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Dr. Nelson Chao, MD

Hematology ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Chao

Duke Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinic

2400 Pratt St Durham, NC 27705

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Dr. Nelson Chao, MD is a hematology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Yale University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.


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(919) 668-1027

Dr. Chao accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Chao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Multiple Myeloma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao treats Multiple Myeloma more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Chao treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Bone Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao treats Bone Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Chao treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hip Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
Reticulosarcoma
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao treats Reticulosarcoma more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Chao treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Chao's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

What makes Duke unique in bone marrow transplants is its holistic approach. We take care of the disease -- which is important because these are very serious potentially fatal diseases. But at the same time we pay attention to patients emotional and p...

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1987
Stanford University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1985
Stanford University
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Stanford U Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1981
Yale University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1985
1982
1981

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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