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Chanh M. Tu, MD

Dr. Tu

Specialties: General Ophthalmology Cataract Surgery Laser Vision Correction

Locations: Americus Montezuma


  • B.S. in Zoology (1988) University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma
  • Doctor of Medicine (1992) University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Internship (1992-1993) St. Vincent's Hospital and Health Care Center Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Ophthalmology Residency (1993-1996) Indiana University Medical Center Indianapolis, Indiana

Board Certification American Board of Ophthalmology   


  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • Member, Georgia Society of Ophthalmology
  • Volunteer, Eyecare America
  • Volunteer, Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation

Born in Saigon, South Vietnam, Dr. Tu grew up in Midwest City, OK. He came to the Americus area in 1996 to join the eye care practice. Dr. Tu has served as past Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. He is a member of Central Baptist Church. Outside of the office, Dr. Tu enjoys writing, studying theology and history, chess, and music (trumpet and a little violin). He is happily married to Kimberly. They have 5 daughters, and are also chasing around 5 grandbabies as well.

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