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Dr. Charlene Chao, MD

Dr. Charlene Chao, MD

General Surgery

Office Locations

About Me

Dr. Charlene Chao, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Brooklyn, NY and has 18 years of experience. Dr. Chao specialty is General Surgery and she is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

Education

  • Medical School: Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital: Geisinger Health System (2006)

Insurance Accepted

Aetna
Amerihealth
Anthem
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
MultiPlan

Conditions Treated

Crohn's Disease
Breast Lump
Anal Fistula
Small Intestine Cancer
Bone Cancer
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Anal or Rectal Pain
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Megacolon
Lung Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ischemic Colitis
Gastric Ulcer
Hiatal Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Breast Cancer
Peptic Ulcer
Anal Fissure
Tonsillitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Cancer
Ventral Hernia
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Varicose Veins
Colorectal Cancer
Hidradenitis
Liver Cancer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Constipation
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Abdominal Pain
Pancreatic Cancer
Ileus
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Inguinal Hernia
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Partial Lung Collapse
Acute Bowel Infarction
Thyroid Nodule
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Lipomas
Rib Fracture
Intestinal Abscess
Esophageal Cancer
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Hyperparathyroidism
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Incisional Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Umbilical Hernia
Gallbladder Cancer
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Intestinal Obstruction
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Gynecologic Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Gallstones
Pleural Effusion
Pelvic Abscess

Procedures Performed

Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Gallbladder Removal
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Splenectomy
Mastectomy
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Gastrotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparotomy
Puncture Aspiration
Wound Repair
Biopsy of Breast
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Thoracentesis
Duodenal Polypectomy
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Gynecomastia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Colectomy
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Varicose Vein Procedure
Lumpectomy
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Skin Grafts
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Breast Reconstruction
Trigger Point Injection
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Hernia Repair
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Esophagomyotomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Sphincterotomy
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Anoscopy
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Gastrectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Tracheal Surgery
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Port Placements or Replacements
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Abdominoplasty
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
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