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Texas Medical Center
West Campus
The Woodlands

Pediatric Radiology
Phone: 832-824-7237


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

Alex Chau, MD

Interventional Radiologist, Radiology Department

Assistant Professor, Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine


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


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.

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