Dr. Tamara Tin-May Chao, MD

Dr. Tamara Tin-May Chao, MD

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
40 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Tamara Tin-May Chao, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Tacoma, WA. She graduated from University Of California At Davis School Of Medicine and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.

MultiCare Regional Maternal Fetal Medicine

1105 Division Ave # 201

Tacoma, WA 98403
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Chao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Intrauterine Growth Restriction
high
more than 87% of peers
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
normal
more than 68% of peers
Uterine Diseases
normal
more than 28% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chao "I chose to specialize in maternal-fetal medicine because I love helping pregnant women through this special and challenging time during their lives. I have a passion for educating patients and their families Tamara Tin-May Chao, MD, is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist who is fellowship trained in maternal-fetal medicine. She provides a wide range of care to women managing high-risk pregnancies, with a special focus on infectious diseases, prenatal diagnosis and medical complications of pregnancy."
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Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Lupus
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
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Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • C-Section
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of California At Davis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends
4.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 4
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Dr. Chao's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Sent here due to my age and history of delivering my son early. Everything went smooth until we were told we were going to meet with Dr Chao. My wife and I were put into a room and could hear our exam technician being basically scolded by what came to be our doctor. Dr Chao came in seemingly...more
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Dr. Chao was an excellent specialist. My first child was born prematurely. When we were expecting our second, we wanted to do anything possible to have a full term baby. I had appointments every 2-4 weeks with Dr. Chao and her team. She took her time making sure I understood things, cared about...more
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