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Pediatric Cardiology | Female

Heart Center for Children 7777 Forest Ln Ste B320 Dallas, TX 75230 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

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.

Biography

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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based on 12 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Kao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Rockwall, TX |
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.
in Coppell tx |
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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      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.

      Dr. Kao's Care Philosophy

      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.

      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 Pediatric Cardiology
      •  Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      Board Certifications

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      • Pediatric Cardiology

      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
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
      • Syncope
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Education

      • Medical School
        James H. Quillen College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1989

      • Internship Hospital
        Baylor University
      • Residency Hospital
        Baylor University
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Baylor University

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Cardiology
      • Cardiology
      • Pediatrics

      Procedures Performed

      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Echocardiography
      • Fetal Echocardiography
      • Holter Monitoring
      • Stress Test
      • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)