Dr. Pauline Chao, MD

Dr. Pauline Chao, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
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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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Chao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Chao treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Dehydration
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao treats Dehydration more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Chao treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chao treats Vascular Disease more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Chao treats this condition more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Chao's conditions and procedures:

Acidosis
Acute Kidney Failure
Alkalosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Dehydration
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
End-Stage Renal Disease
Gout
Hemodialysis
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Disease
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Peritoneal Dialysis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Purpura
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
Ureteral Stones
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

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

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Creole
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chao's Reviews

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3.0

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
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What People Say About Dr. Pauline Chao, MD
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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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Norwood Hospital

Norwood, MA