Dr. Shih Yin Kao, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Female • Age 46

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Hospital Quality

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West Georgia Medical Center
1514 Vernon Rd
Lagrange, GA 30240

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Emory Clark-Holder Clinic
Emory at Lagrange, Emory Clark-Holder Clinic
303 Smith St
Lagrange, GA 30240
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    Dr. Kao's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Blood Bank & Transfusion Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
    • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    Conditions Dr. Kao Treats

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    Background Check for Dr. Kao

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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

    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Ill Masonic Med Center
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Chattanooga Unit Erlanger University Tenn
    Complete in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kao & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
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    Dr. Kao's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    • Medicaid
    • Meritain Health
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    Office Locations

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    Emory Clark-Holder Clinic
    Emory at Lagrange, Emory Clark-Holder Clinic
    303 Smith St
    Lagrange, GA 30240
    (800) 554-9134 (Office)
    (706) 812-4143 (Fax)
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kao to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Kao
    Tell us about the 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
    Tell us about Dr. Kao
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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