Dr. William Weiming Chu MD Cardiologist

Dr. William Chu is a cardiologist in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center and MountainView Hospital. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 60 doctors at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center and one of 60 at MountainView Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Interventional

Education & Medical Training

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000

Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2005 - 2006

University of Wisconsin
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2000 - 2004

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of clinical outcomes of overlapping sirolimus- versus paclitaxel-eluting stents in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
Chu, W.W., Kuchulakanti, P.K., Torguson, R., Wang, B., Clavijo, L.C., Suddath, W.O., Pichard, A.D., Satler, L.F., Kent, K.M., Waksman, R.

Sirolimus-eluting stents and calcified coronary lesions: clinical outcomes of patients treated with and without rotational atherectomy.
Clavijo, L.C., Steinberg, D.H., Torguson, R., Kuchulakanti, P.K., Chu, W.W., Fournadjiev, J., Satler, L.F., Kent, K.M., Suddath, W.O., Waksman, R., Pichard, A.D.

Intravascular brachytherapy versus drug-eluting stents for the treatment of patients with drug-eluting stent restenosis.
Torguson, R., Sabate, M., Deible, R., Smith, K., Chu, W.W., Kent, K.M., Pichard, A.D., Suddath, W.O., Satler, L.F., Waksman, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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