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Dr. Steven Chao, MD

Colorectal Surgery
3.0 (2)
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Steven Chao, MD

Dr. Steven Chao, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Astoria, NY. They graduated from The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences SUNY at Buffalo and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Chao works at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Cardiology and Surgical Specialties in Astoria, NY with other offices in Flushing, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal, Anal Fistula and Hemorrhoids along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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
    NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Cardiology and Surgical Specialties
    2747 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
  2. 2
    Internal Medicine
    56-45 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

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Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal Chevron Icon
Anal Fistula Chevron Icon
Hemorrhoids Chevron Icon
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration Chevron Icon
Anal and Rectal Cancer Chevron Icon
Anal Fissure Chevron Icon
Anal or Rectal Pain Chevron Icon
Anorectal Abscess Chevron Icon
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Appendicitis Chevron Icon
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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy Chevron Icon
Colorectal Cancer Chevron Icon
Constipation Chevron Icon
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags Chevron Icon
Intestinal Obstruction Chevron Icon
Pelvic Abscess Chevron Icon
Secondary Malignancies Chevron Icon
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage Chevron Icon
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Crohn's Disease Chevron Icon
Destruction of Anal Tumor Chevron Icon
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) Chevron Icon
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open) Chevron Icon
Excision of Rectal Tumor Chevron Icon
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chevron Icon
Intestinal Abscess Chevron Icon
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Laparotomy Chevron Icon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract Chevron Icon
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures) Chevron Icon
Puncture Aspiration Chevron Icon
Rectovaginal Fistula Chevron Icon
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) Chevron Icon
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft) Chevron Icon
Sphincterotomy Chevron Icon
Ulcerative Colitis Chevron Icon
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    About Dr. Steven Chao, MD

    Specialties
    • Colorectal Surgery
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1033370028
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences SUNY at Buffalo
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Steven 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.

    Dr. Chao has an average wait time of Over 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Chao has seen patients for Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal, Anal Fistula and Hemorrhoids, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Chao on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Chao. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chao.

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