Dr. Tsai Chao, MD

Dr. Tsai Chao, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Tsai Chao, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Zhejiang University, School Of Medicine, Zijingang Campus in 1969 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

470 Clarkson Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger


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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Zhejiang University, School Of Medicine, Zijingang Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Interfaith Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Interfaith Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • SUNY
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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