Dr. Catherine Chu, MD

Dr. Catherine Chu, MD

Epilepsy & Neurophysiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Catherine Chu, MD is an epilepsy neurophysiologist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 2004 and specializes in epilepsy & neurophysiology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.Read her story

55 Fruit St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 726-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Chu's Experience

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 Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
  • Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Chu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Dr. Chu is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and a board-certified child neurologist and neurophysiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She divides her time between clinical efforts and research endeavors . Clinically, she cares for children with pediatric epilepsy and interprets pediatric and adult EEGs for diagnosis and management. Dr. Chu directs the inpatient Pediatric EEG service at MGH and the high density EEG program in the MGH epilepsy monitoring unit. She emphasizes communication and education in her clinical practice."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Dr. Chu is passionate about caring for children with epilepsy and better understanding this disease, with an emphasis on optimizing non-invasive information used for epilepsy surgical planning, understanding the impacts of epilepsy and abnormal physiology on brain development, and identifying reliable signals to guide clinicians in treatment decisions to improve developmental and epilepsy outcomes."

3  Specialties

  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy Research

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Concussion
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • University Of Washington, Seattle
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Harvard University
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Chu'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

Patient Comments (4)

We're so grateful to Dr. Chu. She is an amazing doctor.
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We've been searching for a doctor to treat our son for years. Dr. Chu has changed his and our lives. She's an incredible doctor!
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We are so happy to have found Dr. Chu after years of jumping from one doctor to another. We finally found someone who listens to us, takes the time to explain things, and clearly cares about our son.
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I truly don't feel Dr.Chu is deserving on 1 star. She gave an awful first impression and I just decided to give her another opportunity however her lack of care, compassion is disgustingly upsetting. My son is 13 yrs old and has been suffering from Epilepsy since age 3 I called because he had...more
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