Dr. Samuel Kao, MD
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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Samuel D Kao MD 450 Sutter St San Francisco, CA 94108 Get Directions

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.

Biography

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

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  •  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