Dr. Alice Chu, MD

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Rheumatology | Female

Dr. Alice Chu, MD

Dr. Alice Chu, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Clifton, NJ. She is 60 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Chu is affiliated with Saint Mary's Hospital.

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    Dr. Chu accepts 18 insurance carriers

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    Dr. Chu's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
    3.1
    based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)
    Dr. Chu's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (5)
    Clifton, NJ |
    The staff kept my mother waiting for 3 hours the only reason she was called in was because the Dr realized she was there waiting. There was no apology from anyone. She was also hospitalized for becoming anemic and the Dr failed to recognize the tren, treat or recommend she see someone for treatment. The Dr and the office are substandard at best.
    in Edgewater, NJ |
    I love Dr Chu!!! Not only did she catch a diagnosis for me, that several doctors had missed, but, she really cares about improving my health. She has also been willing to work with the various insurance companies that I've had in the past two years, (no small feat!). Honestly, the thing I like best about her is that it feels like we are in partnership to improve my health. She respects my concerns and answers my questions thoroughly and is very generous. (And a seriously snazzy dresser!!)
    in Clifton, NJ |
    She diagnosed me with Lupus 2 years ago and I haven't seen her since. I have only seen her physician's assistant; Who is very nice, but has done nothing at all to help me. The front desk staff is completely incompetent and rude. I have called four times for them to send me my medical records and they still haven't sent them. This last time I called they told me they couldn't find my chart. Are you serious? I'm there every 4 months and you can't find my chart?? I'm done with this practice
    in Clifton, NJ |
    Alice Chu is a wonderful doctor. She’s truly compassionate, caring and very supportive. She understands her patients and works to ease their pain and suffering. Because she is sympathetic to all aspects of her patients’ needs and care, she is willing to work with her patients on all issues even financial. Alice Chu is a rare gem. A remarkable doctor. I highly recommend her services.
    in Caldwell, NJ |
    Dr. Chu is a great doctor but my experience with her staff has not been good. For that alone, I will not be returning and switching doctors. I found them not helpful or empathetic to the patient.
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    Dr. Chu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Rheumatology
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      Sanctions

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    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis
    • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Muscle Weakness
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Korea University, College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1987

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Korean
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Procedures Performed

    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate