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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 3 more hospitals.
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Dr. Kao saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more high cholesterol patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more heart valve condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more abnormal breathing patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more enlarged heart patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more shortness of breath patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more swelling patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more stroke patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more cardiomyopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more sleep apnea patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw atrial septal defect (ASD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more heart block patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more angina patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more anxiety patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more fainting patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more heart failure patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more congenital heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kao saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. 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
2,041 miles away
  • Spanish

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

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Interventional Cardiology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Advanced Heart Failure And Transplant Cardiology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Cardiovascular Disease
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Stanford Health Care
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

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