Dr. Helen Kao, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(9)
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Dr. Helen Kao, MD
Dr. Helen Kao, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Kao is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus.

3575 Geary Blvd

San Francisco, CA 94118

Contact Information
Dr. Helen Kao, MD

Dr. Helen Kao, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Kao's Experience

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Dr. Kao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  • Board certified in Geriatric Medicine, Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
3

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

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
3.7
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Kao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Hayward, CA |
This doctor only cares about furthering her career. She will stop at nothing to get you out of her way. Including fabricating reports.
in San Francisco, CA |
She was wonderful to my father during the last few weeks of his life when she because his physician. She was compassionate and caring and genuine with my father and his family. I recommend her very highly!
San Francisco, CA |
Not confident with her level of treatment based on experiences over 2 years. personal morals direct her care of patients.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kao accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Kao has admitting privileges

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
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