Dr. Liping Yao, MD

Dr. Liping Yao, MD

Pain Management  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Liping Yao, MD is a pain management specialist in Exton, PA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Shanghai Med U in 1983 and specializes in pain management, headache management, and more.Read his story

682 W Lincoln Hwy

Exton, PA 19341

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Yao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Nerve Block, Somatic

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao performs Nerve Block, Somatic more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Yao performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Peripheral Nerve Block

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao performs Peripheral Nerve Block more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Yao performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Myofascial Trigger Point Injection

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao performs Myofascial Trigger Point Injection more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Yao performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Yao's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Back Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Facet Joint Injection
Foot Conditions
Hand Conditions
Head and Neck Pain
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Morton's Neuroma
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Yao is interested in applying alternative medicine to his routine medical practice. He believes that patients can often get better treatment results by combining traditional medicine, injections and medications, and alternative medicine, acupu...


  • Pain Management
  • Acupuncture
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


  • 2000
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1997
    Albany Med Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1983
    Shanghai Med U
    Medical School


  • Chinese
  • English


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What People Say About Dr. Liping Yao, MD
Very compassionate Doctor. Great bedside manner, always wants to help, flexible hours, courteous staff. Really knows how to help his patients.
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I have suffered from chronic headaches for a long time. I'd had it with doctors just giving me pain relievers and not really getting to the root of the problem. Dr. Yao took a great deal of time listening to my concerns and together with me deciding on the best treatment. Best of all my...Read More
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Independence Blue Cross
Personal Choice PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone 65
Keystone 65 Direct
Keystone 65 Focus
Keystone 65 Focus HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
Keystone Select
Keystone VIP Choice
Medicare Advantage HMO
TriCare for Life
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

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Chester County Hospital

West Chester, PA