Skip to main content

3 Offices located in Americus, Montezuma and Leesburg, GA.

Home » Our Doctors » Chanh M. Tu, MD

Chanh M. Tu, MD

Doctor photo


General Ophthalmology
Cataract Surgery
Laser Vision Correction



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
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
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. He is happily married to Kimberly and they have 5 daughters. 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, where he is an AWANA leader and plays in the worship orchestra. He is also an active member of the local homeschool support group as well as the Dougherty County Youth Orchestra.
Outside of the office, Dr. Tu enjoys swimming, chess, music (trumpet and a little violin), and studying theology and history. He really enjoys watching his children excel academically and musically (violin, viola, cello).