Dr. Michael Chu, DO

Dr. Michael Chu, DO

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Michael Chu, DO is a vascular surgery specialist in West Islip, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific in 2003 and specializes in vascular surgery.

754 Montauk Hwy

West Islip, NY 11795

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Venous Insufficiency more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Thrombosis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Chu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

To ensure that patients feel cared for in all areas of our service from the moment they call for an appointment with a doctor

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • General Vascular Surgery

Education

2011
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency Hospital
2004
Mayo Clinic Found
Internship Hospital
2003
Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
Medical School
1998
U Ca San Diego
Undergraduate School
2011
2009
2004
2003
1998

Languages

  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • English

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I am so grateful to Dr. Chur for taking care of me in the emergency room. His expertise gave me such reassurance and comfort during my procedure. His office staff is also very helpful and caring. I never thought I could be so pleased with my results.
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Nice office staff and very comfortable with Dr. Chu. He answered all questions and made me feel at ease. I was early for appointment and he was still in surgery so I had to wait but the staff offered me coffee and kept apologizing for the wait. I would recommend going to him. Pleasant visit.
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At the start,information and every answer provided, comfort during my journey, they were always on the other side of the phone,every detail covered and checked. Dr Chu came highly recomended by 4 of my md's. I am glad I placed myself in their care. Their expert care during my journey has helped...Read More
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I recently wound up in the ER with my leg which had been split wide open. Dr. Chu diid a flawless job stitching me back together. The scars are hardly visible. My experience that evening in the ER and in follow-up with Dr. Chu and his staff the following week was extremely pleasant. These are...Read More
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If your reading this review you must be looking for a surgeon, STOP READING and make an appointment, it will be the best choice you ever made. I am now 6 month post up and could not be more pleased. I no longer have any pain in my legs.There are no words to express my appreciation, but she will...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO