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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shih Kao is Excellent. Dr. Kao has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Shih Kao, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Thyroid Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Kao graduated from Southern Illinois University, Springfield. She has 1 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)


Dr. Kao has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Emory University Hospital 
  • Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital 
  • West Georgia Medical Center 


  • Taiwanese
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Japanese

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Additional Information
Dr. Shih Yin Anna Kao MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 16 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Shih Y. Kao practice?
Dr. Shih Kao has 1 office location.
Dr. Shih Kao practices Ophthalmology near Lagrange, GA.
See Lagrange Ophthalmologists.