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Shih Yin Kao, MD

Dr. Kao is an ophthalmologist in the Metro Atlanta area. She is affiliated with Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.
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Conditions treated

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290 doctors
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290 doctors
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144 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more eye condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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50 doctors
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50 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more cataracts patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more dry eye syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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529 doctors
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528 doctors
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264 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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461 doctors
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462 doctors
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230 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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47 doctors
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46 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more glaucoma patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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104 doctors
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103 doctors
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51 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more type 1 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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151 doctors
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151 doctors
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75 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more conjunctivitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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26 doctors
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25 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Kao saw blepharitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Kao saw macular degeneration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.

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25 doctors
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26 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more diabetic retinopathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more strabismus patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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57 doctors
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57 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Kao saw moles patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Kao saw retinopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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70 doctors
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70 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Kao saw birthmark patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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85 doctors
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86 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Kao saw rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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14 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Kao saw lazy eye (amblyopia) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Kao saw more red eyes patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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26 doctors
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25 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Kao saw chalazion patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Kao saw farsightedness patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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9 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Kao saw retinal tear patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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21 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Kao saw nearsightedness patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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21 doctors
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20 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Kao saw uveitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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322 doctors
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321 doctors
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160 doctors
Dr. Kao saw headaches patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Kao saw pterygium patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Kao saw presbyopia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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126 doctors
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125 doctors
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62 doctors
Dr. Kao saw pink eye patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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11 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Kao saw macular hole patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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200 doctors
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199 doctors
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99 doctors
Dr. Kao saw migraine patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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16 doctors
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16 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Kao saw astigmatism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
Locations

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

Clark-Holder Clinic - LaGrange
303 Smith St
Lagrange, GA 30240
591 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Tennessee Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1996

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • Priority Health
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • Viva Health