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Jennifer Y Chu

Hand and Wrist Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

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Jennifer Y Chu, MD is fellowship trained and specializes in the hand and upper extremity. She treats sports injuries, arthritis, congenital deformities, nerve compression, and trauma including fractures and injuries to nerves, blood vessels, and tendons. She performs arthroscopy of the wrist, elbow, and shoulder, reconstructive microsurgery, and endoscopic cubital and carpal tunnel release surgeries. Dr. Chu grew up in the Dallas area and graduated from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science. She received both her undergraduate and Master's degrees from Stanford University, where she graduated with honors and distinction in Biological Sciences and English. Dr. Chu attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, where she received a full tuition merit scholarship and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. She completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Rochester in New York and then moved to Pennsylvania for a hand and upper extremity fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hamot. She is currently a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Outside of work, Dr. Chu enjoys spending time with her husband and children, running, and watching football. 

Dr. Chu has been nominated for the fourth consecutive year for D Magazine's 2021 Best Docs.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Uptown
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine (2007)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, U. of Rochester-Charles Lowenstein MD: NY (2012)
  • Fellowship: Hand Surgery, UPMC Hamot Medical Center (2013)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery/Surgery of the Hand
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Jennifer Y Chu  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (312) for Jennifer Y Chu

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Nov 14, 2021
All good!
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Nov 13, 2021
Personable professional caring patient oriented
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Nov 13, 2021
Very impressed with Dr. Chu.
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Nov 13, 2021
Quick diagnosis and quick solution. All good.
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Nov 5, 2021
Very good
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Nov 5, 2021
Great provider
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Nov 4, 2021
Very professional
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Nov 4, 2021
Dr. Chu was well versed in my concern and spent adequate time. I was especially pleased with her resident. He was excellent!
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Nov 4, 2021
She is very friendly and knowledgeable
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Nov 4, 2021
Very well accepted by staff an Dr. .very professional . Thank you for care
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Oct 30, 2021
Outstanding!
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Oct 30, 2021
Very thorough and time efficient
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Oct 30, 2021
Dr. Chu takes the time to listen before offering suggestions for a course of treatment.
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Oct 28, 2021
Excellent experience, Doctor very knowledgeable and caring. Would highly recommend Dr. Chu
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Oct 25, 2021
Attentive, explained issue and the resolution.
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Oct 23, 2021
Outstanding
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Oct 22, 2021
It was my first visit to Dr.Chu , I left uplifted even after getting a shot in the wrist.
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Oct 19, 2021
Excellent treatment
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Oct 16, 2021
Dr. Chu is always professional, thoughtful and caring. The support team is equally so.
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Oct 16, 2021
Great service and facility!
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Oct 15, 2021
Dr Chu was frank and to the point as to possible treatments. I was included in the decison.
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Oct 9, 2021
Dr.Chu is personable, knowledgeable, patient informative, professional and kind. I respect her recommendations and feel confident I'm getting the best care.
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Oct 8, 2021
She's very efficient, maybe too fast.
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Oct 7, 2021
Dr. Chu was great. Examined thumb, xrayed, and explained decision on observations. Received steroid shot and explained further treatment in detail. Discussed arthritis issue.
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Oct 5, 2021
Knowledgeable, direct, and skillful
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Oct 2, 2021
Very good
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Oct 2, 2021
Have seen Dr. Chu for about three years and have felt totally at ease with the greatest confidence in her and her expertise at all times. Super doctor in a super practice!
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Oct 1, 2021
Very knowledgeable and gave me options of care and prioritized the order of action to be taken.
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Sep 19, 2021
She was so sweet she explain well my problem.
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Sep 18, 2021
Very caring and helpful
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Sep 17, 2021
Excellent service. Love Dr. Chu!
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Sep 14, 2021
She was very knowledgeable. Knew exactly what treatment that I needed. Explained In great detail what had happened to my bicep and elbow and the results of xray and MRI. Very friendly and thoughtful. Made sure all my questions were answered. I live in Arkansas and I absolutely wiould drive this distance again if I need to receive treat from Dr Chu. Excellent doctor!!!
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Sep 14, 2021
Dr. Chu is fantastic
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Sep 14, 2021
