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John Kao, MD

Dr. Kao is a cardiologist in the San Jose area. He is affiliated with Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital and 4 more hospitals.
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140 doctors
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69 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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93 doctors
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94 doctors
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46 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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139 doctors
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69 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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85 doctors
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84 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more high cholesterol patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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31 doctors
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32 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more heart valve condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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178 doctors
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177 doctors
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88 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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46 doctors
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46 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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34 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more abnormal breathing patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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51 doctors
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52 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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23 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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60 doctors
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60 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more enlarged heart patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
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49 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more shortness of breath patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more swelling patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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43 doctors
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42 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more stroke patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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28 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more cardiomyopathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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31 doctors
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31 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more sleep apnea patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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Dr. Kao saw more atrial septal defect (ASD) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more heart block patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more angina patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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68 doctors
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67 doctors
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33 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more anxiety patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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24 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more fainting patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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49 doctors
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50 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more congenital heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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37 doctors
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36 doctors
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Dr. Kao saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Cruz County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Kao sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
2400 Samaritan Dr
San Jose, CA 95124
2,681 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2000

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Kao is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • El Camino Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • O'Connor Hospital
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • PacificSource
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield