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About Dr. Chau Khuu
Dr. Chau Khuu, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Flushing, NY, with other offices in Staten Island, NY and Forest Hills, NY (and 1 other location). He has 12 years of experience. His specialties include Pain Management and Anesthesiology. Dr. Khuu is affiliated with Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers of New York, St Vincent's Midtown Hospital and Elmhurst Hospital Center. Dr. Khuu has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Chau Khuu has the following 2 specialties
- Pain Management
A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
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Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2011)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Khuu is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers of New York
St Vincent's Midtown Hospital
Elmhurst Hospital Center
North Shore Univ Hosp At Forest Hills
Queens Hospital Center
St Vincents Hospital And Medical Center Manhattan
Forest Hills Hospital
12 Years Experience
St. George's University
Graduated in 2001
Please contact the office for more information.
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