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Dr. Charlene Chao, MD

Dr. Charlene Chao, MD

General Surgery

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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

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

Procedures Performed

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