About

Dr. Kao is a double board-certified Pain Medicine as well as Rehabilitation physician. He is the Clinic Chief & Associate Chief of Operations of Stanford Pain. Prior to pursuing medicine, he obtained his PhD at Harvard as a Howard Hughes Fellow. His graduate studies included machine learning, statistical genetics, and genomics.

Dr. Kao has a wide range of clinical experiences as a primary care physician in a community practice, a rehabilitation physician in a traumatic brain injury unit, and now as a full-time pain specialist in an academic medical center clinic.

For referrals to the Pain Clinic at Stanford Health Care, please call (650) 723-6238

Dr. Kao offers a Second Opinion Service via Stanford Health Care: https://stanfordhealthcare.org/second-opinion/overview.html

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