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Ya Gao, DO

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Ya Gao, DO

Ya Gloria Gao, DO is joining HealthTexas Provider Network Family Medicine at Prosper with a passion for Family Medicine. Dr. Gao has a wide range of professional interests, including women's health, preventative medicine, hypertension, diabetes and asthma. Dr. Gao enjoys traveling, doing yoga, and spending time with her family and friends.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenChildren (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Great West PPO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
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Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Accepts New Patients
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Accepts New Patients
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (2013)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Baylor Family Medicine Residency at Garland (2016)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Ya Gao, DO  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (158) for Ya Gao, DO

Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 13, 2022
She listens and suggests options in treating my concerns. She is kind and compassionate, I really feel that it's a partnership dealing with her!
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Sep 11, 2022
She is very attemtive and listens to you. If there is nothing she can do, she offers suggestions.
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Sep 8, 2022
The front desk, nurse, and doctor were excellent however the lab showed less professionalism
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Sep 7, 2022
Extremely helpful and professional.
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Sep 3, 2022
Dr Gao is the best doctor!
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Sep 1, 2022
Dr Gao, is the best doctor I have ever had. She continues to use her outstanding listening skills to diagnose the problems and provide specific treatments that fixes my medical issues. She has changed the quality of my life over time by systematic changes in my medication that make a huge difference.
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Aug 25, 2022
She is so helpful!
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Aug 24, 2022
Great doctor that is knowledgeable, has compassion, and easy to talk to. Truly love her as my doctor.
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Aug 23, 2022
Dr. Gao always does a wonderful job of listening to your concerns and finding a solution. She is very caring and I feel comfortable talking to her.
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Aug 19, 2022
Dr. Gao is very attentive, listens to patients patiently. Makes recommendations that would fit patients diagnosis.
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Aug 18, 2022
Dr. Gao is very attentive, caring an knowledgeable.
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Aug 18, 2022
Dr. Gao seemed warm and interested in me. She took time to listen to me and didn't make me wait long.
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Aug 16, 2022
Very kind, mad the experience pleasant and relatively simple
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Aug 12, 2022
She spent time learning about my childs history and provided relevant recommendations.
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Aug 12, 2022
Dr. Gao is very patient and good with kids.
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Aug 12, 2022
Great visit, Dr Gao listens well. Great staff.
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Aug 11, 2022
Very professional
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Aug 11, 2022
Dr. Gao is amazing....considerate, understanding and skilled.
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Aug 10, 2022
Always very friendly and professional. Takes time to listen.
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Aug 9, 2022
Dr. Gao is kind, caring, and knowledgeable. I trust her with my healthcare.
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Jul 30, 2022
Dr Gao is so caring and takes as much time as needed to hear your issues.
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Jul 29, 2022
Dr. Gao is friendly and totally understand what you need
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Jul 24, 2022
Dr Geo is amazing. Always takes the time to listen to me. She's friendly and helpful, always.
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Jul 22, 2022
Dr.Gao is always very friendly, knowledgeable, and timely. I bring my daughter to her too.
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Jul 21, 2022
Great experience. Definitely recommend Dr. Gao to others. Extra recognition to lab tech taking blood, best ever!
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Jul 21, 2022
Very attentive, listens, explains, clarifies, etc. Great Doctor
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Jul 21, 2022
Dr Gao has been an excellent care provider. She understands that I do not wish to use pharmaceutical drugs and go instead with naturopathy, which I greatly appreciate.
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Jul 20, 2022
Dr. Gao is very good. Glad she is my doctor!
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Jul 20, 2022
Listened, made comments & possible solutions, explained her analysis moving forward
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Jul 20, 2022
She is the most professional and most concerned physician I've ever had. Dr. Gao is awesome and the best.
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Jul 19, 2022
Very kind and freindly
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Jun 21, 2022
She was very thorough
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Jun 14, 2022
Always great service and listening ear giving time to ask questions and discuss options!!!
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Jun 14, 2022
Very courteous and friendly staff Dr Gao is very personable and listened to all my questions and addressed them appropriately.
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Jun 13, 2022
Dr Gao is simple the best. She cares!
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Jun 13, 2022
Dr Gao is so kind, and seems genuinely interested and concerned about any of my health concerns
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Jun 8, 2022
Dr Gao is very compassionate and listens to & responds to everything
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Jun 6, 2022
Great first visit. Friendly, attentive, helpful. The whole team seems to have a great attitude.
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Jun 2, 2022
Everyone in the office is first classfriendly, caring, efficient, professional, and knowledgeable. Dr GAO is the best!
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May 26, 2022
Dr Gao seems to be Truely interested in my health
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May 26, 2022
Excellent
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May 19, 2022
I didn't feel rushed, all my questions were answered. Provider was friendly.
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May 18, 2022
Dr. Gao and the nurses were very friendly and attentive to my questions. Can't say enough about how well they were towards me.
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May 13, 2022
She is friendly and she answered my questions
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May 12, 2022
Always pleasant and caring
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May 9, 2022
Dr. Gao is the best. Always concerned with my well being.
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May 5, 2022
Very good experience.
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May 4, 2022
She was so sweet and kind, and very concerned and answered all of my questions. I never felt rushed.
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May 4, 2022
Very friendly, professional.
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May 3, 2022
She's the best doctor I've ever seen in America. I recommended my husband to see her as well and he will.
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May 2, 2022
Dr Gao is the best! She really listens and is so kind. I feel like she is giving me the best care every visit.
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Apr 26, 2022
I could not be happier with my provider.
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Apr 26, 2022
Always a great experience!
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Apr 22, 2022
My experience was wonderful. I had concerns because the reviews that had been posted weren't so good but I have no complaints about the service I received. Dr Gao was absolutely wonderful (as was her assistant). They truly listened to me.
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Apr 21, 2022
She always listens and works hard to find the best solution for me. I don't feel like a number. I feel like my individual needs are considered.
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Apr 20, 2022
Always a wonderful experience.
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Apr 20, 2022
Always professional, always smiling. Welcoming, efficient.
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Apr 14, 2022
Best doctot I have had in my 83 years. I am so impressed with BSW.
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Apr 12, 2022
Dr. Gao is simply the best. She demonstrates genuine care and concern, and makes difficult conversations so much easier with her kind demeanor. She is, by far, the best doctor I have ever had. Special thanks to Dr. Gao for all she does.
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Apr 9, 2022
Dr. Gao has the best bedside manner. She listened to all of my concerns and she truly cares. I have high anxiety going to the Doctor and she is so calming.
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