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Dr. Ian Gao, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.9 (67)
Map Pin Small Spartanburg, SC
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Ian Gao, MD

Dr. Ian Gao, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Spartanburg, SC. Patients rated Dr. Gao an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Gao works at Carolina Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates in Spartanburg, SC with other offices in Duncan, SC and Greenville, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain and Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana 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. Gao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Carolina Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates Spartanburg
    1330 Boiling Springs Rd Ste 1600, Spartanburg, SC 29303 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (864) 582-6396
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Carolina Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates Duncan
    115 Deacon Tiller Ct Ste 2, Duncan, SC 29334 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (864) 721-0025
  3. 3
    Carolina Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates Greenville
    220 Roper Mountain Road Ext Ste B, Greenville, SC 29615 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (864) 582-6396

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Pelham Medical Center
  • St. Francis Downtown

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Joint Pain
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Treatment frequency



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Joint Pain
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Back Pain
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Low Back Pain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Patellar Chondromalacia
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
ACL Surgery
Arthrocentesis
Knee Arthroscopy
Menisectomy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Avascular Necrosis
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Hip Bursitis
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Fracture
Hip Impingement
Hip Labral Tear
Hip Pain
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Hip Socket Injuries
Hip Tendinitis
Humerus Fracture
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Arthritis
Knee Deformity
Knee Fracture
Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Patellar Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Scoliosis
Shoulder Bursitis
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Pain
Sjögren's Syndrome
Snapping Hip
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Tenosynovitis
Tibial Fracture
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Biceps Tendon Repair
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Humerus
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Fracture Treatment Open
Hammer Toe Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Dislocation
Hip Reconstruction Surgery
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Resurfacing
Knee Surgery
Meniscus Surgery
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Shoulder Surgery
Sports Medicine Related Procedures
Sports Medicine Surgery
Sports Rehabilitation
Synovial Biopsy
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Wound Repair
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    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of South Carolina
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    4.9
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    Based on 67 ratings
    Patient Ratings (67)
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    4 Star
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    About Dr. Ian Gao, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Mandarin and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1043637481
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Emory University School of Medicine
    Internship
    Undergraduate School
    • Duke University, Pratt School Of Engineering
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Ian Gao, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Gao is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Gao has seen patients for Joint Pain and Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Gao on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Gao speaks Mandarin and Spanish.

    67 patients have reviewed Dr. Gao. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Gao.

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