David Chu, MD, MBA

Physiatrist, Acupuncturist, Certified Headache Specialist

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Dr. David Chu at NY Spine & Rehab Center has received overwhelmingly positive reviews from patients. Many patients have struggled with chronic pain and dysfunction for years, seeing numerous providers without success until they found Dr. Chu. His acupuncture treatments have been particularly effecti...read moreve in managing hip, knee, and back pain. Patients appreciate Dr. Chu's excellent bedside manner and extensive knowledge in orthopedics. He takes the time to understand the whole picture before providing treatment, which is highly valued by patients. Dr. Chu's willingness to try all conservative measures, including acupuncture, demonstrates his flexibility and belief in finding the best solutions for chronic pain management. Patients have built a strong doctor-patient trust with Dr. Chu and have learned how to approach their weeks to minimize pain. Many patients credit Dr. Chu with changing their lives and giving them their quality of life back. The entire team at NY Spine & Rehab Center, including Dr. Chu, Dr. Dwyer, and Raine, has been praised for their professionalism, kindness, and expertise in providing effective treatments for various conditions. Patients highly recommend NY Spine & Rehab Center for anyone dealing with pain issues. ...read less

5.0
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      Meet the Doctor
      Specialties
      • Physiatrist
      • Acupuncturist
      • Certified Headache Specialist
      Practice Names
      Accepted Insurance
      Hospital Affiliations
      • Mount Sinai Hospital
      • Holy Name Hospital
      Languages Spoken
      • English
      Education and training

      MBA: Columbia Business School

      Internship: Frankford Torresdale Hospital - Transitional Year

      Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center (PM&R)

      Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

      Undergraduate: Pennsylvania State University

      Board Certifications

      American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

      Certified Headache Specialist

      NPI Number
      • 1568617223
      Gender
      • Male
      Reviews
      5.0
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      • Knowledge
        5
      • Approachable
        5
      • Bedside Manner
        5
      Staff
      • Professional
        5
      • Scheduling
        5
      • Response Time
        5
      Office
      • Cleanliness
        5
      • Wait Times
        4.9
      • Atmosphere
        5
      Verified Patient Reviews
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        5.0
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        5.0

      I had a great experience with my physical therapist. They were very knowledgeable and professional, and they took the time to understand my specific needs and goals. They designed a customized treatme...read morent plan for me and provided hands-on therapy as well as exercises for me to do at home. I felt like I was making progress every session and after a few weeks, I was able to move and feel better than I had in a long time. I would highly recommend this physical therapist to anyone in need of physical therapy. ...read less

      - Carlos B., more than a year ago
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        5.0

      Dr. Chu's office staff are wonderful. I received a call the morning of my appointment to make sure my insurance would actually cover the visit before confirming the appointment. The staff was ver...read morey friendly and helpful during check in and check out and managing questions I had about obtaining an MRI. Dr. Chu was patient and thorough and responsive to all of my questions and reviewed various options with me. I felt confident at the end of the visit and appreciated his collaborative approach in making decisions about next steps in my work up and care. ...read less

      - April S., more than a year ago
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        5.0

      The staff at NY Spine are very kind and efficient. They updated their checkin process, so everything happens very fast. \nDr. Chu is also just as lovely. He takes his time, and provides great care. I ...read morecame in with some shoulder pain, and after 30 minutes, I feel like a new person. \nI’ve recommended Dr. Chu to many of my friends, and I won’t hesitate to continue doing so. \n\nLooking forward to my next visit! ...read less

      - Jennifer D., more than a year ago
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        5.0

      Never a wait to be seen by the friendly staff at NY Spine. They are a great and caring practice of various back pain professionals (chiropractor, physical medicine/rehabilitation doctor, and physical ...read moretherapist are all onsite and work really closely) which I could not recommend more if you are having back pain. Dr. Chu is very caring and attentive and makes sure your treatment plan works for you, offering different options based on your comfort. ...read less

      - Anonymous, more than a year ago
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        5.0

      Most pain doctors will try and dumb down your pain however, Mr Chu does not. He gave me the medication I asked for while the pain Injections start to take affect. I broke my spine when I was 11 I am 3...read more2. So pain has always been an on going thing. Summers are great and winters are super stuff. He’s definitely understanding about my situation . ...read less

      - Aja T., more than a year ago
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        5.0

      Dr. Chu is extremely professional. He listens to your concerns and addresses each of them with a clear explanation. Also, his entire staff are welcoming and know how to do their jobs. If you want a st...read moreress free experience in a clean office and have your concerns and problems addressed, see Dr. Chu! ...read less

      - Hanna A., more than a year ago
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        3.0

      Would not return to the clinic. Highly commercial, and was not thorough.

      - Anonymous ., more than a year ago
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        4.7

      Dr. Chu was kind, patient, and thorough. Highly recommended!

      - Anonymous, more than a year ago
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        5.0

      Dr. Chu is extremely knowledgeable and professional. He truly cares about your progress and find the best treatment to speed up the recovery. I personally have herniated cervical discs with symptoms f...read moreelt on my left arm and if you have any spine issues, I recommend seeing Dr. Chu and his amazing staff. It will be the best desicion you make to treat your issue. ...read less

      - Julissa ., more than a year ago
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        5.0

      Dr. Chu asked a lot of questions. We are considering a new treatment. I would recommend him to anyone with complex headaches or migraines.

      - Despina D., 2m ago
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