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Dr. Robert Jao, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Jao

Dr. Robert Jao, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Kailua, HI and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Univ Hawaii in 1992 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(808) 263-4665

Dr. Jao accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Jao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jao treats Abdominal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Jao treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jao treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Jao treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jao treats Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Jao treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Jao's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Jao, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Kailua, HI and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Univ Hawaii in 1992 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

1997
University Of California-Los Angeles
Fellowship Hospital
1995
UCLA San Fernando Valley
Residency Hospital
1992
Univ Hawaii
Medical School
1997
1995
1992

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Jao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jao

4.0

Based on 52 reviews

5 Stars
71.15384615384616%
(37)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
21.153846153846153%
(11)

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My experience with Dr. Jao has been amazing. He has taken the time at every appointment to make sure I am comfortable, and understand completely what will happen step by step during procedures. He never seems rushed and will give the attention needed to make sure he gives the best treatment and...Read More
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Some rooms don't have sinks, which seems like a hygiene problem given the type of procedures are performed. On one occasion the computer was left on with another patient's record/information clearly visble. Dr. repeatedly pushed elavil for "pelvic sensitivity ". Also, the sterilization procedures...Read More
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I would highly recommend Dr. Jao to family and friends. He is an anomaly when it comes to physicians. He truly cares about his patients and spends quality time getting to the source of the problem. He honestly changed my life by having me look at the root of my abdominal issue, which I, by the...Read More
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The best Dr. I've ever had! Very compassionate and knowledgeable. Wants to teach so you know as much about your body and issues as he does. Can really tell he and his staff care. His NP, Shiho, is the same as well
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There's only 2 words to describe Dr. Jao. Guardian Angel. I have had such debilitating health issues for the past 12 years and Dr. Jao has been truly my blessing. In the day of computers, most doctors stare at their screen vs their patients. Dr. Jao listens and offers the best solution for me...Read More
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