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The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Kao is Excellent. Dr. Kao has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Keratoconus eye

Education & Awards

Dr. Kao graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona.


Dr. Kao has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital & Medical Center 
  • John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus 


  • Mandarin
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese

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Additional Information
Dr. James Jin Kao DO, MD, and MPH is a male Ophthalmologist, has 13 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. James J. Kao practice?
Dr. James Kao has 13 office locations.
Dr. James Kao practices Ophthalmology near Mission Viejo, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Santa Ana, CA and Tustin, CA.
See Mission Viejo Ophthalmologists.