowledge of my condition always exceeds my expectations!!