Eugenia Chu, MD| Otolaryngology | MedStar Health

Eugenia Chu, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (445 reviews)

Specialties: Otolaryngology

Languages: English

(202) 444-0555

About me

Gina Chu, MD, is a facial plastic surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and an assistant professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Chu is double board certified in facial plastic surgery by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Chu's clinical interests focus on facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Her special interests include: functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty, skin cancer reconstructions and facial rejuvenation procedures including both surgical and minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Chu's main areas of clinical expertise include:
• Functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty
• Facial rejuvenation procedures
• Skin cancer reconstruction
• Scar revision

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ear Mass
  • Head And Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarseness
  • Nasal Mass
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinusitis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Voice Problems
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adenoid Hypertrophy
  • Adenoiditis
  • Alaryngeal Communication
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis
  • Anterior Nasal Drip
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak From Ear
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak From Nose
  • Cervical Spine Mass
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Chronic Sinus Infection
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cochlear Nerve Damage
  • Crackling Sound In Ears
  • Deviated Septum
  • Difficulty Speaking
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Disorder Of Earlobe
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia
  • Ear Canal Lesions
  • Ear Cyst
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Fullness
  • Ear Mass
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Empty Nose Syndrome
  • Epistaxis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)
  • Excessive Drooling
  • Excessive Salivation
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Nerve Disease
  • Facial Nerve Injury
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Nerve Schwannoma
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Paresis
  • Fissured Tongue
  • Foreign Body (EAR)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Goiter
  • Hairy Tongue
  • Head And Neck Cancer
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss (ASYMMETRICAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CENTRAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CONDUCTIVE)
  • Hearing Loss (MIXED)
  • Hearing Loss (NEURAL)
  • Hoarseness
  • Hyperacusis
  • Hypoglossal Nerve Disease
  • Hypoglossal Nerve Injury
  • Inner Ear Trauma
  • Inverted Papilloma Of The Sinus
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaw Pain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Dysphagia
  • Laryngeal Dystonia
  • Laryngeal Polyps
  • Laryngitis
  • Lip Droop
  • Ludwig Angina
  • Lump In Throat
  • Mastoiditis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Missing Eardrum
  • Mouth Abscess
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Mouth Infection
  • Mouth Pain
  • Muffled Hearing
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Crusting
  • Nasal Drainage
  • Nasal Mass
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal Trauma
  • Neck Abscess
  • Neoplasm Of Ear
  • Neurologic Disorders Of The Larynx
  • Nose Fracture
  • Odynophagia
  • Olfactory Nerve Disease
  • Oral Inflammation
  • Oral Lesions
  • Osteoma
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Ototoxicity
  • Perforated Ear Drum
  • Perichondritis
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Polyp Of Cheek
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinorrhea
  • Ruptured Eardrum
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Septal Perforation
  • Sialadenitis
  • Sialolithiasis
  • Sino Nasal Carcinoma
  • Sino Nasal Disorders
  • Sinonasal Papilloma
  • Sinus Mass
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep-Related Hypoventilation
  • Smell Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Stomatitis
  • Stylohyoid Syndrome
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Submandibular Nodule
  • Submandibular Swelling
  • Sudden Deafness
  • Suppurative Tonsillitis
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Swollen Parotid
  • Swollen Throat
  • Swooshing Sound In Ears
  • Temporal Bone Fracture
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
  • Throat Abscess
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Mass
  • Thyroglossal Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Mass
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tonsillar Abscess
  • Tonsillar Hypertrophy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tonsilloliths
  • Tympanic Membrane Perforation (TMP)
  • Velopharyngeal Deficiencies
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuronitis
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction
  • Vocal Cord Issues
  • Vocal Cord Lesions
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Strain
  • Voice Problems
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Procedures I perform

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Facial Paralysis Reconstruction
  • Frenectomy
  • Head And Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Middle Ear Exploration
  • Myringoplasty
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasoseptal Reconstruction
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Endoscopy
  • Sphenoidotomy
  • Stapedectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy Management
  • Tympanometry
  • Tympanoplasty/Mastoidectomy
  • Uvuloplasty
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
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Practice locations

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6862 Elm Street
Suite 800B
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0560

Fax 877-376-2418

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Fax 877-376-2418

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Building 1
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8186

Fax 877-826-5501

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Fax 877-826-5501

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • United Student Resources
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Tricare Prime
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology

Board Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Fellowship Program: University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital (2015)

Internship/Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2014)

Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine (2009)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Dec 22, 2023

    Outstanding doctor and person. Perfect in every regard. Intelligent and human.

  • Dec 11, 2023

    Excellent again, no complaints.

  • Dec 11, 2023

    I had a very positive experience and will be making this doctor my ent.