Educational History

1995-2002: Combined BA/MD from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School 

2002-2007: Orthopaedic surgery residency at Lenox Hill Hospital

2007-2008: Pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases

2009-2010: Plastics/ microvascular hand surgery fellowship at NYU School of Medicine

2015: Traveling microsurgery fellowship at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei

Publications

1. Schetz JA, Chu A, Sibley DR. Zinc modulates antagonist interactions with D2-like dopamine receptors through distinct molecular mechanisms. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1999 May; 289(2): 956-64. PMID: 10215675

2. Gupta SK, Chu A, Slamin J, Ranawat AS, Ranawat CS. Osteolysis after total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 2007;22(6):787-99. PMID: 17826267

3. Chu A and Weiner LS. Distal fibular malunions. J Am Acad Orth Surg 2009 Apr;17(4):220-30. PMID: 19307671

4. Chu A, Ginat D, Terzakis J, Seneviratne A, Schneider KS. Chronic sarcoid arthritis presenting as an intra-articular knee mass. J Clin Rheumatol 2009 Jun; 15(4):190-2. PMID: 19455060

5. Chu A, Madou MR, Sala DR, Chorney GS, Feldman DS. Outcomes analysis after routine removal of implants in healthy pediatric patients. J Pediatr Ortho –B 2009 Nov; 18(6): 381-7. PMID: 19623086

6. Chen T, Sala D, Chu A, Chorney G, Lehman WB. Correction of clubfoot deformity associated with Weber Type I tibial hemimelia using the Ponseti method. Bull Hosp Jt Dis 2010;68(4):292-6. PMID: 21162708

7. Chu A, Labar A, Sala DR, van Bosse HJ, Lehman WB. Clubfoot Classification: Correlation with Ponseti Cast Treatment. J Pediatr Ortho-A 2010 Oct-Nov; 30(7):695-9. PMID: 20864855

8. Lazar M, van Gelderen J, Chu A. Treatment of SCFE in a Healthy 5-Year-Old Child: Case Report and Review. J Pedatric Ortho-B 2011 July;20(4):232-7. PMID: 20847702

9. Chaudhry S, Chu A, Labar A, Sala D, van Bosse HJ, Lehman WB. Progression of Idiopathic Clubfoot Correction Using Ponseti Method. J Pediatric Ortho-B 2012 Jan; 21(1): 73-8. PMID: 21527859

10. Chu A and Lehman WB. Persistent Clubfoot Deformity Following Treatment by the Ponseti Method. J Pediatric Ortho-B. 2012 Jan; 21(1): 40-6. PMID: 22134651

11. Sala DA, Chu A, Lehman WB, van Bosse HJ. Achievement of Gross Motor Milestones in Children with Idiopathic Clubfoot Treated with the Ponseti Method. J Pediatric Ortho – A 2013 Jan; 33(1): 55-8. PMID: 23232380

12. Chu A, Chaudhry S, Sala DA, Atar D, Lehman WB. Calcaneocuboid Arthrodesis for Recurrent Clubfeet: What is the Outcome at 17-year Follow-up? J Child Orthop, 2014 Feb; 8(1):43-8. PMID: 24504417

13. Cravino M, Oni J, Sala D, Chu A.  A Radiographic Study of Pediatric Ulnar Anatomy. J Pediatric Ortho-A, 2014 Jul-Aug; 34(5):537-41. PMID: 24590326

14. Goldstein RY, Seehausen DA, Chu A, Sala DA, Lehman WB. Predicting the need for surgical intervention in patients with idiopathic clubfoot. J Pediatric Ortho-A, 2014 Jul 29. PMID: 25075887 

15. Beutel BG, Klifto CS, Chu A. Timing of forearm deformity correction in children with multiple hereditary exostosis. Am J Ortho, 2014 Sep; 43(9):422-5. PMID: 25251529

16. Kim S, Goldstein RY, Park J, Shapiro P, Yoo AE, Sala DA, Chu A, Lehman WB. Idiopathic clubfoot treated with the Ponseti method: factors associated with patient follow-up. Bull Hosp Jt Dis, (2013): 2014;72(3):204-9. PMID:25429388

17. Dhanaraj D, Chu A, Pappas JG, Moran E, Lehman WB. Potocki-Lupski Syndrome in Conjunction with Bilateral Clubfoot. J Pediatric Ortho-B, 2015 Mar 12. PMID:25768679

18. Beutel BG, Klifto CS, Chu A. Percutaneous reduction and flexible intramedullary nailing for monteggia fracture in a skeletally mature patient. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 2014;5(12):1261-4.  

19. Chu A, Ong C, Henderson ER, van Bosse HJ, Feldman DS. Distraction Osteogenesis for Correction of Ankle Valgus in Multiple Hereditary Exostoses. Pending publication in Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 

Presentations (Podium, Posters, and Multimedia)

1. Chu A and McCance SE. Post operative wound infection rate in adult lumbar spine surgery. OREF Resident Research Symposium; Lenox Hill Hospital Orthopaedic Alumni Day, New York, NY 2004.

