Dr. Wen Chao, MD

Dr. Wen Chao, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Wen Chao, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

230 W Washington Sq Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Morton's Neuroma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis

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19  Procedures

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Hospital Spl Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • St Luke'S Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chao's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chao to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

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

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Chao did my achilles and she did an phenomenal job. It's been 6 wks since surgery and the healing is going really well. My scar is minimal in length and has a very low profile. Much more importantly, my tendon is clearly well along on the path to recovery. I had minimal pain following surgery,...more
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Dr. Chao has taken care of my family for many years and there is no one else I would consult for a foot or ankle problem. She is a wonderful doctor, a brilliant diagnostician, and an excellent surgeon. She is caring and attentive. Her entire practice - nurses, assistants, schedulers - is...more
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I went to Dr. Chao because a friend had a very successful outcome of a different foot problem. However, my foot surgery is a disaster. My foot is 1000 times more distorted and painful than before the operation, and I have learned from several consultations elsewhere, that with a proper diagnosis ...more
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Dr. Chao ruined my life! She did my ankle surgery a few years ago and I've been in tremendous pain ever since.
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I LOVE DR CHAO,SHE IS THE BEST DOCTOR EVER, SHE HAS A HEART OF GOLD. SHE PUT ME BACK TOGETHER, STILL HAVING ISSUE'S BUT THAT COMES WITH MY INJURY..WOULD NOT ASK FOR A BETTER DOCTOR...THANKS DR CHAO....
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