Dr Chu is a great surgeon that's why any surgery on my shoulders/arms/hands is only done only by her.
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Sep 8, 2021
Thorough and informative. Addressed all of my concerns and offered realistic options for care.
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Sep 7, 2021
Perfect
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Sep 6, 2021
I didn't know what to expect. But I had a POSITIVE experience with Dr Chu AND her staff!!
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Sep 6, 2021
Left with good feelings regarding this physician.
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Sep 5, 2021
She answered my questions and explained my concerns about my condition.
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Sep 4, 2021
Dr. Chu was very informative, she explained everything very well and easy to understand. She took care in making sure my treatment was as painless as it could possibly be.
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Sep 4, 2021
Very good
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Sep 3, 2021
Excellent
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Sep 2, 2021
Jennifer has always been very clear about her recommendations. I rely n her for her professionalism and knowledge.
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Sep 1, 2021
Thank you
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Sep 1, 2021
Professional, knowledgeable, personable. Good results.
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Aug 27, 2021
Such a pleasant experience with this doctor. Thorough discussion of my situation and the resolution. She will become my cardiologist for my lifetime!
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Aug 27, 2021
Friendly and professional and so pleased with my care
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Aug 26, 2021
I find Dr. Chu to be friendly, pleasant, and extremely good at her job.
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Aug 25, 2021
Pleasant experience
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Aug 24, 2021
Dr. Chu is awesome!!
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Aug 24, 2021
Very concise and clear explanation and review of options if needed
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Aug 22, 2021
She is always friendly and she listen to you. She works with you on a plan to get you on the path of recovery and pushes your to say on the path. Great bedside manner.
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Aug 21, 2021
I am in good hands with Dr. Chu.
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Aug 18, 2021
I am very satisfied with my service.
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Aug 18, 2021
Very kind and empathetic for my health explaining what would be done.
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Aug 16, 2021
Great suggestions and direction.
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Aug 16, 2021
I felt comfortable and informed during my visit.
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Aug 11, 2021
Good
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Aug 10, 2021
Professional and Efficient
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Aug 10, 2021
Thorough in explanation. Friendly
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Aug 8, 2021
I'm glad I referred to Dr. Chu. She is friendly, and knows what she's doing. I'm very comfortable to be in her care for my hand issues.
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Aug 8, 2021
Very impressed at the first time. Doctor and staff fast, friendly, professional. On time, great service. Absolutely will recommend to family and friends.
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Aug 7, 2021
Good
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Aug 7, 2021
Very professional, knowledgeable and always ready to answer any concerns
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Aug 6, 2021
Excellent care
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Aug 4, 2021
Thank you for fixing my shoulder
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Aug 4, 2021
Dr. Chu is a talented surgeon and a great communicator
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Jul 30, 2021
You can tell that Dr. Chu is very knowledgeable but she was very short explaining the procedure to be performed, no risks or complications associated with it or bad outcomes were explained... She was at the office with me for a very short time period.
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Jul 30, 2021
It was good. She informed me of my options and when I asked for recommendations she was forthcoming.
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Jul 2, 2021
Dr. Chu was knowledgeable and paid attention to my questions
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Jul 1, 2021
Very prompt courteous got me in and out!
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Jun 29, 2021
Dr. Chu explained my issues on a completely understandable way and offered several suggestions that were non surgical. not quick to rush surgery and I like that.
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Jun 22, 2021
Dr. CHU was kind & caring.
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Jun 22, 2021
Provider was professional and clearly shared available treatment options and her recommendation.
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Jun 17, 2021
Dr Chu is very competent and caring. She takes her time with me and answers all of my questions
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Jun 17, 2021
caring and knowledgeable
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Jun 16, 2021
Dr. Chu is the best!
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Jun 16, 2021
The staff and Dr Chu knowledgeable, caring and friendly.
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Jun 15, 2021
she is the best
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Jun 14, 2021
concerned, efficient & focused on my issue
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Jun 11, 2021
I feel very comfortable with this provider. She is fast and thorough and gives me straight answers
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Jun 11, 2021
I love Dr Chu!
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