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Plastic Surgery Specialist, Surgical Specialist
8 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dennis Kao is Excellent. Dr. Kao has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Microsurgery
  • Tendon Transfer
  • Trigger Finger Disorder

Education & Awards

Dr. Kao graduated from The University of Texas at Galveston. He has 8 awards.

AO North America Free Paper Award
University of Washington Undergraduate Scholar Award
James Hall & Rose Glazier Scholarship
Mayo Clinic Scholarship for Reconstructive Surgery Symposium
Howard Hughes Summer Research Scholarship
George Edward Longshie Scholarship
University Entrance Scholarship
Competitive Academic Scholarship


Dr. Kao has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul 
  • Baylor Heart And Vascular Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Dennis S Kao MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 8 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Dennis S. Kao practice?
Dr. Dennis Kao has 1 office location.
Dr. Dennis Kao practices Plastic Surgery and Surgery of the Hand near Dallas, TX.
See Dallas Plastic Surgeons and Dallas Surgeons.