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Dr. Alvina Chu, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 43

Dr. Chu

Dr. Alvina Chu, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo in 2002 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Chu accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fibromyalgia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Fibromyalgia more than 52% of her peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 52% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Arthritis more than 30% of her peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 30% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Bone Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Bone Disorders more than 28% of her peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 28% of her peers

Dr. Chu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bursitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alvina Chu, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo in 2002 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2007
Stanford Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2005
University Of Chicago
Residency Hospital
2002
New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo
Medical School
2007
2005
2002

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