Dr. Andy Chiou, MD

Dr. Andy Chiou, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Andy Chiou, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Peoria, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

7725 N Knoxville Ave # Main

Peoria, IL 61614

Contact Information

(309) 495-0240

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chiou'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. Chiou's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chiou "Dr. Andy C. Chiou, a native of Peoria, Illinois is the director of the vascular and endovascular team. He has privileges and performs surgery and procedures at all three Peoria hospitals. He received his medical degree and a Master's of Public Health in Health Care Administration from Boston University. He completed his general residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He also completed a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Chiou was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, serving as Chief of Vascular Surgery for the USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He has published extensively and presented his work nationally and internationally. He has obtained advanced training in endovascular techniques and is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Society of Interventional Radiology. Dr. Chiou is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and vascular surgery. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery and Radiology at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP). He serves as the Director of Endovascular Surgery for the Department of Surgery. He has special interests in the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm, carotid disease, vein problems, peripheral vascular disease and wound care. Dr. Chiou is involved in many research projects that bring the latest and most innovative techniques for vascular care to patients in Central Illinois. Recently, Dr. Chiou helped develop and establish the OSF Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center and served as Medical Director of the Center for ten years. He recently was appointed at the Medical Director for the UnityPoint Health Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Centers at Methodist and Proctor Hospitals. These Centers focus on individual patient needs and care plans, using the knowledge and experience of experts from many different fields and specialties. He and his team are available for new patient appointments, consultations and to answer any questions you may have about veins, vascular or wound related problems."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chiou "Provide personalized care to each patient, being careful to focus on quality of life."

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cornell U/ny Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chiou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chiou's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chiou to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 3
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Dr. Chiou's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Chiou Says:

We appreciate each individual and strive to provide the highest level of care and compassion to all.


Patient Comments (3)

Waited to see dr. For 3 1/2 hours. Was mistaken for another patient with same name. Horrible service ever.
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(Best) of the best Doctors in the world !!! Need I say more. He will always have you and your health problems a priority. If you want a truthful and caring Dr then you're look is over.
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What a joke! Had blockage in veins and sent me home with a compression sock instead of listening to my complaints. Ended up that I Had blockage going up to my heart. Only saw me one time and kept sending the nurses in for the other three repeated visits of this problem
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