Dr. Ming Shian Kao, MD

Dr. Ming Shian Kao, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
Dr. Ming Shian Kao, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from National Taiwan University, College Of Medicine in 1961 and specializes in gynecologic oncology.

1031 Bellevue Ave Ste 400

Saint Louis, MO 63117

Contact Information

(314) 977-7455

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
more than 86% of peers
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
more than 85% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated


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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • National Taiwan University, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Peoria Meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Barnes Hosp/Wash University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Queens University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kao to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 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

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Kao is a brilliant doctor and I would recommend him to any and everyone I know. He listens to you. He lets you ask as many questions as you like. He allows you to make your own healthcare decisions all while giving you the pros and cons of those decisions. I just love this doctor! There's not...more
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