Cong-Qiu Chu, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, School of Medicine


Dr. Chu obtained his medical qualification in China and PhD in immunology from University of London, UK. His clinical interest includes inflammatory arthritis, lupus, scleroderma and autoinflammatory diseases. Dr. Chu has a longstanding research interest in mechanisms of rheumatoid arthritis, cytokines and developing novel therapies for rheumatoid arthritis. In his spare time, Dr. Chu enjoys spending time with his family and sport activities.

Education and training

    • M.D., 1983, Jilin University Bethune Medical College
    • Ph.D., 1992, University of London
  • Residency

    • Internal Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China
    • Internal medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, 2004
  • Fellowship

    • Rheumatology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2006
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine
    • American Board of Internal Medicine; Rheumatology

Memberships and associations:

  • American College of Rheumatology

Areas of interest

  • Early Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Autoinflammatory Diseases



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