Anju Chacko, M.D., received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees from JSS Medical College and Hospital in Mysore, India, and completed her residency at York Hospital, Penn State University. She was awarded the Best Role Model and Best Teaching Achievement Award by Penn State College of Medicine.
At Memorial Hermann Urgent Care located in Telfair, Dr. Chacko offers walk-in services for patients 6 months and older, including:
- Primary care (cough, ear pain, fever, flu, urinary tract infection and rash)
- Onsite laboratory and X-ray
- School and sports physicals
- Treatment for wounds, sprains, fractures
- Occupational medicine
Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Chacko provides high-quality, convenient and time-efficient medical care for all non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses at Memorial Hermann Urgent Care located in Telfair. Her clinical interests include diagnosing and treating acute illnesses and injuries, women’s health, and medical and orthopedic urgencies. She has a special interest in minor emergencies and office procedures. She also takes the opportunities to learn about her patients and be involved in the community.
Dr. Chacko sees herself as an approachable and educative healthcare provider. She believes patient education is a critical part of any therapy. She is also a strong advocate for recent advances in medicine, delivering patient-centered high quality and evidence-based care. “I enjoy practicing medicine and making a difference in people’s lives. At the end of the day, I go home feeling blessed, knowing that I was able to help someone in need to the best of my ability,” said Dr. Chacko.
Dr. Chacko’s services at Memorial Hermann Urgent Care are a partnership with the primary care providers in the Sugar Land community. This entails helping patients who need care, but do not need emergency room assistance, and cannot access their primary care provider. Dr. Chacko’s follow-up care includes communicating with patients to ensure they understand their healthcare assessment, answering any questions about medications prescribed, and contacting the primary care provider and/or specialist, if needed.
Dr. Chacko’s interests include traveling with her family, oil painting and reading. She also devotes her time being involved in missionary groups providing free medical service to underserved areas outside of the U.S.