Dr. Neelima Chu, MD

Dr. Neelima Chu, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Neelima Chu, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

5525 Grossmont Center Dr

La Mesa, CA 91942

Contact Information

(619) 644-6815

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Hypothyroidism more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
high
high

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Dr. Chu treats Thyroid Disease more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 74% of her peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 74% of her peers

Dr. Chu's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Gynecomastia
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Retina Diseases
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Neelima Chu, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 2001
    University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 1999
    Kaiser Oakland
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    Kaiser Oakland
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1996

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Dr. Chu's Reviews

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4.7

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1 Star
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It took me 5 months to see the doctor never read my paperwork turned it in at the front office. The doctor wanted me to submit my numbers on meter each week. Really a challenge sending paperwork that was never looked at for at least four or five days, been very ill with diabetes. When I call the...Read More
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Dr. Chu is uncomparably the best doctor that I have ever met. She has genuine care for her patients and actually knows what she is talking about. I would strongly recommend her for everyone who is has type 1 Diabetes. Dr. Chu is truly the best.
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I typically go to a naturopathic DR for my hypothyroid but had my levels checked with my primary care DR. She referred me to Dr. Chu to go over my results. I honestly thought I would have been given a prescription and out of the office in 10min. That was not the case! Dr. Chu spent 45min with me...Read More
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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Sharp Health Plan
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