Dr. George S. Tu, MD

Dr. George S. Tu, MD

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Pulmonology | Male | 47 years old

Dr. George Tu graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his internship and residency, as well as Pulmonary fellowship, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He is a Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians. He has been in practice since 2000.Read more

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2016 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia

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Dr. George Tu graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his internship and residency, as well as Pulmonary fellowship,...Read more

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based on 23 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (21)
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in North Las Vegas, NV |
My primary care MD. Referred me to Dr. Tu after I spent a week in Centennial Hospital . Dr. Tu was amazing. He spent a lot of time getting to know me and my case history. He and Anna are always there for me and are always willing to listen to whatever questions I might have. He now has a wonderful PA who is also tremendous. Kind,caring and knowledgeable in all they do.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Tu is outstanding. I always have a 100% of his attention when I'm there. He listens, analyses and thinks about your questions and tries to give you full answers. We all need more doctors like Dr. Tu.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Beyond, kind and compassionate. The doctor that is truly caring, thoughtful, genuine and outstanding. I highly recommended this doctor I have been seeing Dr. George Tu since 2006, 10 years now. He?s kind, he's brilliant, and he cares. Very concerned for my well being. I am so happy I found him. Dr. George Tu was very understanding, a good listener and fully answered all my questions and concerns that made me feel very comfortable. He is concerned also about my other medical needs.
Las Vegas, NV |
Lost our repeated testing results and machine used for same twie. Office staff blamed losses on Dr Tu.....rude arrogant and non caring staff....Dr Tu protected them even after they accused him of losing files and reports openly. Arugmentive and very non professional staff and yet Dr Tu protected them....we departed and will never return....we need and require professional and complete record permanency and caring office and doctor. If in doubt do not.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. George Tu and nurse Anna are both outstanding. Simply two of the best in the medical field. I have never had such professional, knowledgeable and yet kind and caring medical professionals in my life. Dr. Tu has gone way beyond the call of duty to make sure that I am healthy both physically and mentally. I do not know what I would have done without him. Anna is exceptionally kind and knowledgeable as well. They truly take the time to listen. God blessed me to have these two in my life.
Las Vegas, NV |
DR TU SAVED MY HUSBAND IN SUMMERLIN HOSPITAL ICU. HE IS VERY PROFESSIONAL AND HASA GREAT BEDSIDE MANNER V
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

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Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine

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  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Cedars Sina Med Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Cedars Sina Med Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cedars Sina Med Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery

    Graduated in 1990

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Tu's Office & Staff

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Dr. Tu says...

Dr. George Tu graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his internship and residency, as well as Pulmonary fellowship, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He is a Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians. He has been in practice since 2000.

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Dr. Tu says...

Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine