Dr. Huy N. Dao, DO

Dr. Huy N. Dao, DO

General Surgery | Male | 47 years old

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My care philosophy is to provide excellent patient care for our patients with compassion and respect, and treat every patient in the same manner that I would like to be treated.Read more

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in Waterford, CA |
Well I had the lap and surgery a few years back every thing was fine at first ended up slipping so had to have it removed when discussed having lap and reinserted due to myself having weight issues was told shouldn't be an issue when it came time dealing with his staff was a challenge to get calls or emails I needed was denied by my insurance due to being 20 pounds to light even though I'm considered obese once again and feel like they can care less I'm back to the person I fought not to be??
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Dr. Dao's Care Philosophy

My care philosophy is to provide excellent patient care for our patients with compassion and respect, and treat every patient in the same manner that I would like to be treated.

Dr. Dao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Midwestern Univ Az Coll Of Osteo Med

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    Bicounty Comm/Henry Ford Hosp

    Completed in 2002

    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Bicounty Comm/Henry Ford Hosp

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    San Diego State University

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy