Dr. Chu Kwan Lau, MD

Dr. Chu Kwan Lau, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Chu Kwan Lau, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Woodland, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Dignity Health Medical Foundation - Woodland and Davis

632 W Gibson Rd

Woodland, CA 95695
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Networks By Design
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

Learn about Dr. Lau

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
very high
more than 95% of peers
Overweight
very high
more than 92% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Lau'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lau "I focus on a range of endocrine issues and specialize in both adult and pediatric diabetes, thyroid and cholesterol problems, osteoporosis, diseases of metabolism and diseases of the gonads, the adrenal and pituitary glands."

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Bone Density Scan
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diet Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Immunization
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Physical Examination
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University of California, Los Angeles. (UCLA)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of California, Davis
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mayo Clinic Endocrinology And Metabolism
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lau's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lau to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lau's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had Dr. Lau as my doctor over twenty years ago. I moved away so had to find another doctor. Never did I find anyone has knowledgeable about my diabetes as him. He was always right about everything he talked about. I may not have liked what he had to say, but this Dr. told me what I...more
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I would like to suggest that Dr. Lau exhibit some friendliness. He was cold and not personable. I felt like I was treated as a medical specimen instead of as a human being. I asked a last-minute question as he was leaving and he seemed annoyed as he quickly glanced over his shoulder, barely...more
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