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Dr. Leon Kao, MD

Allergy & Immunology*
5.0 (12)
Map Pin Small Germantown, MD
Accepting new patients
18 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Leon Kao, MD

Dr. Leon Kao, MD is an Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Germantown, MD. They specialize in Allergy & Immunology, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Allergy & Immunology. They graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center. Dr. Kao, completed a residency at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Kao an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Kao works at Practice in Germantown, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Anaphylactic Food Allergies along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Kao's Office Locations

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    19851 Observation Dr Ste 375, Germantown, MD 20876 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 972-3709

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  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

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Anaphylaxis
Food Allergy
Anaphylactic Food Allergies
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
Hives
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Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
Angioedema
Animal Allergies
Asthma
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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Chronic Sinusitis
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pollen Allergy
Rash
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Shortness of Breath
Sinusitis
Aeroallergen Hyposensitization Therapy
Allergy Shots
Allergy Treatment
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Desensitization
Drug Desensitization Therapy
Drug or Food Challenge
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Food Challenge
Food Desensitization Therapy
Honeybee Desensitization Therapy
Patch Testing
Abdominal Pain
Acne
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Tonsillitis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Types of Food Poisoning
Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
Anosmia
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Anxiety
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Bronchitis
Celiac Disease
Chest Pain
Common Cold
Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Food
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diarrhea
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Dizziness
Dry Eyes
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Dry Skin
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Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
Eosinophilia
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Erythema Multiforme
Esophagitis
Fever
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Food Poisoning
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Genital Herpes
Headache
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Hypertension
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Hypothyroidism
IgA Deficiency
Immunodeficiency Syndromes
Intertrigo
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Latex Allergy
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Migraine
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Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Otitis Media
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Penicillin Allergy
Pharyngitis
Pityriasis Alba
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pulmonary Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Rosacea
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Scabies
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Seborrheic Dermatitis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sinus Tachycardia
Stye
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Throat Pain
Thrush
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Tonsillitis
Toxic Effect of Venom
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Allergen Immunotherapy
Allergy Skin Testing
Allergy Testing
Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
Blood Allergy Testing
Drug Allergy Testing
Environmental Allergy Testing
Lung Spirometry
Nebulizer Treatment
Radioallergosorbent Test
Skin Testing and Screening
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Xolair® Therapy
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    About Dr. Leon Kao, MD

    Specialties*
    • Allergy & Immunology

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1265639728
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Northwestern U-Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Allergy & Immunology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Leon Kao, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kao is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kao has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kao has seen patients for Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Anaphylactic Food Allergies, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kao on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Kao. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kao.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Kao, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Kao 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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