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Dr. Chia Chi Kao, MD
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
21 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (29)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Chia Chi Kao, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon is Good. Dr. Kao has been reviewed by 67 patients who have provided 29 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Chia Chi Kao, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

Education & Awards

Dr. Kao graduated from University of Washington, Seattle. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Kao has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • St. John's Hospital & Health Center 
  • Saint John's Health Center 


  • Mandarin
  • Chinese

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Additional Information
Dr. Chia Chi Kao MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Chia Chi Kao practice?
Dr. Chia Chi Kao has 2 office locations.
Dr. Chia Chi Kao practices Plastic Surgery and Surgery near Santa Monica, CA.
See Santa Monica Plastic Surgeons and Santa Monica Surgeons.