Dr. Samuel Kao, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

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.

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Dr. Kao's 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 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's 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.

    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

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    • Plastic Surgery

    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

    Education

    • Medical School
      Albany Medical College

      Graduated in 1989

    • Internship Hospital
      Albany Memorial Hospital

      Completed in 1990

    • Residency Hospital
      Albany Memorial Hospital

      Completed in 1995

      University Louisville

      Completed in 1997

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Ca

      Completed in 1998

    • Undergraduate School
      Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute

      Graduated in 1987

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Chinese, Mandarin
    • Cantonese

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • 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