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Dr. Lily Kao, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 40

Dr. Kao

Dr. Lily Kao, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Stanford University Stanford Ca in 2006 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Kao accepts the following insurance:

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Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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MultiPlan
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kao treats Osteoporosis more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Kao treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kao treats Arthritis more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Kao treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kao treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Kao treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Kao's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lily Kao, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Stanford University Stanford Ca in 2006 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

2006
Stanford University Stanford Ca
Medical School
2006

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kao

2.2

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
29.41176470588235%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
64.70588235294117%
(11)

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My hand was swollen and pained. It was difficult to perform my daily activities. I took some pain medicines. The pain was relieved but the swelling was still there. I felt very depressed. I came to see Dr. Lily . After examined and ultrasound, she gave me a shot and a new medication. The swelling...Read More
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Terrible, cold, and arrogant MD. She forms her complete opinion on blood work and not any patient symptoms, other signs, or anything another MD says. Spends 3 minutes in appointment and rushes to next appointment and is unable to get the full picture. Staff are unable to speak English and...Read More
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Not good,the dr just take time on laptop,not the client.Not worth it at all.I didn't like the way she did.Rushing.this the second time I she her,5 minutes I copayment 55 dollars.She not give me medicine for help.I need to find an other dr.
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Rude, pretentious, arrogant, and cold-hearted to her patients... Worst doctor of any profession I have met in my lifetime. I was a first time patient and she badgered me with questions and ridicule me when i couldn't answer what medications i ate for the last 20 years. Lady, i'm not a doctor and no...Read More
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I've been a patient with this doctor for 2 years and I didn't see and improvements. All i'm seeing are more problems and this doctor thinks I have no new problems occurring. She needs to reevaluate her examinations more clearly and understand her patient's sickness because the things she is doing...Read More
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