Patricia Y. Chu, MD, MHSc

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Patricia Y. Chu, MD, MHSc, is a pediatric endocrinology fellow in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Duke University School of Medicine. Durham, NC


Internal Medicine & Pediatrics - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


Internal Medicine & Pediatrics - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


Pediatric Endocrinology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MHSc - Duke University School of Medicine. Durham, NC

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow

Departments and Services




Chu PY, Hackstadt AJ, Chipman J, Griffin MR, Hung AM, Greevy RA Jr, Grijalva CG, Elasy T, Roumie CL. Hospitalization for Lactic Acidosis Among Patients With Reduced Kidney Function Treated With Metformin or Sulfonylureas. Diabetes Care. 2020 Jul;43(7):1462-1470. doi: 10.2337/dc19-2391. Epub 2020 Apr 23. PMID: 32327421; PMCID: PMC7305006.


Chu PY, Li JS, Kosinski AS, Hornik CP, Hill KD. Congenital Heart Disease in Premature Infants 25-32 Weeks’ Gestational Age. J Pediatr. 2017 Feb; 181: 37-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.10.033. PMID: 27816222

Hill KD, Goldstein BH, Angtuaco MJ, Chu PY, Fleming GA. Post-market surveillance to detect adverse events associated with Melody valve implantation. Cardiol Young. 2017 Aug 27(6):10901097. doi: 10.1017/S1047951116002092. PMID: 27829472


Chu PY, Hornik CP, Li JS, Campbell MJ, Hill KD. Respiratory syncytial virus hospitalisation trends in children with hemodynamically significant heart disease, 1997-2012. Epub 2016 May 10. PMID: 27161255


Chu PY, Maslow GR, Von Isenberg M, Chung RJ. Systematic review of the impact of transition interventions for adolescents with chronic illness on transfer from pediatric to adult healthcare. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 201; 30 (5): e19-27. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2015.05.022. PMID: 26209872

Chu PY, Hill KD, Clark RH, Brian Smith P, Hornik CP. Treatment of supraventricular tachycardia in infants: Analysis of a large multicenter database. Early Hum Dev. 2015;91(6):345–350. doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2015.04.001. PMID 25933212.


Chu PY, Campbell MJ, Miller SG, Hill KD. Anti-hypertensive drugs in children and adolescents. World J Cardiol. 2014;6(5):234–44. doi:10.4330/wjc.v6.i5.234. PMID 24944754.

Hornik CP, Chu PY, Li JS, Clark RH, Smith PB, Hill KD. Comparative Effectiveness of Digoxin and Propranolol for Supraventricular Tachycardia in Infants. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014;15(9):839-45. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000229. PMID 2507477.


Zheng Y, Zhao YD, Gibbons M, Abramova T, Chu PY, Ash JD, Cunningham JM, Skapek SX. Tgfbeta signaling directly induces Arf promoter remodelingby a mechanism involving Smads 2/3 and p38 MAPK. J Biol Chem. 2010;285(46):35654–64. doi:10.1074/jbc.M110.128959. PMID 20826783.

Awards and Honors

2021, The Endocrine Society Early Career Forum Award
2016, Doris Parrish Cardiology Award
2016, Wilbur C. Davison Scholarship
2014, Charles Watts MD Travel Award
2013, Duke Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), TL1 Fellow

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Diabetes Association
Endocrine Society