Harvey Chou - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Harvey H. Chou

Harvey H. Chou, MD

4.7 / 5 (based on 237 Reviews) View 43 Comments

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Dr. Chou specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, with an emphasis in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Chou—who calls orthopedics “a specialty where patients tend to recover and are motivated to recover”—became an orthopedic surgeon “to help people improve their quality of life and recover from injuries,” adding “the most important thing for me was to develop relationships with people and help them get well.”  An avid reader and snow skier, Chou grew up in a large, extended family. He says patients might be surprised to learn that he “went to high school with three of my cousins.”


12462 Putnam St #402
Whittier, California 90602
  • Main: 562.789.5461
  • Fax: 562.789.4468

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier

PIH Health Hospital - Downey





Orthopedic Surgery


  • Chinese



University of California Medical Center (Irvine)


West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation


University of California School of Medicine (Irvine)


Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert)

Patient Reviews

April 24, 2017
Great Dr...I would tell them he knows his stuff..great listener & is patient
April 19, 2017
He's a really good guy and speaks to you like a human being
April 18, 2017
Very satisfied, took the time to explain all my options.
March 20, 2017
Dr Chou took great care of me when I was in the hospital. very caring doctor.
March 16, 2017
He is very nice
March 13, 2017
That doctor Chou knows what he is doing and does good work. He answers your questions in your language where you can understand him.
March 02, 2017
A very pleasant Dr. with a good personality with patients. I had to be squeezed in but he didn't seem or give the impression of being put out. He made me feel better than when I had I arrived for my appointment. Thank you, Dr. Chou
February 02, 2017
Aside from his knowledge, Dr. Chou is very pleasant and caring with his patients.
February 01, 2017
I have already recommended a friend to go see Dr. Chou for her foot problem. I was very please with Dr. Chou!!!
January 30, 2017
I like him
January 11, 2017
I was referred to Dr Chou by my husband who has undergone three surgeries performed by Dr Chou in the past year. He's been very pleased with his services and now, so am I!
January 09, 2017
This office from the reception and appointment people to the doctors are the best, their service and care is much appreciated
January 05, 2017
thank you
January 04, 2017
He is easy to understand and listens to your concerns. I really like him.
December 08, 2016
I would definitely recommend this physician for his knowledge, patience, courtesy, and professionalism.
December 05, 2016
Very knowledgeable and easy to talk to
November 15, 2016
Very friendly and kind.. treated me as an equal with never an air of superiority! He was like me going to a friend for advice, not a Dr with a bunch of medical jargon that I couldn't understand!
November 10, 2016
Dr Chou is great, friendly, knowledgeable, and good a communicator
October 27, 2016
He's a wonderful surgeon. He's understanding and will always have the best interest of the patient.
October 13, 2016
Dr. Chou is very knowledgeable. He seems to really care about his patients. I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family.
October 12, 2016
this doctor is very easy to talk to he listens. He explains all procedures where I can understand what he is saying and not in doctors language it is very nice to have a physician who cares a lot about his patients
October 10, 2016
He is good and would recommend him to everyone.
September 27, 2016
Good doctor. Very personable.
September 27, 2016
The provider was very pleasant and good listener. The front office were very quick at checking in patients, professional, and polite. The MA who brought me in did not introduce herself or even smile; pretty dry personality. Other than that, my first experience was good.
September 01, 2016
Very satisfied with the treatment offered by the entire staff.
August 31, 2016
I would definitely recommend this clinic and Dr. Chou to my friends and family
August 11, 2016
Give your patients the time of day they deserve.
August 08, 2016
Warm, sincere and professional doctor. We are fortunate to have him at PIH.
August 08, 2016
Dr. Chou did a partial hip replacement a few years ago and has treated me ever since. He is kind and caring and very reassuring. I have the utmost confidence in him based on experience.
August 08, 2016
He explains so you can understand. He answers all questions, take his time with you, is careful with numbing your injured area before he injects you with needed medicine.You don't have to wait long to be called and you don't wait long in the office for the Dr. to come in to see you. Will recommend this Dr to family and friends requiring treatment.
August 01, 2016
Dr Chou is wonderful. He asks questions and really listens to me. He doesn't give up when something doesn't work. He explains everything and tells me the odds of success. I never feel he's in a hurry to get rid of me, but he doesn't waste my time either. I'd recommend him to anyone.
August 01, 2016
July 20, 2016
Excellent Doctor, very knowledgeable.
July 18, 2016
July 12, 2016
Great at Dr/Patient conversationalist and very informative. Really nice man.
July 07, 2016
Great doctor and I will always go back to him
June 28, 2016
Very professional and attentive. Loved how he involved me in the decision regarding my plan of care.
June 20, 2016
He had very good bedside matters and caring
June 20, 2016
Great understanding of the problem and explaining on how to recover from it
June 16, 2016
Dr. Chou took care of my problem and considered my request for my treatment. I would definitely go back to this doctor for any issues with my feet.
June 15, 2016
Excellent medical group.
June 15, 2016
Very good doctor....highly recommended him!
June 02, 2016