Dr. Ray Chu, MD

Dr. Ray Chu, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Ray Chu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

127 S San Vicente Blvd Ste A6600

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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

Treatment Frequency
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Chu performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Chu performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Chu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Awake Brain Surgery
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intraoperative MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

As a neurosurgeon, our responsibility is not only to help patients decide what can be done. It is equally important to help them decide whether or not our non-operative measures have truly been explored. For a brain tumor, opportunities to carefully ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Internship Hospital
2004
University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Residency Hospital
1998
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
Stanford University
Undergraduate School
2004
1998
1994

Awards

Dr. Chu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chu

4.1

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
23.076923076923077%
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From the beginning of my medical journey to the present day, he has been an excellent doctor. He takes his time to answer patient's questions, he is very honest and thorough with providing information. He is patient, especially when dealing with anxious patients and anxious family members or...Read More
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No one wants to NEED a neurologist. You are walking into this office already scared about the millions of frightening possibilities. The atmosphere at this office from start to finish was calm, kind, and oozing empathy. Dr. Chu and his nurse were great at explaining things without being...Read More
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Dr. Chu can't be trusted. He blatantly went against family wishes on our first visit. He pulled me & my sister aside and advised us my father had brain cancer and had 90 days to live. We advised him when we went back into the room with my parents to NOT SAY IT WAS CANCER yet. We needed time to...Read More
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Dr. Chu is the best surgeon ever! He is top-notch in his field and he has excellent hope-based patient-centered care. Wouldn't see anyone but him.
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He is the best. I would only trust my brain to him. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy surgery went off without a hitch!
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare