Dr. Theodore Chu, MD

Allergy & Immunology •  Male • Age 81
  
Dr. Chu

South Bay Allergy & Asthma Grp

2500 Hospital Dr Ste 11b Mountain View, CA 94040

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(650) 966-8201

Dr. Theodore Chu, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Mountain View, CA and has over 57 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chu has more experience with Environmental Allergies and Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine medical school in 1963. He is affiliated with medical facilities O'Connor Hospital and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chu to book an appointment.


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Dr. Chu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
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Advantage-CA PPO
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Background Check

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Practice Areas

Environmental Allergies

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Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pollen Allergy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Pollen Allergy more than 99% of their peers

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

Animal Allergies
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Animal Allergies more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 99% of their peers

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

Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Sinusitis more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chu treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Chu treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

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Dr. Chu's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

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Biography

Dr. Theodore Chu, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Mountain View, CA and has over 57 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chu has more experience with Environmental Allergies and Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists...Read more

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1971
Scripps Clin & Rsch Fdn
Fellowship Hospital
1970
St Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center at Roosevelt Division
Residency Hospital
1969
Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1968
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1964
EJ Meyer Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
1963
Yale University School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

South Bay Allergy & Asthma Grp

South Bay Allergy and Asthma Group2500 Hospital Dr Ste 11b Mountain View, CA 94040
1
South Bay Allergy & Asthma Grp130 Bellerose Dr San Jose, CA 95128
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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O'Connor Hospital

San Jose, CA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Stanford, CA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)