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James Chao, MD

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand
James Chao, MD
Accepts new patients
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

8901 Activity Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
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Phone Number
844-627-4763

Expertise

  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Biography

Dr. James Chao is fellowship-trained in hand and microvascular surgery. He specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, as well as cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, reconstructive breast surgery and body contour surgery. He is also committed to developing new plastic surgery technologies.


Dr. Chao is a former professor of surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at UC San Diego from 2004-2012.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, 2001

Medical Education

  • New York University School of Medicine, MD, 1993

Residencies

  • Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Plastic Surgery, 1998
  • New York University, Plastic Surgery, 1998
  • New York University Medical Center, General Surgery, 1996

Fellowships

  • New York University, Plastic Surgery of the Hand, 1999

Graduate Education

  • New York University School of Medicine, MS, Microbiology, 1992

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