Dr. Milton Chu, MD

Dr. Milton Chu, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Milton Chu, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Camarillo, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

5800 Santa Rosa Rd Ste 111

Camarillo, CA 93012

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Chu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Dr. Chu grew up in Pacific Palisades, California and attended Palisades High School. After completing his bachelors degree studies at Stanford University, he began medical school at Georgetown University and completed his clinical training at UCLA. He did an internship at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and then performed his residency at the Cullen Eye institute in Houston, Texas. Dr. Chu has conducted research in Corneal Transplantation, advanced Cataract surgical techniques and Eye muscle and Strabismus surgery. Dr. Chu has published scientific articles in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Journal of Pediatric and Strabismus Surgery. Dr. Chu has several inventions related to intraocular lenses and holds several patents in the US and abroad. in 2017 Dr. Chu recieved FDA approval for one of his patented intraocular lens inventions."


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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cullen Eye Institute At Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chu'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 (3)

Dr. Chu is a forward-thinking, cutting edge eye doctor with a great rapport with his patients. Like many of his patients, I travel a long way to see Dr. Chu and its well worth it!
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Dr. Chu performed a very successful radial keratotomy procedure on my near-sighted eyes over 20 yrs ago, both of which function superbly today. He is always totally abreast of developments in his field (I have friends that teach in his area at local medial schools) and gives excellent referrals...more
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Very knowledgeable and up to date with the latest technology. Dr. Chu is a highly skilled eye surgeon.
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