OVERVIEW

Dr. Chao is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery and serves as a committee member on the Plastic Surgery Research Council. Dr. Chao has been the recipient of numerous prestigious state and national research awards. For two consecutive years, he has been honored by the New York Regional Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (NYRSPRS) for his research accomplishments. The ultimate goal of Dr. Chao's research efforts is to pioneer new state of the art technologies for plastic surgery patients that is not available anywhere else. In addition to his clinical practice and research, Dr. Chao trains residents and teaches medical students daily on the art and principles of plastic surgery where he has been acknowledged with two special teaching awards. In addition, his charitable work extends internationally as a surgeon and Medical Board member for the Fresh Start Surgery organization which he was recently honored by the San Diego community with the 2008 Health Hero's Award. Dr. Chao's special interests include cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the hand and upper extremity, aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, body contour surgery, and the development of new technologies in the field of plastic surgery. He welcomes an opportunity to discuss your plastic surgery needs in a comprehensive private consultation.
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Oasis Surgery Center
5471 Kearny Villa Rd Ste 100
San Diego, CA, 92123

LOCATIONS

5471 Kearny Villa Rd Ste 100
San Diego,CA,92123
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri6:00 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Image Spa Md Inc
499 N EL CAMINO REAL STE C200
ENCINITAS,CA,92024
Mon8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Oasismd Lifestyle Healthcare
8901 Activity Rd
San Diego,CA,92126
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicaid Accepted
499 N El Camino Real Ste C102
Encinitas,CA,92024
8901 Activity Rd Suite 275
San Diego,CA,92126

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Residency
New York University
Medical School
New York University School Of Medicine
Graduated 1993

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED (90)

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  • Health Net SmartCare Network HMO Large Group
  • Aetna AWH Southern CA HMO
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Anthem Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • Blue Shield of CA 2021 I&F PPO Plan
  • HealthNet ExcelCare Small / Large Group
  • HealthNet HMO CommunityCare I&F
  • HealthNet Salud HMO y Mas Small / Large Group
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Oscar Northern CA Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus
  • UHC SignatureValue Advantage HMO - CA
  • UHC SignatureValue HMO - CA
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • BCBS Pathway EPO
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • UHC Options PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • AWH Southern CA HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Tandem PPO
  • Classic
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Excelcare
  • Health Net CA HMO Wholecare
  • Health Net CA Salud HMO Plus y Mas
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC SV Flex Tier 3
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • First Health PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO

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