Dr. Luis Chug, MD

Dr. Luis Chug, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases  ·  
Male  ·  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Luis Chug, MD is a cardiovascular & pulmonary disease specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases, pulmonary disease, and more.Read his story

Greater Heights & Memorial Pulmonary & Sleep

1631 North Loop W Ste 600

Houston, TX 77008
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Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Memorial Hermann Physician Network
  • MHealth Insured
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Chug

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Top Care Areas

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

Respiratory Management
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
more than 84% of peers
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Chug'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. Chug's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chug "Dr. Luis E. Chug received his medical degree from Universidad de San Martin de Porres in Lima, Peru, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York. He completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at the University of Kansas Medical Center School of Medicine in Kansas City, followed by a fellowship in sleep medicine at McGovern Medical School at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, pulmonary, and sleep medicine, Dr. Chug has practiced medicine since 2005. His clinical interests include sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and sleep disorders. Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Chug provides individualized care to adult and geriatric patients using state-of- the-art medical therapy. He believes that the key to developing a quality relationship between patient and doctor is listening."
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3  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

4  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

38  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

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.


  • Universidad San Martin De Porres
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chug has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chug's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chug to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chug's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

First of all he is internal medicine, pulmonary. sleep specialist etc all very well accredited, he is very personable and humble and definitely compassionate. Able to listen and genuinely cares to give you your best options in view of insurance rules. He makes the effort to make sure you are...more
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