Dr. Nelson Chao, MD

Dr. Nelson Chao, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Nelson Chao, MD is a pulmonologist in Shelton, CT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Far Eastern University--Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation in 1982 and specializes in pulmonary disease, internal medicine, and more.

4 Corporate Dr Ste 268

Shelton, CT 06484

Contact Information

(203) 402-0377

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Blood Oxygen Level
normal
more than 62% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
normal
more than 58% of peers
Acute Pharyngitis
normal
more than 51% of peers

Dr. Chao'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.

3  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

61  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Far Eastern University--Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Cabrini Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Far Eastern University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Cabrini Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chao's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Chao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have been a patient of Dr. Chao for many years. Despite my having moved to Florida, I still come to see him at least once or twice a year in CT. He is a very caring doctor and I would highly recommend him to anyone with Asthma and/or allergies.
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My husband and I have been with Dr. Chao for several years on the recommendation of a friend. I couldn't be happier with the care he gives and the compassion and concern he has for us. He is very knowledgeable and I always feel at ease and well educated regarding diagnosis when I've seen him. ...more
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Dr. Chao has taken excellent care of me, my allergies, and COPD lungs for over 30 years! Dr. Chao is a superb, warm, and brilliant physician who, when needed, goes way beyond normal professional expectations. When he moved his office to Shelton, I continued to drive from Westport . He is...more
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