Dr. Catherine Chao, MD

Dr. Catherine Chao, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(12)
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Dr. Catherine Chao, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Rockville, MD. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

15020 Shady Grove Rd Ste 315

Rockville, MD 20850

Contact Information

(703) 876-2788

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Manometry
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more than 64% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 19% of peers
Stomach Diseases
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more than 14% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Manometry

Background Check

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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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends
3.6
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Chao's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Alexandria, VA |
Worst doctor I've ever been to.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chao accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chao has admitting privileges

Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
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