Dr. David J. Chao, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 50

5471 Kearny Villa Rd Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
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Dr. Chao's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2007
  • Orthopedic Surgery, 1998
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  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
  • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revisions
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revisions
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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Background Check for Dr. Chao

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (4/25/2014)
  • Action Taken: Probation
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • State: California
  • Criminal Conviction  (6/8/2012)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • State: California

1 Board Action

  • Disciplinary action in another state  (8/13/2013)
  • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
  • Summary: Chao, David J MD: License # 036086671: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has been disciplined by the State of California. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s Illinois license in REFUSE TO RENEW status.
  • State: Colorado
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Education & Training

Medical School

Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1989

Residency Hospital

Northwestern Meml Hospital
Complete in 1994

Fellowship Hospital

Minneapolis Sports Med Center
Complete in 1995

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

California Orthopaedic Association , Member
The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Chao & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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