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Son Chau, M.D.

Dr. Son Chau is originally from Hue, Vietnam and was in medical school there when the Vietnam War broke out. After the end of the war and the fall of Saigon, Dr. Chau and his wife Trudy managed to leave Vietnam to immigrate to the United States. He was intent on becoming a physician and went back to school, starting his undergraduate education in the U.S. at the University of Texas at Arlington. He graduated in 1984 in three years with a B.S. in Chemistry, with honors. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for Medical School, graduating in 1988. Dr. Chau then moved to Orlando for his residency training at Orlando Regional Medical Center from 1988-1991, and has been in private practice here in Orlando since 1991.

  • B.S. in Chemistry with Honors, University of Texas at Arlington, 1984
  • M.D., University of Texas at San Antonio, 1988
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center, 1988-1991
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Winner of Patients’ Choice Award 5 straight years (2008-2012)
  • One of less than 100 physicians nationwide certified as a Simply Speaking HBV speaker by Rush University Medical Center and Gilead; credentialed as an expert speaker about Hepatitis B and C to community and professional groups
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCF; honored as a Preceptor of Excellence in 2012
  • Volunteer physician at Shepherd’s Hope Free Clinic
  • Awarded Spotlight on Physician Excellence honor by Lucerne Hospital in 2009 and 2010
  • Fluent in Vietnamese and learning Spanish
  • Married with three children
  • Actively involved with White Sands Buddhist Center in Mims, FL since its founding in 2005


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