Dr. Wen Chao, MD
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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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Dr. Wen Chao, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Chao is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital—Jefferson Health.

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    Dr. Chao's Reviews

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    3.5
    based on 28 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    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 Reviews (3)
    Philadelphia, PA |
    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 and a different approach, I might not be enduring constant intense pain.
    Philadelphia, PA |
    Dr. Chao ruined my life! She did my ankle surgery a few years ago and I've been in tremendous pain ever since.
    in Eagleville, pa |
    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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    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Heel Spur
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • 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 Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scoliosis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

    Education

    • Medical School
      Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

      Completed in 1995

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hospital Spl Surgery

      Completed in 1996

      St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center

      Completed in 1996

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Chinese

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate