Dr. Uyen B Chu MD Surgeon

Dr. Uyen Chu is a surgeon in Lafayette, Louisiana. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Acadian Medical Center and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Chu accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Acadian Medical Center and one of 15 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center who specialize in Surgery. She also speaks multiple languages, including Vietnamese.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Nutrition, Nutritional support of the malnourished patient through the use of TPN & enteral nutrition. I do not deal with obese patients wishing to lose weight.

Hospital Affiliation

Acadian Medical Center

Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida
Residency, 2000

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1993

U Kentucky Med Ctr
Fellowship, 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Determinants of competency judgments by experienced laparoscopic surgeons.
Adrales, G. L., Donnelly, M. B., Chu, U. B., Witzke, D. B., Hoskins, J. D., Mastrangelo, M. J., Gandsas, A., Park, A. E.

Development of a valid, cost-effective laparoscopic training program.
Adrales, G. L., Chu, U. B., Hoskins, J. D., Witzke, D. B., Park, A. E.

A valid method of laparoscopic simulation training and competence assessment.
Adrales, G.L., Park, A.E., Chu, U.B., Witzke, D.B., Donnelly, M.B., Hoskins, J.D., Mastrangelo, M.J., Gandsas, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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