Dr. Tung Chu, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
(4)
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Dr. Tung Chu, MD
Dr. Tung Chu, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Flushing, NY. She is 51 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Chu is affiliated with Jacobi Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens and Flushing Hospital Medical Center.

13441 Maple Ave Ste 1C

Flushing, NY 11355

Contact Information
Dr. Tung Chu, MD

Dr. Tung Chu, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heterophoria
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
79

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Mit
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chu to family and friends
2.0
based on 4 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Chu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in New York, NY |
The receptionist's customer service is extremely bad. I called to find out my laser procedure and keep telling me that it is a simple and don't need to worry. I said if the eyes are your will your be concern? Finally tell me a long medical name. I asked her to spell for me, she spelled it very quick. I asked her to slow, she asked my date of birth and name, once she pulled my record, the laser procedure is totally different. What a joke of those people. this happened on 12/5/2016 at 4:20PM
Great Neck, NY |
Doctor prescript wrong medication to my son , my son only 4 years old my son's eye does not feel comfortable so i took him to see this doctor, we waited 4 hours , then they told us we need to do a Pupil Dilation before doctor see him , so we did and doctor exam him after 4 hour she said he is fine just allergy and come back 6 month and don't need to do dilation anymore. they send the prescription to pharmacy , when i got my medication , i saw two medication , one is for allergy , the other one
East Elmhurst, NY |
I was the last patient of the day, and employees made sure to keep reminding me so . I waited more than an hour, and was with the doctor for less than 15 minutes (because she was in a rush to leave). Understandably, everyone wanted to go home, but eyes are extremely crucial and should be given undivided attention. The first time I visited, the prescription given was incorrect (I am -4.25, but was prescribed -5.50). The second time, the prescription was for near-sight, but I am far-sighted.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chu accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Chu has admitting privileges

Flushing Hospital Medical Center
45th Avenue and Parsons Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11355
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Jacobi Medical Center
1400 Pelham Pkwy S
Bronx, NY 10461
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NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens
56 45 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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