2. Chu A and Weiner LS. Ankle Malunion Revisions: Analysis and Treatment of Distal Fibula and Syndesmosis Malreductions. Lenox Hill Hospital Orthopaedic Alumni Day, New York, NY 2007.

3. Chu A, Henderson E, van Bosse HJ, Feldman DS. Distal fibula lengthening in pediatric patients: results at two-year follow-up. Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society, Louisville, KY 2009.

4. Lehman WB, Chu A, Sala D, van Bosse HJP.  Achievement of gross motor milestones in infants undergoing Ponseti treatment. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Waikoloa, HI 2010. 

5. Lehman WB, Chaudhry S, Chu A, Atar D, Sala D. Revision clubfoot surgery with calcaneocuboid fusion: results at long-term follow-up. 6th International Clubfoot Congress, XXV SICOT Triennial World Congress, Prague, Czechoslovakia 2011.

6. Chu A, Goldstein RY, Sala D, Lehman WB. Predicting the need for anterior tibialis tendon transfer in patients with idiopathic clubfoot. 6th International Clubfoot Congress, XXV SICOT Triennial World Congress, Prague, Czechoslovakia 2011.

7. Chu A, Aluru V, Sala D, Raghavan P. The trapezius plays a role during upper extremity motion in patients with brachial plexus birth palsy. Presented at:

Sir Robert Jones, New York, NY 2013; New York Hand Society, New York, NY 2013 Narakas Conference, Montreaux, Switzerland 2013

68th Annual American Society for Surgery of the Hand, San Francisco, CA 2013.

8. Goldstein RY, Kim S, Chu A, Sala DA, Lehman WB. Insurance status as a predictor of outomes in patients undergoing Ponseti treatment for idiopathic clubfoot. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, San Diego, CA 2014.

9. Goldstein RY, Chu A, Sala DA, Lehman WB. Age of recurrence in idiopathic clubfoot treated with the Ponseti Method. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV 2015. 

10. Goldstein RY, Chu A, Sala DA, Lehman WB.  The use of the Foot Ankle Orthosis after Ponseti Treatment of Idiopathic Clubfoot: How long is long enough? Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of NA, Atlanta, GA 2015.

11. Goldstein RY, Chu A, Sala DA, Lehman WB. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Washington D.C. 2015. 

12. Chu A, Hamula M, Lehman WB. Treatment of the Persistent/Recurrent Clubfoot Following Ponseti Method, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, IL; March 2013.

13. Ayalon O, Chu A. Calls To The Newborn Nursery: What Every Orthopaedist Should Know, and Not Miss. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV; March 2015. 

14. Chu A and O’Connor JP. Mutations in the pro-domain of BMP-4 cause defects in intracellular processing. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Annual, Toronto, Canada 2000.

15. Feldman DS, Madou M, Chu A, Sala DA, van Bosse HJ, Chorney G. Results of resection for talocalcaneal and calcaneonavicular tarsal coalitions. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Albuquerque, NM; May 2008.

16. Madou M, Chu A, Sala D, Chorney G, Feldman DS. Outcomes analysis after routine removal of implants in healthy pediatric patients. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Boston, MA; May 2009.

17. Chu A, Labar A, Sala D, van Bosse HJ, Lehman W. Progression of idiopathic clubfoot correction using the Ponseti method. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Boston, MA; May 2009.

18. Chaudhry S, Chu A, Sala D, Lehman WB. Revision Clubfoot Surgery with Calcaneocuboid Fusion: Results at Long-term Follow-up. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Montreal, Canada; May 2011.

19. Goldstein R, Chu A, Sala D, Lehman WB. Predicting the Need for Tibialis Anterior Tendon Transfer. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Montreal, Canada; May 2011.

20. van Bosse HJ, Hershman S, Feldman D, Chu A. Preventing Surgical Complications in Prader-Willi Syndrome. 18th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Copenhagen, Denmark; July 2011.

21. Goldstein RY, Kim S, Chu A, Lehman WB. Health Disparities in Patients Undergoing Treatment for Idiopathic Clubfoot. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, IL; March 2013.

22. Goldstein RY, Seehausen DA, Chu A, Sala DA, Lehman WB. Predicting The Need For Surgical Intervention In Patients With Idiopathic Clubfoot. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Hollywood, CA; May 2014.

Book chapters

  1. Goldstein RY, Chu A, Otsuka NY. “Proximal Humerus Fractures in Children.” In: Iannotti J, Miniaci A, Williams G, Zuckerman J. Disorders of the Shoulder: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  2. Goldstein RY, Chu A, Otsuka NY. “Scapula Fractures in Children.” In: Iannotti J, Miniaci A, Williams G, Zuckerman J. Disorders of the Shoulder: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

CME courses

1. Co-Director, ABCs of Pediatric Orthopaedics: New York, NY:

    1. April 2012
    2. April 2013
    3. October 2014
    4. November 2015
    5. November 2016
    6. November 2917

2. Pediatric Orthopaedic Essentials for the Primary Care Provider: Morristown, NJ; May 2013