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Grant Chu MD, MSAOM, FACP

Physician › Assistant Clinical Professor

Grant Chu, MD, MSAOM is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He received his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Doctor of Medicine from Brown University and Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from South Baylo University. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA Medical Center and fellowship in General Internal Medicine at UCLA through the Center for East-West Medicine. Dr. Chu is board-certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dr. Chu has practiced hospital medicine in Australia and was in private practice at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach prior to rejoining UCLA. He has held academic titles at the University of California, Irvine and the University of Queensland and has taught medical students and residents in both the US and Australia. Dr. Chu's professional interests include medical education, quality improvement, herbal medicine, and clinical research.

 

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine
  • Integrative East-West Medicine

Education

  • Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, South Baylo University, 2014-2016
  • Fellowship, General Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2009-2010
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2007-2009
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2006-2007
  • Doctor of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2002-2006
  • Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience, Brown University, 1998-2002

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety
  • Cancer-related fatigue
  • Chemotherapy-related side effects
  • Depression
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache disorders, including migraines
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Post-viral syndrome
  • Stress-related disorders

Selected Bibliography

  • Chu G, Tom A, Feller E. Mental status changes as the presenting feature in Clostridium difficile-induced toxic megacolon. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005;100 Suppl 9:S203.
  • Schuur J, Chu G, Sucov A. Is oral contrast needed to reliably diagnose acute appendicitis? Acad Emerg Med. 2006;13:S82.
  • Chu G, Sullivan MN, Lazarus ME. Late presentation of Plasmodium ovale malaria. Proceedings of UCLA HealthCare. 2007;Vol 11.
  • McGowan CE, Saha S, Chu G, Resnick M, Moss S. Intestinal ischemia due to sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate) in sorbitol: Not just in the very ill. Gastroenterology. 2008;134 Suppl 1:A-216.
  • McGowan CE, Saha S, Chu G, Resnick M, Moss S. Intestinal necrosis due to sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate) in sorbitol. South Med J. 2009;102: 493-7.
  • Schuur J, Chu G, Sucov A. Effect of oral contrast for abdominal computed tomography on emergency department length of stay. Emerg Radiol. 2010;17:267-73.
  • Chu G, Mediwake H, Carr L, Richmond J. Effect of hospital protocol on the timely management of patients on chemotherapy presenting to the emergency department with febrile neutropenia. Internal Medicine Journal. 2013;43 Suppl 3:39.
  • Wei F, Chu G. Isolated fever as a rare presentation of bevacizumab-induced colonic perforation. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108 Suppl 1:S397-8.
  • Wong T, Stone S, Chu G. Atypical presentation of intra-abdominal solitary fibrous tumor with lower extremity edema. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016;111 Suppl: S1010.
  • Chu G. Acupuncture for migraine prophylaxis. Proceedings of UCLA HealthCare. 2018;Vol 22.
  • Chu G. A case of herbal medicine as alternative therapy for menopausal hot flashes. Proceedings of UCLA HealthCare. 2019;Vol 23.
  • Chu A, Chu G. Acupuncture for refractory dysmenorrhea. Proceedings of UCLA HealthCare. 2020;Vol 24.
  • Chu G, Chu A. Combination Electroacupuncture and Massage as Alternative Therapy for Peripheral Neuropathy. Proceedings of UCLA HealthCare. 2020;Vol 24.


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