Alvina Chu, MD

Rheumatologist

Bio:   Alvina Chu, MD, is an adjunct clinical faculty member within the Division of Immunology and Rheumatology. She has practiced rheumatology for more than 10 years, specializing in treatment of a wide range of chronic inflammatory conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis, and gout.

She holds a longstanding scientific interest in immunology, especially the role of B-cell signaling mechanisms in lupus and other autoimmune diseases.

In addition to taking care of patients in clinic and in the hospital, Dr. Chu enjoys teaching and mentoring fellows, residents, and medical students.
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41 Patient Ratings
2 Patient Comments

Immunology and Rheumatology Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room W2081
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University - Immunology/Rheumatology (2007) CA
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals (2005) IL
  • Medical Education: State University of New York - Buffalo (2002) NY
  • Board Certification: Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)
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Friendliness

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Recommended to others

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Explanations

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Listens

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Alvina Chu is an excellent doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Love Dr. Chu, but, since she only works Mondays, not convenient for most people.

5.0 out of 5
41 Patient Ratings
2 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Alvina Chu is an excellent doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Love Dr. Chu, but, since she only works Mondays, not convenient for most people.