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Dr. George Chao, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.8 (9)
Map Pin Small Modesto, CA
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. George Chao, MD

Dr. George Chao, MD is an Internist in Modesto, CA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology. They graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Memorial Medical Center and Adventist Health Sonora. Dr. Chao, completed a residency at Boston Va Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Chao an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Chao works at Cleveland Clinic Akron in Modesto, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Doctors Medical Center
    1441 Florida Ave, Modesto, CA 95350 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (209) 383-3456
  2. 2
    Sutter Gould Medical Foundation Clinical
    600 Coffee Rd, Modesto, CA 95355 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (209) 524-1211

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  • Memorial Medical Center
  • Adventist Health Sonora

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    About Dr. George Chao, MD

    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    • English
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    • 1548204506
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Boston Va Medical Center
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    Internship
    • Boston Va Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tufts University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
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    Dr. George Chao, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Chao is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Chao works at Cleveland Clinic Akron in Modesto, CA. View the full address on Dr. Chao’s profile.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Chao. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chao.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Chao, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Chao appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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