Dr. Ying Gu, MD

Dr. Ying Gu, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Ying Gu, MD is a family medicine specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Xian Medical School in 1982 and specializes in family medicine and geriatric medicine.

6609 W Sam Houston Pkwy S Ste 98

Houston, TX 77072

Contact Information

(832) 433-7159

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Gu's Experience

Dr. Gu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gu "As a Family Medicine physician I care all age and gender patients, but except for common disease I am very interested in Gynecology, Geriatric, Pediatric and urgent care including Lac repair, abscess I&D, ingrown nail removed, corneal foreign body removed. I always believe that communication between a physician and a patient is very important in successful patient care, so I take time to talk with my patients."

2  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

121  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Draw
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Breast Exam
  • Breastfeeding Counseling
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Depo-Provera® Birth Control Shot
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Earwax Removal
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • IV Rehydration
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Injection
  • Laceration Repair
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
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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.


  • Xian Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Loyola University/Cook County
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Loyola University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gu to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Gu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Unprofessional receptionist and customer service, on my wife first visit because of flu(maybe). After we find out they charge the full amount $60, which is a error because we only have $35 co-pay, They refused to double check on our insurance policy coverage, even I have 3 way talking the the...more
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She is not patient, she only cares about money, not the patients.
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Dr. Gu's office is very chaotic and unprofessional. She is unprofessional and unfriendly to her patients. My visit at her office was to get a prescription refilled. She failed to send the pharmacy a week after my visit. When I called in to find out what was going on, she said she didn't have...more
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We have been patients of Dr. Gu for over a year now. We met her at University Place Therapy Hospital. We are very happy with Dr. Gu and her treatment of our problems and we respect her experience. She is a good friend and a very nice person. She will listen to our problems and she will give us good...more
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