Cong-Qiu Chu, M.D., Ph.D.
- Special Interests:
- Early Inflammatory Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Autoinflammatory Diseases
- Accepting Patients:
- English, Chinese (Mandarin)
Dr. Chu’s clinical interests include arthritis, spondylitis, lupus and autoinflammatory diseases. Dr. Chu has a longstanding research interest in mechanisms of rheumatoid arthritis, cytokines and developing novel therapies for rheumatoid arthritis. His early research on tumor necrosis factor (TNF) helped with development of highly effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Chu is director of the OHSU Early Arthritis Clinic where he sees patients with inflammatory arthritis at the early stage to make early diagnosis and start appropriate treatment timely. In his spare time, Dr. Chu enjoys spending time with his family including his wife and two twin boys and in sport activities including skiing.
M.D., Jilin University Bethune Medical College, 1983
Ph.D., University of London, London, England, 1992
Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, 2004
Rheumatology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2006
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004