Dr. Michael Lao, MD

Dr. Michael Lao, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Michael Lao, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 2013 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and urology.

1003 Oakhurst Dr

Charleston, WV 25314

Contact Information

(304) 720-4455

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Maternal Anemia
very high
more than 84% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
normal
more than 77% of peers
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
normal
more than 56% of peers

Dr. Lao'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.

2  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

58  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Cystometry
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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.

Education

  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lao's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lao to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Lao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The reception staff is very very rude. I tried to schedule my first appointment with Dr. Lao that was recommended to me by a college of mine; however, the receptionist would not book my appointment due to me not knowing insurance questions that are her job to find out. I would not recommend calling...more
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Dr. Lao is amazing. Very kind and kept us informed the entire way. Sadly the office staff is terrible. Very rude, unhelpful, and just awful to work with. Calling to schedule or reschedule appointments is a hassle and you are chastised for having to change things. Calling for anything seems to be a...more
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Dr. Lau is a compassionate and competent physician. He is very down to earth and I would recommend him to any of my family members or friends. He took fantastic care of me during a procedure I had to have which I was quite nervous about. Excellent physician.
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