Dr. Lei Chu, MD

Dr. Lei Chu, MD

Urology  |  
Female
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Dr. Lei Chu, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She has been practicing for 12 years. Read her story

12121 Richmond Ave Ste 407

Houston, TX 77082

Contact Information

(281) 497-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Painful Urination (Dysuria)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Neurogenic Bladder
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Chu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Dr. Lei Chu is a Board certified urologist, specializing in urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, pelvic organ prolapse and Da Vinci Robotic urological surgery. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Dr. Lei Chu takes time explaining conditions and treatment plans with her patients. She believes every patient is different and the best treatment plan should be a combination of the physician and patients' wisdom. She gives her own written instructions to patients before and after procedures, and explain every step of the procedure allowing patients to understand and remain comfortable during treatments.  "
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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Kidney Stone Removal
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Rice U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Urology Residency: University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012

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 profile.

Dr. Chu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
4.7
based on 26 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Houston, TX |
She is good and take care of patient
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Dr. Chu is a truly wonderful physician. She offers exceptional insight and wisdom on any particular ailment. Very down to earth. She speaks from the heart and assures that her patient's problems are taken care of.
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in Missouri City, TX |
Dr. Chu is very personable. Even laughs! Very kind and concerned. Takes time to explain the why's, what's and expected long/short range outcomes. A calm teacher as well. She was training her new medical assistant as the previous one left. While taking care of me she gave the assistant directions...more
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in Katy, TX |
I was so fortunate to have Dr. Chu as my doctor. Everything she told me was 100% correct. She performed the robotic surgery to remove my prostrate and it was flawless. She came to see me that evening on her way home, the next morning on her way to work,on her lunch break and after work she came...more
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in Beaumont, TX |
It was so easy to communicate with Dr. Chu regarding my concerns and issues. From start to finish I was seen promptly and communication between patient and doctor was one of the best experiences I have ever had with a doctor. I highly recommend Dr. Chu!
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This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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Dr. Chu accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas HMO
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Commercial EPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
    Tricare
  • Medicaid
    Amerigroup
    Medicaid HMO
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan Admar PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    CarePlus
    Choice
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options EPO
    Options POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chu has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
16655 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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Houston Methodist West Hospital
18500 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77094
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Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest
7600 Beechnut St
Houston, TX 77074
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West Houston Medical Center
12141 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77082
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