Dr. Tung Shu, MD

Dr. Tung Shu, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Tung Shu, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

6400 Fannin St Ste 2300

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 366-7800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Kidney Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hydronephrosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureterocele, Congenital
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroplasty With Repair of Bladder Neck With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

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

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Univ of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Univ of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Methodist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shu to family and friends
4.4
based on 19 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Shu'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 (6)

Outstanding physician. I transferred to Dr Shu after my surgeon / urologist took a sabitical. Dr Shu spent over an hour with me going into detail my Path report and exactly what my surgery entailed. My previous Dr. is a brilliant surgeon but pre surgery and post I never had more than 15 minutes...more
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in Hempstead TX |
I went to the Urology Depatment of Memorial Hermann as part of screening as candidate for kidney transplant .... there was NOTHING wrong with me. Within 24 hours leaving his office ... I developed flu like symtoms ... and burning during urination. I spent the next 4 days in bed. My primary care...more
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in Houston, TX |
Hands down the best dr you will ever come across. I only wish he practiced other parts of the body. He is EXTREMELY thorough in his explanations, and gives you as much time as you need to get all of your questions answered. Not for one minute did I ever feel rushed. His staff is extremely kind,...more
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in Houston, TX |
When you call his office no one ever answers the phone. I have tried for 2 weeks to get someone to call me back to no avail. My doctor's office even called and couldn't talk to a live person. I went to his office personally and the lady at the front desk said neither him or his clinical...more
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Texas |
Dr.Shu explainantions are on spot and very concerned about his patients along with family follow up.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shu accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shu has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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