Dr. Alan Chu, MD

Dr. Alan Chu, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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Dr. Alan Chu, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Palmetto Bay, FL. He has been practicing for 5 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

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

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
4.1
based on 18 total reviews (4 with 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)

in Miami, FL |
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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in Miami, FL |
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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in Miami, Florida |
Recently had sinus balloon surgery and he was very thorough explaining the procedure.
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in Miami, Fl |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chu accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Chu has admitting privileges

Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
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Doctors Hospital
5000 University Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146
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Jackson Memorial Hospital
1611 NW 12th Ave
Miami, FL 33136
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Kendall Regional Medical Center
11750 SW 40th St
Miami, FL 33175
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Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3100 SW 62nd Ave
Miami, FL 33155
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South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73rd St
South Miami, FL 33143
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