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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 Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2007
  • Orthopedic Surgery, 2009
  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot & Ankle Ligament and 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 & Dislocation Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • 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 (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • 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.
  • Criminal Conviction  (6/8/2012)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Allegation of Complaint: 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
  • Allegation of Complaint: 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

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

Languages Spoken by Dr. Chao & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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