Karen A. Chachu, MD, PhD Karen A. Chachu, MD, PhD

Karen A. Chachu, MD, PhD

Gastroenterologist

4.8 out of 5  (77 ratings, 20 reviews)
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919-862-5075 Office number
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Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

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WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
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ABOUT ME

My practice centers on the care of patients with digestive diseases. My particular area of interest and expertise is inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. I find my work with patients very rewarding since we now have many more treatment options for patients with IBD and there are more innovations on the horizon. For me, the most important aspect of being a physician is to develop an honest, trust-based relationship with patients which allows us to work together. When I'm not seeing patients, I enjoy travel, movies, museums, reading and growing tropical plants.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
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Training
EDUCATION
MD, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine (Missouri), 2009
PhD, Washington University in St Louis (Missouri), 2009
RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
FELLOWSHIP
Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Focus and Research
PUBLICATIONS
View Karen Chachu's publications on PubMed
Ratings and Reviews

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Overall provider rating
4.8 out of 5 (77 ratings, 20 reviews)
PATIENT REVIEWS
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.