Dr. Pauline Chao, MD

Dr. Pauline Chao, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
(2)
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Dr. Pauline Chao, MD is a nephrology specialist in Norwood, MA and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from Yale University in 1976 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

825 Washington St Ste 110

Norwood, MA 02062

Contact Information

(781) 762-4199

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dehydration
high
more than 86% of peers
Gout
normal
more than 72% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Tufts New Eng Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Boston City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Tufts New Eng Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Precept Dr Norman G Levinsk
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Creole

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chao's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Chao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

No empathy when our grandmother died. Didn't want to do her part for the death certificate, wanted everyone else to take the slack to make it easier on herself. She was awful.
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