Dr. Alan Chu, MD

Dr. Alan Chu, MD

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Dr. Alan Chu, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Palmetto Bay, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 2008 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, rhinology, and more.

9275 SW 152nd St Ste 212

Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

Contact Information

(305) 255-5995

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Chu's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head & Neck Pathology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Rhinology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

77  Conditions Treated

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43  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Brown U Providence
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • UCLA Hosp & Ctr for Hlth Scis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • UCLA Hosp & Ctr for Hlth Scis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chu's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Chu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Had an emergency need for an ENT due to a broken nose. Chose Dr. Chu due to high reviews and location. Was able to obtain an appointment ASAP. The staff was very efficient and my wait time was short. Dr. Chu was amazing in how he thoroughly explained my prognosis and risks. Highly recommend...more
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I recently had a Balloon Sinuplastic performed by Dr. Chu & could not have been in better hands. Not only is his staff professional and courteous, they take the time to explain, before and again on the day of the procedure. Specially his nurse, Betsy, I'm not sure I could have gone through with the...more
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Recently had sinus balloon surgery and he was very thorough explaining the procedure.
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Dr. Chu was very professional yet warm and friendly. He took the time to answer all my questions and his treatment resolved my problem. I wouldn't go anywhere else and will highly recommend him to all my friends and family!!!
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