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Catherine J. Chu, MD

  • Director, Neonatal and Pediatric Continuous EEG Monitoring

617-726-6540

Accepting New Patients

Overview

Departments

Neurology

Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric epilepsy
  • Neurophysiology
  • EEG
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Epileptic encephalopathies
  • Neurocognitive aspects of epilepsy
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Pediatric and Adult
Provider Gender
Female

Biography

Dr. Chu is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and a board-certified child neurologist and neurophysiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She divides her time between clinical efforts and research endeavors. Clinically, she cares for children with pediatric epilepsy and interprets pediatric and adult EEGs for diagnosis and management. Dr. Chu manages the inpatient Pediatric EEG service at MGH and the high density EEG program in the MGH epilepsy monitoring unit.  Following her clinical training, Dr. Chu participated in an advanced clinical investigator training program during which she developed skills in data analysis and advanced signal processing as well as clinical trial design and statistics. She is passionate about caring for children with epilepsy and better understanding this disease, with an emphasis on optimizing non-invasive information used for epilepsy surgical planning, understanding the impacts of epilepsy and abnormal physiology on brain development, and identifying reliable signals to guide clinicians in treatment decisions to improve developmental and epilepsy outcomes.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

View my most recent research

Contact

175 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-6540
Fax: 617-726-0230

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