Dr. David Kao, MD

Dr. David Kao, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. David Kao, MD is a dermatologist in Tualatin, OR and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in dermatology and surgery.

6370 SW Borland Rd Ste 200

Tualatin, OR 97062

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Elderplan
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
more than 88% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
more than 87% of peers
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kao "We strive to provide the highest quality of medical care in a comfortable and pleasant environment. We are available to discuss your condition and options for treatment to your satisfaction and establish a plan specific to your needs. We understand the stress experienced with surgery, and our aim is to alleviate your anxieties."

2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

11  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Grtr Victoria Hospital Soc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Bc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Ucla Richard G Bennett Md
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kao to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a large cancer spot on my ear which required a substantial surgery so I was very concerned about the final outcome. Dr. Kao is the most gifted surgeon, as well as being kind and caring . If you want the best, Dr. Kao is the best.
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Dr. Kao is highly recommended by doctors and other patients and now, after seeing him for my and my mother's skin cancers, I understand why. He is kind and thorough, and his staff is very well trained. His surgeries are beautiful and left little visible scarring. Wait times vary because Mohs...more
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best staff in service and attitude of any medical facility I have experienced, any where, and I am pretty particular about letting any one cut on me. They were all great in assisting us through the process, at a bad time they were ray of light.
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I would recommend Dr. Kao; however, I was taken aback when they charged me a co-pay on a follow-up visit. I've NEVER had a physician do that before (and I've had 19 surgeries)! Also, I had to wait almost an hour before the second results came back (were they taking lunch?)
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