Family & Community Medicine
Chau Le, M.D.
Dr Chau Le is an Associate Professor and Program Director for the newly-developed Geriatrics Fellowship within the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He received his medical degree from Medical & Pharmaceutical University of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Dr. Le completed family medicine residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Odessa (TTUHSC-PB) in 1999. He then finished a fellowship in Geriatrics at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.
Dr Le is board certified in Family Medicine and holds a certificate of added qualifications in Geriatrics jointly issued by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, American Academy of Family Physicians, and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.
Since re-joining TTUHSC-PB in 2000, Dr. Le has been actively involved in all facets of the residency program as well as the recently-established geriatric fellowship. To his credit, Dr. Le has earned the department's Best Faculty Teaching Award seven times in row. He has also been awarded the prestigious Dean's Clinical Science Teaching Award twice. Dr. Le has special interests in geriatrics, palliative care and resident education.