Dr. Helen Vu, MD

Dr. Helen Vu, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Helen Vu, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Albany, NY. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Vu is affiliated with Saint Peter's Hospital.

319 S Manning Blvd Ste 201

Albany, NY 12208

Contact Information

(518) 489-3296

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Cervicitis
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more than 76% of peers
C-Section
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more than 62% of peers
Breast Diseases
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more than 56% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

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Procedures

  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Albany Med Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Vu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vu to family and friends
3.4
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Vu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Albany, NY |
Dr. Vu is fantastic-- really listens to her patients. Hard to get a new patient appointment (took me over three months) but was worth it. Office runs on time, the staff are friendly and professional, and while Im sure they listen to people all day they dont make you feel like they are sick of listening to your problems. Dr. Vu herself is so fantastic and friendly-- she clearly wants to know her patients. She does a thorough exam, including areas other than your pelvis! so glad i found her
Albany, NY |
I was referred by a colleague to your practice because of your practice is known for being able to provide impeccable service, but recently I encountered some really poor customer service. On February 23, 2017 at 12:22 pm, I contacted Sharon (she hesitated to give her name at first/I’m not sure if she gave her real name) from billing/collection department because of a no show noticed I received. I explained to her that I was a new patient and was not aware of policy and I apologized for not in
in Albany, NY |
Dr. Vu is an excellent doctor. She is very caring and takes her time with her patients. I felt like she had all the time in the world to talk me after my exam. I have recommended Dr. Vu to family and friends.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Vu accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Vu has admitting privileges

Saint Peter's Hospital
315 S Manning Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
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