Dr. Jane Kao, MD

Dr. Jane Kao, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jane Kao, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Grapevine, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. She specializes in pediatric cardiology.Read her story

Heart Center for Children Grapevine

1600 Lancaster Dr Ste 102

Grapevine, TX 76051
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Management
  • Benefit Planners, Inc.
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Boon-Chapman
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • Community Health Choice

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kao's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kao "Dr. Jane M Kao has been practicing in the Dallas area since 1995. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children's Hospital and her fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at UCLA College of Medicine. She is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. Her interest is in pediatric echocardiography with a special focus in fetal echocardiography. Fetal echocardiography involves the prenatal detection of congenital heart disease. Prenatal counseling is carried out at the time of the initial visit with the expectant mom regarding the fetal diagnosis. She has been consistently voted by her peers as one of D Magazine’s Best Pediatric Specialists every year since 2002. In addition, she has been picked as Texas Monthly’s Super Doctors yearly since 2005. Dr. Kao is a member of the American Heart Association (Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young), American Society of Echocardiography, Society of Pediatric Echocardiography and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is the medical director of the pediatric echocardiography laboratory at the North Texas Hospital for Children at Medical City Dallas Hospital. She currently serves as a consultant for the American Heart Association and has created educational videos for physicians & consumers in the detection of congenital heart disease. Dr. Kao serves as a physician advisor in the pediatric ultrasound curriculum at El Centro College in Dallas. Dr. Kao is also a member of the following local and regional medical affiliations: Texas Pediatric Society, Dallas County Medical Society, and Texas Medical Association."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kao "The Heart Center for Children is dedicated in providing a broad range of superior cardiac services from the prenatal period through adulthood. Our physicians, Dr. Jane M. Kao & Dr. Henry W. Kort are board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. Please view the following website to learn more about our practice and our highly specialized services."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Eating Disorders
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • James H. Quillen College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kao's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Kao saw me while I was pregnant with my daughter. She told me to abort her right away and there was no explanation as to why. She had no bedside manner and had no care that I was young and alone. I will NEVER refer anyone to her office EVER.
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We’ve been to dr Kao for over 2 years now, and i have nothing but great restaurant things to say about her. Wait times are short, office staff is great, and and Dr Kao herself is very friendly and understanding. She listens to her patients (parents) and factors that into her assessments. I was able...more
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Dr. Kao has been caring for my childs heart condition for about 20 years. She was able to detect an aneurysm at one of our routines check ups with no other indications or symptoms.I had trusted my daughters life to her since she was born.
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Dr. Kao is amazing! She is very informative and simply amazing. From our first appointment 3 years ago to now she has always exceeded our expectations. Very knowledgeable and trustworthy!
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