Dr. Chu was born and raised in San Francisco, California. She graduated with a B.S. from the University of California Davis and an M.D. from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago. She did her internship and residency training at Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. She has practiced pediatrics since 1996, initially in Illinois and then California before joining Valley Children's Clinic. She has three children and enjoys reading, knitting and baking and would like to be a foodie. In her years of practice, she has found it most fulfilling to encourage and support patients and their families to thrive in a healthy manner and make wise choices.