Allen Chu, MD, PhD

Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine

Accepting New Patients

Allen Chu, MD, PhD

About Me

Expertise & personal care that inspire confidence… and comfort.

When you know you’re in excellent hands, with people who really care, you can relax and focus on your recovery. Here at the Houston Neurology & Sleep Diagnostic Center, you have a team of professionals with the credentials and dedication you can feel great about. Our founder, Allen Chu, MD, PhD, sets the standard for all we do here.
Dr. Chu has five board certifications in neurology, neuromuscular medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine and sleep medicine. He also has advanced training as neuroscientist with in-depth knowledge of the nervous system and its role in your overall health. Dr. Chu and everyone on our team bring you the full benefit of our extensive expertise, always with the compassion and personal attention that you deserve.

Meet our founder, Allen Chu, MD, PhD
Board-Certified: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board-Certified: Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Board-Certified: Sleep Medicine, American Board of Sleep Medicine
Board Certified: Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board Certified: Sleep Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Fellowship: Neuromuscular Diseases and EMG, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital
Advance Elective Training: Sleep Medicine and Electrophysiology, Duke University Medical Center
Residency: Neurology, Duke University Medical Center;
Internal Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City
PhD: Neuroscience, University of Iowa
MD: Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Beech Street PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Temp PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice CHIP & CHIP Perinate
Community Health Choice Medicaid Star
Employers Health Network PPO
Fiesta Groceries-Emp Direct
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Govt Emp Hospital Assoc PPO
Guardian DentalGuard Preferred & Preferred Select
Guardian Life PPO
HMO Blue
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Mutual of Omaha PPO
PHCS PPO
PacifiCare PPO
PacificCare HMO
TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
Workers Compensation
Workers' Comp: Beech Street
Workers' Comp: Coventry / First Health
Workers' Comp: Liberty Mutual

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

CLINICAL FELLOW, PHYSICIAN
neuromuscular diseases and EMG | Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University | 1999
RESIDENCY, NEUROLOGY
Neurology, Sleep Medicine | Duke University Medical Center, Duke University | 1998
PHD IN NEUROSCIENCE
Neuroscience | University of Iowa | 1994
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Medicine | Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan | 1999
BOARD CERTIFICATION
Neurology | American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology | 1999
Sleep Medicine | American Board of Sleep Medicine | 2000
Neuromuscular Medicine | American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology | 2002
Sleep Medicine | American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology | 2002
EMG AND ELECTRODIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE
EMG and Electrodiagnostic Medicine | American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicne | 2000
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
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