Dr. Andrew Kao, MD

Dr. Andrew Kao, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
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Dr. Andrew Kao, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from University Of California At San Francisco in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

310 E 14th St Ste 219

New York, NY 10003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Cataract Removal Surgery
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more than 18% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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more than 13% of peers
Cataract
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more than 9% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Pathology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Strabismus

13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • University Of California At San Francisco--Ocular Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute--Ophthalmic Pathology
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

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