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Alexander Tu, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrician located in Costa Mesa, CA & Irvine, CA

About Dr. Tu

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. 

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. 

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

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. 

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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. 

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. 

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

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. 


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Insurance

Newport Children’s Medical Group and its pediatricians are participating with the list of insurance plans listed. Participation in these plans is not a guarantee of payment or coverage. There are insurance companies that require referral or prior-authorization for coverage of services. If you would like to verify coverage or have questions regarding out of pocket expenses, please contact your insurance company to verify requirements, your coverage and benefits. To find out if Newport Children’s Medical Group and its physicians participate in your insurance plan, please contact (800) 642-8004. For the Hoag Office Only: We are accepting Blue cross healthy family, MCAL, CalOptima (Hoag office only), Monarch CalOptima, CalOptima Direct, and CCS. We also accept cash and credit cards (Visa and Master cards and American Express). If you do not see your insurance plan on this list, please call Newport Children’s Medical Group at (800) 642-8004 to check or verify if we participate in your plan. You can also email us at manager@newportchildren.com.

Aetna PPO
AHMC Healthcare Inc.
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Shield
CHAMP VA
Cigna
Community Care
CoreSource
First Health
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Health Net PPO
Humana
Interplan
Monarch Healthcare
Nippon Life
Oxford