Dr. Kyo U. Chu, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 50

1000 E Mountain Dr
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
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Dr. Chu:

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Dr. Chu's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
100o East Mountain Boulevard
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chu

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Geisinger Henry Cancer Center
Geisinger Henry Cancer Center
1000 E Mountain Dr
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
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    Dr. Chu's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hepatectomy
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant & Whipple Procedure)
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
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    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    Less
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Chu

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Texas Med Branch
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Texas Med Branch
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    John Wayne Cancer Institute
    Complete in 1999
    University Of Texas Med Branch
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chu & Staff

    • English
    • Korean
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Chu's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center where Dr. Chu has admitting privileges:

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    • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chu

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Chu's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 5 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Chu
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Geisinger Henry Cancer Center
    1000 E Mountain Dr
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
    (570) 808-6150 (Office)
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