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Dr. Dac Vu has special interests in wellness and preventative care, utilizing a multifactorial approach to the early detection of medical conditions, as well as for the management of existing chronic illnesses. His areas of special interest include obesity, diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension, metabolic syndrome and the coordination of care of various clinical disciplines towards the prevention of complications of these conditions.
Dr. Vu is a former clinical instructor for physicians in training in primary care at Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, California and was voted the “Clinical Educator of the Year” in 1997- 98. He graduated from U.T. Southwestern Medical School and completed his residency at the University of California in Irvine. His experience encompass the spectrum from primary care in the outpatient setting, to providing care as a hospitalist, as well as previous management as an administrator for an acute care hospital and adult day care in Houston, Texas. He is a certified Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and re-certified his Board in Internal Medicine in 2009.
He hopes to utilize the combination of his experience in management, clinical experience as a physician and his desire to educate others to enhance the quality of life of his patients. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association and Harris County Medical Society. He also serves as CEO of Van Lang IPA, an independent physician association in Houston, TX. Dr Vu is fluent in English and Vietnamese and CI Medical Center's staff are fluent in English, Vietnamese and Spanish.