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Dr. Andrew Kao, MD

Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 36

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Dr. Kao

Empire Eye and Laser Center

4105 Empire Dr Bakersfield, CA 93309
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(661) 325-3937

Dr. Andrew Kao, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University Of California At San Francisco in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

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Dr. Kao accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Eyelid Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kao treats Eyelid Disorders more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kao treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Visual Field Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kao treats Visual Field Defects more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Kao treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Scotoma
Eye Infections
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kao treats Eye Infections more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Kao treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Kao's conditions and procedures:

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Strabismus
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Andrew Kao, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University Of California At San Francisco in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Pathology

Board Certifications

Education

2016
University Of California At San Francisco--Ocular Oncology
Fellowship Hospital
2015
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Residency Hospital
2012
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Internship Hospital
2011
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute--Ophthalmic Pathology
2010
University Of California At San Francisco
Medical School
2005
University Of California At Berkeley
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Locations

Practice

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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