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

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Patient Reviews

2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
(30)
Patient comments (18)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Chao is Good. Dr. Chao has been reviewed by 30 patients who have provided 18 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.7
  • Currently 2.7368421052632 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.6
  • Currently 2.55 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.4
  • Currently 2.4210526315789 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
  • Currently 2.8095238095238 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.7
  • Currently 2.7 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.7
  • Currently 2.6842105263158 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Chao, FACS, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Microsurgery
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Chao graduated from New York University. He has 1 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Chao has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • UC San Diego Health System 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Jee-Ling Chao FACS and MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James J. Chao practice?
Dr. James Chao has 5 office locations.
Dr. James Chao practices Plastic Surgery near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Encinitas, CA and La Jolla, CA.
See San Diego Plastic Surgeons.