Dr. Richard Chu, DO

Dr. Richard Chu, DO

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(2)
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Dr. Richard Chu, DO is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Fort Worth, TX. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Read his story

4631 S Hulen St

Fort Worth, TX 76132

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 5 More

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Optic Neuritis
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more than 81% of peers
Stye
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more than 77% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
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more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Chu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Dr. Richard Chu is a widely recognized cornea, cataract, and vision specialist. A Fort Worth native, Dr. Chu earned his Bachelor of Science at Emory University. After graduation from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, he attended Michigan State University for his residency in ophthalmology where he was awarded the distinguished Patrick Murray Award and served as the national chair of ophthalmology residents and fellows. Dr. Chu completed an extra year of fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the Pepose Vision Institute in St.Louis, MO; training extensively in refractive laser surgery. Dr. Chu utilizes the latest techniques in cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and LASIK surgery to provide you the best vision possible. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Chu Eye Institute is a leading advanced vision correction facility in the Fort Worth area for over 25 years. Our practice is built on innovation, leadership and passion for perfection in all of the eye surgery procedures we perform. We combine the industry's most sophisticated technology with our renowned surgical expertise to deliver an unmatched level of care and perfection to help you see more clearly and put your life in focus.

Chu Eye Institute is one of the rare practices in Fort Worth to feature an advanced fellowship trained corneal specialist and surgeon.

At Chu Eye Institute, your LASIK vision correction surgery is performed by an advanced corneal surgeon. Dr. Richard Chu, DO performs IntraLASIK - the breakthrough all-laser LASIK procedure. This is one of the safest alternatives to glasses and contact lenses available.

Dr. Chu, specializes in premium cataract surgery utilizing Crystalens, ReSTOR, & Technis Multifocal Presbyopic Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) to correct both distance and near vision for patients undergoing cataract and lens procedures.

If you're thinking about any advanced vision correction procedure, consult with Chu Eye Institute to better understand the latest research, technology and results that can lead to a more fulfilling life."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Millcreek Community Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Michigan State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Pepose Vision Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chu accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Pekin Insurance
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Chu has admitting privileges

Medical City Fort Worth
900 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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