Dr. Neelima Chu, MD

Dr. Neelima Chu, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thyroid Disease
high
more than 83% of peers
Hypothyroidism
high
more than 82% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Chu's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

39  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

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.

Education

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

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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chu'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

Patient Comments (3)

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...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...more
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