Alexander Tu, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrician located in Costa Mesa, CA & Irvine, CA

About Dr. Tu

Education

Alexander Tu, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician treating children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, at the Newport Beach, Irvine, and Huntington Beach, California, locations of Newport Children’s Medical Group. Dr. Tu has extensive experience in both inpatient and outpatient care and has a particular specialty in international and oral health.

Dr. Tu graduated with honors from Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania, before receiving his Doctor of Medicine from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He finished his residency training in pediatrics at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC and went on to train for five years at a general pediatric practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. He then moved with his wife to sunny Southern California. 

Experience and Specialties

Dr. Tu provides primary pediatric care, well-child exams, immunizations, and builds enduring relationships with his patients and their families. He also treats chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma, lung and thyroid disorders, and developmental issues like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism. With a focus on oral health, Dr. Tu diagnoses and treats a range of issues, empowering his patients with healthy oral habits and a life-long confident smile.

 

Memberships

Dr. Tu is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

All our Drs are Proud Fellows of the AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics

 

Hobbies

He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. During his time in Maryland, Dr. Tu enjoyed teaching Sunday school for five years and sharing a number of medical presentations in rural China over the years.