Dr. Luis Lu, MD

Dr. Luis Lu, MD

Ophthalmic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Luis Lu, MD is an ophthalmic surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmic surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

2490 W Ray Rd Ste 4

Chandler, AZ 85224

Contact Information

(480) 857-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 69% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
more than 68% of peers
more than 61% of peers

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Dr. Lu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lu "Dr. Lu is a top ophthalmologist with over 30 years of experience. He has written three textbooks and numerous articles and chapters for continuing medical education in eye surgery, and he regularly teaches both colleagues and medical students in the field. At Eye Consultants of Arizona, Dr. Lu routinely performs cataract extraction, intraocular lens implantation, and intraocular injections, and he is best known for procedures such as cataract surgery, eyelid surgery, and glaucoma surgery. His colleagues in ophthalmology frequently refer patients to his practice for his expertise and warm demeanor. At his practice, he combines the personal and gentle touch of a family practice with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. He enjoys his work so much that he refers to it as his hobby, and he treats his patients as he would his own family. The practice will soon be joined by his son, a doctor in training."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lu "The gift of sight is a precious one. We appreciate the trust you have placed in us and we will make every attempt to honor that trust by providing the care you deserve."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.


  • National University Of Trujillo / Academic Program Of Human Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Lutheran Hospital Of Maryland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Hhc Div Columbia University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • New York Fellowship Society
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Armed Forces Inst Of Pathology
    Other Education | Completed 1979
  • Harvard Medical School
    Other Education | Completed 2001
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Medical Association Recognition Award, 2000
  • J.I. Barraquer Award / KMSG Teaching Award, 2012
  • Peruvian Society of Ophthalmology Teaching Award, 2008
  • Peruvian College of Medicine. Distinguish Award, 2010
  • Colombian Society of Ophthalmology : Corresponding Member, 2004
  • Mexican Society of Cataract an Refractive Surgery. Distinguish Professor Award, 2002
  • Argentinean Society of Ophthalmology Teaching Award, 2007
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Teaching Award, 2005
Media & Publications
  • Texto de facoemulsificacion: de lo basico a lo Avanzado, 1996
  • Pearls in Ophthalmology Vol I Cataract and Anterior Segment, 2009
  • Phacoemulsification In Difficult and Challenging Cases, 1999
  • LASIK. A Book For My Patients, 2002
  • Cataract Surgery. 26 books chapters,
  • Written almost 500 clinical presentations for the CJO,
  • News,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lu to family and friends
47 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

The best doctor ever and his stuff is wonderful
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I highly recommend Dr. Lu! He is a very caring and concerned doctor. Listens to your issues, discusses them and together you decide what treatment is best. I had been suffering with an issue in my eyes for three years, seeing several other ophthalmologists and optometrists, of which, no one...more
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Total excellence! Could not be happier with Dr. Lu's superb knowledge and skills, as well as his kind and genuine caring attitude. His office staff is welcoming and proficient. The Warner Park Surgery center also provides a comfortable environment and professional services.
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I'm 61 and worn glasses since I was 10. My parents were diligent about us kids getting annual eye exams, as an adult I continued the practice that's a LOT of exams. Macular degeneration runs in my family and now I'm type 2 diabetic so I'm very judgmental of the person examining me. Dr. Lu gave me...more
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Dr. Lu was extremely thorough, caring and polite. I was seeing him to get a 2nd opinion on issues with double vision I was suddenly having. I had seen another Opthomologist who insisted I needed surgery. Dr. Lu spent 1 1/2 hours testing my eyes to determine issue and provided me with detailed...more
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