Dr. Dortha T. Chu, MD

Dr. Dortha T. Chu, MD

Breast Surgery | Female | 46 years old

My goal is to provide the most current treatment information and options to each patient regarding his/her disease, and help him/her decide on the best course of management as an individual.Read more

Dortha T. Chu, M.D., Ph.D.
3175 Collins Dr
Merced, CA 95348 Get Directions
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Dr. Chu's Care Philosophy

My goal is to provide the most current treatment information and options to each patient regarding his/her disease, and help him/her decide on the best course of management as an individual.

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 Breast Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Lipomas

Education

  • Medical School
    Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University of California At San Diego

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    University of California At San Diego

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California At Berkeley

    Graduated in 1992

  • Other Education
    Washington University School of Medicine

    Completed in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy