Dr. Dortha Chu, MD

Dr. Dortha Chu, MD

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Breast Surgery  |  
Female  |  
46 y/o
8 reviews

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Dr. Dortha Chu, MD is a breast surgery doctor who practices in Merced, CA. She is 46 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Chu is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center Merced....See Less

Dortha T. Chu, M.D., Ph.D.

3175 Collins Dr

Merced, CA 95348
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Learn about Dr. Chu

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.
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Dr. Chu's Experience

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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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Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
10

Conditions Treated

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

  • 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

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 At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Chu does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Chu and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Mercy Medical Center Merced

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction

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Dr. Chu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total surveys
Dr. Chu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Chu accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
    Medicare HMO
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

Hospitals where Dr. Chu has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center Merced
333 Mercy Ave
Merced, CA 95340
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