Dr. Joseph Chao, MD

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Specializes in Medical Oncology • Male • Age 34

1500 Duarte Rd
Duarte, CA 91010
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Dr. Chao's Experience

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chao

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
City of Hope
City of Hope Duarte Office
1500 Duarte Rd
Duarte, CA 91010
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City of Hope
209 Fair Oaks Ave
South Pasadena, CA 91030
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    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Chao's Experience

    Specialties

    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gum Cancer
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Oral Cancer
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
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    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Chao

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois At Chicago, College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Harbor UCLA Medical Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chao & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chao

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Chao's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 3 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Chao
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Chao accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Affiliated Health Funds
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Benefit Panel Services
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Care 1st Health Plan
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • Three Rivers Provider Network
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    City of Hope
    City of Hope Duarte Office
    1500 Duarte Rd
    Duarte, CA 91010
    (800) 826-4673 (Office)
    B
    City of Hope
    209 Fair Oaks Ave
    South Pasadena, CA 91030
    (626) 396-2900 (Office)
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    Dr. Chao's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Chao
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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