Michelle K. Chu, MD, FACS
Dr. Chu is a board-certified surgeon who grew up in Northeastern Ohio, and attended Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery residency in Portland, Maine, and has been practicing in Reno since 2004. Dr. Chu has extensive experience with advanced breast cancer treatment, offering a wide range of surgical options including oncoplastic breast conservation surgery, where plastic surgery techniques are incorporated to best preserve the natural shape and contour of the breast, and scars are often hidden. She also performs nipple sparing mastectomies for appropriately selected patients, and works closely with experienced plastic surgeons to provide the best cosmetic outcome possible. She also specializes in laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic and open hernia repair, laparoscopic and open intestinal surgery, port placement, excision of lipomas and other soft tissue lumps, and hemorrhoid surgery.