Dr. Wuju Dukja Chun M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease103 Timberland Hwy Pineland TX, 75968
Dr. Wuju Chun is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Pineland, TX. Dr. Chun specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
Education and Training
St George',s University MD
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Seton Hall U Sch Grad Med Ed, Infectious Diseases; Seton Hall U Sch Grad Med Ed, Internal Medicine
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- What Is HSV-1?
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- The Symptoms and Treatment of Toxoplasmosis
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