Dr. Samuel Kao, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(3)
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Dr. Samuel Kao, MD
Dr. Samuel Kao, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Kao is affiliated with Chinese Hospital, Alameda Hospital, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and NorthBay Medical Center.

450 Sutter St

San Francisco, CA 94108

Contact Information
Dr. Samuel Kao, MD

Dr. Samuel Kao, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • 2 More

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Care Philosophy

MISSION STATEMENT ? We are here to provide the best in cosmetic surgery, hand surgery and general plastic surgery. ? We will use all of our talents to care for our community throughout the Bay Area. ? We shall strive to promote happiness and good health among ourselves and our patients. ? We are committed to Excellence.
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Dr. Kao's Experience

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Dr. Kao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
27

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain
30

Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Ca
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kao to family and friends
4.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Kao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Kao accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Power Select HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
    Blue & Gold HMO
    Employer Group HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Kao has admitting privileges

Alameda Hospital
2070 Clinton Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
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Chinese Hospital
845 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94133
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NorthBay Medical Center
1200 B Gale Wilson Blvd
Fairfield, CA 94533
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Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St
San Francisco, CA 94109
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