Dr. Lei Chu, MD

Dr. Lei Chu, MD

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Dr. Lei Chu, MD is an urology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Baylor University in 2006 and specializes in urology, female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read her story

12121 Richmond Ave Ste 407

Houston, TX 77082

Contact Information

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

See how frequently Dr. Chu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Chu's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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.  "

3  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

47  Conditions Treated

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32  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 and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • 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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have 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)

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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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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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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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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