Dr. Nelson J. Chao, MD

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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 59

2400 Pratt St Suite 9000
Durham, NC 27705
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Dr. Chao's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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2400 Pratt St Suite 9000
Durham, NC 27705
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    Dr. Chao's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 1984
    • Medical Oncology, 1987
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Anemia
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Lymphoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Pancytopenia
    • Sickle Cell Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Chao

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • 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

    Yale University
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Stanford U Med Ctr

    Residency Hospital

    Stanford U Med Ctr

    Fellowship Hospital

    Stanford University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chao & Staff

    • English
  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

    Dr. Chao's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Duke University Hospital where Dr. Chao has admitting privileges:

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    • Duke University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chao

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends

    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Chao's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Chao
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Chao accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Adult Bone Marrow Trnsplnt Clnc
    2400 Pratt St Suite 9000
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 668-1045 (Office)
    B
    North Pavillion Duke Medicine
    2400 Pratt St Suite 9000
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 668-1011 (Office)
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