Dr. Allen Chu, MD

Dr. Allen Chu, MD

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Dr. Allen Chu, MD is a neurology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Kaohsiung Medical University in 1986 and specializes in neurology, neuromuscular medicine, and more.Read his story

18220 State Highway 249 Ste 240

Houston, TX 77070

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 98% 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.

Dr. Chu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Dr. Chu has five board certifications in neurology, neuromuscular medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine and sleep medicine. He also has advanced training as neuroscientist with in-depth knowledge of the nervous system and its role in your overall health. Dr. Chu and everyone on our team bring you the full benefit of our extensive expertise, always with the compassion and personal attention that you deserve. Board-Certified: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Board-Certified: Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Board-Certified: Sleep Medicine, American Board of Sleep Medicine Board Certified: Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Board Certified: Sleep Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Fellowship: Neuromuscular Diseases and EMG, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital Advance Elective Training: Sleep Medicine and Electrophysiology, Duke University Medical Center Residency: Neurology, Duke University Medical Center; Internal Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City PhD: Neuroscience, University of Iowa MD: Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "When you know you're in excellent hands, with people who really care, you can relax and focus on your recovery. Here at the Houston Neurology & Sleep Diagnostic Center, you have a team of professionals with the credentials and dedication you can feel great about. Our founder, Allen Chu, MD, PhD, sets the standard for all we do here."

3  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

59  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Kaohsiung Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Neuromuscular Diseases and EMG, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Iowa
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • et al. (1998). Migratory Leptomeningeal inflammation with relapsing polychondritis. Neurology.,
  • (1992). Cellular specific pathology alters probable cortico-autonomic efferents in Alzheimer's disease, Soc. Neurosci. Abs. 18, 735.,
  • (1993). Orbitofrontal pathology in Alzheimer's disease, Soc. Neurosci. Abs. 19, 190.,
  • (1994). How reliable are occipital asymmetry measurements? Neuropsychologia, 32 (12) 1503-15 13.,
  • (1997). The autonomic-related cortex: pathology in Alzheimer's disease. Cerebral Cortex, 7:86-95.,
  • (1991). Intrasubject correlation of occipital asymmetry measurements based on CT and MIRI, Soc. Neurosci. Abs. 17, 867.,
  • (1994) Impaired autonomic responses to emotionally significant stimuli in Alzheimer's disease. Soc. Neurosci. Abs. 20:1006.,
  • (1998). How rapid are the rapid eye movements. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Abs.,
  • (1990). Soc. for Neurol. Abs. Taiwan.,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Member
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Member
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Member
  • American Epilepsy Society, Member
  • Society for Neuroscience, Member

Dr. Chu's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
119 total reviews (55 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (119)

  • 5
    (94)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Chu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (55)

I have been a patient of Dr. Chu’s since 2006. He is patient, understanding, knowledgeable, and a great guy. The entire staff is very positive and helpful, I look forward to my visits. I highly recommend Dr Chu.
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If you are looking for a Doctor to perform an EMG (nerve test), look no further. I have had testing done before with painful experiences. There was no pain involved with Dr. Chu. He has done over 25,000 EMG's and explains every step of the procedure as he goes. He has a wonderful bedside manner...more
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Dr. Chu dedicated the time to explain the tests and did them thoughroghly. The staff is wonderful and helpful
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After going to several so called specialist to find out what was wrong with my mother’s spine and why she could no longer walk, Dr Chu was the blessing we had prayed for. He kept ruling out different things until he found out without a doubt what was wrong. We are now on the road to recovery....more
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I was looking for a provider with experience performing EMG tests. I had heard horror stories before and was looking for someone who was knowledgeable and had great bedside manners. Dr Chu exceeded both of my expectations. The procedure was painless and he talked me through the entire procedure. He...more
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