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Dr. Catherine Chao, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 54

Dr. Chao

Pediatric Specialists of Virginia

15020 Shady Grove Rd Ste 315 Rockville, MD 20850

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Dr. Catherine Chao, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1991 and specializes in pediatric gastroenterology.


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(703) 876-2788

Dr. Chao accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
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CareFirst Maryland POS
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Chao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao treats Constipation more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Chao treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Manometry
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao performs Manometry more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Chao performs this procedure more than 87% of her peers

Abdominal Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao treats Abdominal Pain more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Chao treats this condition more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Chao's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Catherine Chao, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1991 and specializes in pediatric gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Education

1997
Ucla Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Ucla Med Center
Residency Hospital
1991
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Medical School
1997
1994
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chao

3.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(3)

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