James J.L. Chao, MD

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Dr. Chao has been the recipient of numerous prestigious state and national research awards. He holds multiple research grants and patents with a number of bio-tech companies in the development of novel devices for plastic and hand surgery. Dr. Chao also provides his services free of charge for many disadvantaged children by volunteering during t...

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Areas of focus

Languages Spoken

  • › English
  • › Chinese

Board certifications

  • › American Board of Plastic Surgery

Education

  • › University of Miami School of Medicine - MD and PhD
  • › New York University School of Medicine - MS - Microbiology - MD
  • › NYU Medical Center, Department of Surgery - General Surgery Residency
  • › NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center - Plastic Surgery Residency
  • › Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital - Chief Resident of Plastic Surgery
  • › NYU Medical Center - Hand Surgery Fellowship

Memberships & associations

  • › Plastic Surgery Research Council
  • › American College of Surgeons
  • › American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • › 1980-1984 Heritage Fund Scholarship, Stanford University
  • › 1989 Iron Arrow Award, University of Miami
  • › 1997 1st Place Resident's Research Award, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgery
  • › 2000 UTSW Plastic Surgery Education Award
  • › 2008 Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, Health Hero Award
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