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Dr. Catherine Chao, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology* Age 59
Dr. Catherine Chao, MD
3.5 (15 Ratings)

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Catherine Chao, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology* Age 59
Fairfax, VA
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Offers telehealth

 

Overview

Dr. Catherine Chao, MD works in Fairfax, VA as a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist and has 33 years experience.

They are board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1991. At present, Dr. Chao has received an average rating of 3.5 from patients and has been reviewed 15 times. They are affiliated with Inova Fairfax Hospital. Their office accepts new patients and has telehealth appointments. Dr. Chao also speaks Chinese. Dr. Chao practices at Practice in Fairfax, VA.

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This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule.

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Locations

  1. 1 Office
    3023 Hamaker Ct Ste 600, Fairfax, VA 22031
  2. 2 Pediatric Specialists of Virginia Asc
    3023 Hamaker Ct Ste 400, Fairfax, VA 22031

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chao
3.5
Based on 15 Reviews
5 Stars (7)
4 Stars (2)
3 Stars (1)
2 Stars (1)
1 Star (4)

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May 15, 2019
A very good doctor, so helpful
— May 15, 2019
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About Me

Languages Spoken
Chinese
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Specialties*
Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    1991
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certifications
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Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Ucla Medical Center
    1997
Fellowship Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Catherine Chao, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Chao accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Chao accepts here.

Yes, Dr. Chao speaks Chinese. See Dr. Chao's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Chao has a star rating of 3.5/5 and has been reviewed 15 times.

Dr. Chao is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Dr. Chao has been practicing as a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist for 33 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

Know Before You Go

Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)