Dr. Lei Chu, MD

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Urology | Female

Lei Chu Urology PLLC 12121 Richmond Ave Ste 407, Houston, TX 77082 Get Directions
(281) 497-1100

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

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Dr. Lei Chu is a Board certified urologist, specializing in urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, pelvic organ prolapse and Da Vinci...Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
4.6
based on 21 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Chu
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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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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Dr. Chu's Office & Staff
  • 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)
    10 – 15 minutes (19)
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in Houston, TX |
Dr. Chu is the best doctor I have ever dealt with ever by far. She is straightforward and direct, but nice and calm. She is very confident in herself and her work. I had to have surgery a week ago with a severe case of hydronephrosis in my right kidney. She did an amazing job and her surgical staff is just wonderful. She checked my urine throughly and made sure I was clean before surgery. Her surgical nurses were so nice and friendly and made me not so scared for surgery. Lei Chu is the best!
in Houston, TX |
I find Dr. Chu to be very personable, she informed me of my procedure in plain terms so that I understood exactly what she is doing and why, she does what so many doctors fail to do in that she telephones to make certain that all is well, this means so much to me as a patient, I find Clarissa, the office person to be very nice as well. I highly recommend Dr Chu
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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Chu says..

Dr. Chu specializes in urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and robotic surgery. She has great success from midurethral slings, transvaginal or robotic vaginal prolapse repairs, and robotic prostatetomy, robotic partial nephrectomy, and robotic sacrocolpopexy. For her patients with urinary incontinence, she performs urodynamics herself along with her nurse, allowing her to fully understand the abnormality and comes up with the best treatment plan. 

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  • 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
  • Hydronephrosis
  • 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
  • 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

Procedures Performed

Dr. Chu says..

urodynamics study

midurethral sling

vaginal prolapse repair

robotic surgery

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  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Kidney Stone Removal
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • 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 Reconstructive Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)

    Completed in 2012

    Urology Residency: University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Rice U

    Graduated in 2001

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

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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 Urology
  • Board certified in Urology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Chu's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Chu

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Chu says...

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

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Dr. Chu's Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Chu says...

Dr. Chu specializes in urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and robotic surgery. She has great success from midurethral slings, transvaginal or robotic vaginal prolapse repairs, and robotic prostatetomy, robotic partial nephrectomy, and robotic sacrocolpopexy. For her patients with urinary incontinence, she performs urodynamics herself along with her nurse, allowing her to fully understand the abnormality and comes up with the best treatment plan. 

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Dr. Chu says...

urodynamics study

midurethral sling

vaginal prolapse repair

robotic surgery