Alan S. Chu, MD, MPH

Alan S. Chu, MD, MPH

  • Acupuncture|
  • Internal Medicine|
  • Integrative Medicine
Average rating: 4.9
| 139 ratings
Center for East-West Medicine | 2336 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 301, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Alan Chu, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine (CEWM). He is also a clinical instructor in the UCLA Department of Medicine. Dr. Chu obtained his Medical Degree and Master's in Public Health from the University of Michigan in 2015. He completed his internal medicine primary care residency at UCLA in 2018 and subsequently completed a fellowship in Integrative East-West Medicine. He is currently licensed and boarded in Internal Medicine. His professional interests include nutrition, prevention, medical student education, and system quality improvement. His hobbies include traveling, trying new restaurants, golfing, and enjoying time with his family.

Dr. Alan Chu is a practicing primary care physician in Santa Monica and also sees patients in the Santa Monica UCLA East-West consultative clinic.




Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2018


Integrative East-West Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2020


Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2018


MD, University of Michigan, 2015
MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2015

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Medical Services

Areas of Focus


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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