Dr. Chih-Hao Chou, MD

Dr. Chih-Hao Chou, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Chih-Hao Chou, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Taipei Medical University in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.

1327 Troup Hwy

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 606-4520

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Healthcare USA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Private HealthCare Systems
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Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chou treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chou treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chou treats Gout more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chou treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chou treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chou treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chou's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Chih-Hao Chou, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Taipei Medical University in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1999
    Ucsf Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1996
    Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1994
    Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1986
    Taipei Medical University
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chou's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chou

2.9

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
38.095238095238095%
(8)
4 Stars
9.523809523809524%
(2)
3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
47.61904761904762%
(10)

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I saw him almost a year ago for fibromyalgia and I found him rude, inattentive, and about as helpful as a dead man. Egotistical, listened to Nothing I said, answered None of my questions. I knew no more after seeing him than I learned on the internet. Would recommend him Never in a Million years!
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Dr Chou is always very professional and thorough. He takes the necessary time to answer my questions and thoroughly explain my care plan.
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I have found Dr. Chou to be an amazing listener and integrator of information, making him an excellent diagnostician. He’s also an exceptional physician, making clear my treatment alternatives and following up carefully. He is even a painless giver of injections and an all-round good person. I...Read More
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I took my IDD brother to to visit Dr. Chou for osteoporosis treatment. Dr was rude, didn’t listen to our answers to his questions, put down our previous rheumatologist, and yelled at me because of the wording I used to describe my brothers ribs in chest x-ray. Dr. Chou ranted on and on about how...Read More
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I did not have a good experience with Dr. Chou. He had his mind made up before he ever entered the room. He was arrogant and did not want to hear my answers to his questions unless they fit in his predetermined diagnosis. He basically said all the doctors and radiologist I saw previously...Read More
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