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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 51

1000 E Mountain Dr
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
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Dr. Chu's Experience

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Dr. Chu's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
1000 E Mountain Dr
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

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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
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Cystectomy
    • 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
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • 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 and Whipple Procedure)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
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    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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    • 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
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder and 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
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    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    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
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    Dr. Chu's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chu

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
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    4.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Chu's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Chu

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

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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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