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Gastroenterologist in Oakbrook Terrace, IL

INTERNAL MEDICINE & GASTROENTEROLOGY
Conservative solution, compassionate care

DAVID C. CHUA, MD

Dr. David C. Chua is a competent and detail-oriented Gastroenterologist serving the Chicago metropolitan area six days a week, with availability Saturdays, & available evening hours.  Dr. Chua is the Director of South Loop Endoscopy and Wellness Center.   He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  A pioneer in Advanced Endoscopy, Dr. Chua was the first in Chicago to utilize a metallic enteral stent for malignant obstruction and the second into place a metallic stent within the esophagus.  With over 20 years of experience, it is his mission to provide his patients with quality and cost-effective health care. Dr. Chua also has a special interest in preventative health and quality improvement.

Areas of Focus:
Advanced Endoscopy (ERCP)
Colon Cancer Screening
Disorders of the Biliary Tree and Pancreas
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hepatitis and Liver Cirrhosis
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Irritable Bowel Disease
Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Weight Loss and Digestive Disease Wellness

Education:
Undergraduate- UST College of Pharmacy and Medical Technology; Clark Air Force Base Hospital of the 
                               US Pacific Air Force; Manila, Philippines
Medical School- UST College of Medicine and Surgery; Manila, Philippines
Residency- Wayne State University- Detroit Medical Center and Henry Ford Hospital; Detroit, Michigan
GI Fellowship- Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center; Chicago, IL
Hepatology Fellowship- University of Chicago; Chicago, IL
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Tagalog/Filipino

 

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Fellowship: Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Member of the American College of  Gastroenterology
Chief, Department of Gastroenterology, St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center
Medical Director, Summit Center of Clinical Research
Medical Director, Summit Surgicare

Hospital Affiliations

  1. South Loop Endoscopy and Wellness Center (JCAHO Certified; CON Licensed; State Licensed)  – 2340 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616 
     
  2. Summit Surgicare, Inc. (Office Based Surgery; JCAHO Certified) - 1 S. 280 Summit Ave., Ct. A-1, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181;
     
  3. McNeal Hospital - 3249 S. Oak Park Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402
     
  4. Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center – 2233 W. Division St., Chicago, IL 60622
     
  5. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center – 836 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL 60657

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Certificates

Wallstent Biliary Endoprosthesis
Implant Certification
Received 1994

 

 

 

 

Diplomate
American Board of Gastroenterology
Received Nov. 07, 1989

 

 

 

 

 

Diplomate
American Board of Internal Medicine
Received Sep.16,1987

 

 

 

 

Awards

2008
Consumers' Research Council of America
America's Top Gastroenterologists
Gastroenterology & Hepatology

 

 

 

 

 

2008
Guide to America's
Top Gastroenterologists

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005~2006
NATIONAL REGISTER'S WHO'S WHO
in Executives and Professionals

 

 

 

 

 

2004~2005
America's Top Physicians
Gastroenterologist, Liver Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

2003
America's Top Physicians
Gastroenterologist, Liver Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

2004~2005
America's Top Physicians
Gastroenterologist, Liver Specialist

 

 

 

2003
America's Top Physicians
Gastroenterologist, Liver Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

2004~2005
AMERICA'S TOP PHYSICIANS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002~2003
Strathmore's WHO'S WHO

 

 

Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center
Certificate of Appreciation
Family Practice Residents
June 30,2003

 

 

Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center
Certificate of Appreciation
Family Practice Residents
June 30,2001

 

 

2001 Top Doctors
Chicago Metro Area
Castle Connelly Guide

detail

 

 

 

 

 

Jan. 2001
American Medical Association
Congratulation Letter

detail

 

 

 

 

Illinois State Medical Society
Physicians Caring
1997

 

 

 

American Academy of Family Physicians
Active Teacher in Family Practice
1995