Alex Chau, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus
  • The Woodlands


Pediatric Radiology

Phone: 832-TC4-RADS (832-824-7237)

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, Suite 470
Houston, TX 77030

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
Houston, TX 77094

Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Interventional Radiologist, Radiology Department

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
Chicago Medical School medical school Doctor of Medicine 2009
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA internship Internal Medicine 2010
Hofstra North Shore - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Long Island, NY residency Radiology 2014
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY fellowship Vascular & Interventional Radiology 2015
Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX fellowship Pediatric Interventional Radiology Fellow 2017

About Alex Chau

Dr. Chau is an Interventional Radiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, West Campus and the Woodlands. 

Dr. Chau's non-clinical interests include spending time with family, hiking and swimming.   

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Chau’s clinical interests include caring for both pediatric and adult patients.  He has special interest in the treatment of vascular anomalies treatment here in America and internationally on missionary trips.  

Research Interests:

Dr. Chau's research includes diagnostic and treatment modalities of vascular anomalies as well as focusing on pediatric oncology treatment and management.  


Organization Name Role
Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Member
Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology (SPIR) Member

Selected Publications

Chau A, Hines J, Siegel D, Febles T.  IgG4-related disease of salivary glands.  ACR Case in Point  May 2, 2014.

MJ Budoff, A Gopal, Y Gao, M Lensky, N Weinbert, ST Liu, Chau A, P Tseng, F Flores, SS Mao.  Reproducibility of Left Ventricular Mass Measurements by Different workstations with Data Obtained by Cardiac Computed Tomography.  J. Nuclear Cardiolog 2007 March/April 14(2): S91 (Sciencedirect)

Chau A, Gopal A, Mao S, Tseng PH, Fischer H, Budoff MJ. Comparison of three generations of electron beam tomography on image noise and reproducibility, a phantom study.  Invest. Radiol. 2006 June; 41(6): 522-6. PMID: 16763471.

Budoff MJ, Shinbane JS, Child J, Carson S, Chau A, Liu SH, Mao S.  Multiphase contrast medium injection for optimization of computed tomographic coronary angiography. Acad Radiol. 2006 Feb;13(2):159-65.  PMID:  16428050.

Budoff MJ, Nasir K, Mao S, Tseng PH, Chau A, Liu ST, Flores F, Blumenthal RS.  Ethnic differences of the presence and severity of coronary atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis 2006 Aug; 187(2):343-50 Epub 2005 Oct 21.  PMID:  16246347.