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Dr. James Jee-Ling Chao FACS and MD is a male Oncologist , has 17 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery, Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, and Medical Oncology.
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Dr. James Chao has 5 office locations.
Hillcrest
UCSD Division of Plastic Surgery
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103

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Locations and availability (5)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
(24)
Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Chao is Good. Dr. Chao has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
  • Currently 2.5882352941176 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.4
  • Currently 2.3888888888889 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.2
  • Currently 2.2352941176471 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.6
  • Currently 2.6111111111111 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.6
  • Currently 2.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.5294117647059 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.3
  • Currently 2.3125 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:

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas 
  • Promise Hospital San Diego 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Chao accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 9 plans
  • Humana - 8 plans
  • Cigna - 3 plans

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James J. Chao practice?
Dr. James Chao practices Plastic Surgery, Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, and Medical Oncology near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Encinitas, CA and La Jolla, CA.
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