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Dr. Patricia Kao, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.7 (55)
Map Pin Small Salem, OR
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23 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Patricia Kao, MD

Dr. Patricia Kao, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Salem, OR. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine and is affiliated with Salem Hospital and Salem Health West Valley Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kao an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Kao works at Practice in Salem, OR with other offices in Dallas, OR. They frequently treat conditions like Diarrhea along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Salem Gastroenterology Consultants PC
    875 Oak St SE Ste 3010, Salem, OR 97301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (503) 397-7520
  2. 2
    Salem Health West Valley
    525 SE Washington St, Dallas, OR 97338 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (503) 399-7520

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  • Salem Hospital
  • Salem Health West Valley Hospital

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Ulcerative Colitis

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Diarrhea
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Nausea
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Ulcerative Colitis
Abdominal Pain
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Tobacco Use Disorder
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vomiting Disorders
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Adult Failure to Thrive
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Cirrhosis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholangitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Colitis
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Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Confusion
Congenital Achalasia
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Dizziness
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Genital Warts
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Disease
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Insomnia
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Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Prolapse
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytopenia
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pancreatitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peptic Ulcer
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Postnasal Drip
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Purpura
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Pyloric Stenosis
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Sarcoidosis
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Skin Ulcer
Sleep Apnea
Splenic Infarct
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Throat Pain
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Visceroptosis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin_Deficiency
Warts
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Wheezing
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Anoscopy
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Bile Duct Procedure
Capsule Endoscopy
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Diabetes Counseling
Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopy
ERCP With Spincterotomy
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Immunization Administration
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
Pap Smear
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.7
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    Based on 55 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1063576437
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • University Of Vermont, College Of Medicine, Fletcher Allean Health
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kao has seen patients for Diarrhea, 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.

    55 patients have reviewed Dr. Kao. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kao.

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