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I am a Pulmonary and Sleep specialist. I have been in practice for 20 years.
I have worked in Miami, Florida for the past 20 years but has recently (August, 2019) relocated to Irvine, California due to family reasons. In my private practice in Miami, I was an active pulmonary staff in the following hospitals: Mercy Hospital, Saint Catherine Rehabilitation Center, Villa Maria Nursing Center, Aventura Hospital, and Northshore Medical Center. I was interpreting sleep studies for some of these hospitals. I also had a strong outpatient experience dealing with an average of 30 patients a day.
I am very well versed with electronic medical records, eprescribing and electronic charting due my involvement with different hospitals. In my office, I used Allscripts and E-clinical works. For hospitals, I used Meditech, Cerner, MD ops, and Patient Keeper.
I did a full year of Sleep Medicine Fellowship and I am certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine. My practice consisted of 60 percent Pulmonary Disorders and 40 percent Sleep Medicine.
I speak English, Tagalog, Spanish, Fuk yen and conversational Mandarin.
June 1977- April 1981 BS Psychology Cum Laude University of the Philippines
June 1981-April 1985 Doctor of Medicine University of the East, Philippines
Post Graduate Training
May 1985-April 1986 Rotating Internship University of the Philippines
Philippine General Hospital, Manila
July 1987 – June 1990 Residency Internal Medicine Meridia Huron Hospital
July 1990 – June 1992 Fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana
July 1992 – June 1993 Fellowship in Sleep Disorders Mount Sinai Medical Ctr
Miami Beach, Florida
June 1994 – February 1997 Staff Pulmonologist, Aleda Lutz Veterans Administration
February 1997 – June 2000 Medical Staff, Chinese General Hospital
August 2000- August 2019 Private Practice Willy Chua MDPA
78 SW 13th Avenue, Suite 202
Miami, Florida 33135