Dr. Pauline Chao, MD

Dr. Pauline Chao, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 66
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chao's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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