Dr. Luis Chug, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
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Dr. Luis Chug, MD
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.

1631 North Loop W Ste 600

Houston, TX 77008

Contact Information

(713) 863-0902

Dr. Luis Chug, MD

Dr. Luis Chug, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Dr. Chug's Experience

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Dr. Chug's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • 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.

Education

  • 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
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Chug'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chug accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • 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
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Hospitals where Dr. Chug has admitting privileges

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center
10655 Steepletop Dr
Houston, TX 77065
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Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital
1635 North Loop W
Houston, TX 77008
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