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Neelima Chu, MD, FACE

Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology
Endocrinology
Internal medicine
Medical Group
Sharp Rees-Stealy

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  1. Sharp Rees-Stealy La Mesa
    5525 Grossmont Center Drive
    Floor 4
    La Mesa, CA 91942-3009
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About Neelima Chu, MD, FACE

I practice as a team with Dr. Deborah Oh, and we work together to provide you excellent care. I feel that being a physician is one of the noblest professions. I am honored to have the opportunity to guide patients on their health care journey. I love the science involved but above all I enjoy the interactions I have daily with such wonderful people. It is truly a privilege to be in a position to help someone. I believe in empowering each patient with the knowledge of their medical condition to achieve the goal of good health. There is a tremendous amount of information available online, and I believe it is my responsibility to help individuals understand the difference between fact and fiction. I love to travel and spend time with my family when I am not working. I have lovely teenage twin daughters who keep me busy with all of their extracurricular activities. For relaxation, I enjoy reading, cooking and watching movies.
Age:
 52
In practice since:
 2001
Gender:
 Female
Languages: 
English, Telugu
Education
University of California, San Diego:
 Fellowship
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center:
 Residency
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center:
 Internship
University of Vermont:
 Medical School
Areas of focus
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NPI
1154407443
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Insurance plans accepted

Neelima Chu, MD, FACE, accepts 37 health insurance plans.

Ratings and reviews

4.9

228 ratings
Patient ratings
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
5.0
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
5.0
Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.9
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
5.0
Provider discussed treatment options
5.0
Patient reviews
Verified Patient
January 31, 2024

5.0

Dr. Chu is the very BEST. She is so warm and makes you feel so conmfortable. She is very knowledgeable and professional. A true gift to her patients!
Verified Patient
January 29, 2024

5.0

Dr. Neelima Chu is amazing & I would recommend her to anyone considering hormone replacement therapy.
Verified Patient
January 27, 2024

5.0

Dr. Chu is an amazing listener and adviser. As always, she spent a lot of time patiently with us. Even though I only see her once a year most years, she remembers many details about our family. She was immediately prepared to answer the questions that we had coming in, even referencing back to a Follow My Health message from last month. We can't say enough good things about her.
Verified Patient
January 20, 2024

5.0

I would HIGHLY recommend Dr Chu!!
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Special recognitions

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Over 50 recognitions
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