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Dr. John Kao, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist, Sports Medicine Specialist
24 years of experience
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Kao is Excellent. Dr. Kao has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Kao, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kao graduated from Howard University , Washington. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013)


Dr. Kao has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • El Camino Hospital of Los Gatos 
  • Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center 


  • Mandarin
  • Chinese
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John Kao MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. John Kao practice?
Dr. John Kao has 1 office location.
Dr. John Kao practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near San Jose, CA.
See San Jose Orthopedic Surgeons and San Jose Surgeons.