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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-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Accepts New Patients
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
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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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
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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
Accepts New Patients
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 (179) for Ya Gao, DO

Overall: 4.8*
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Jan 10, 2023
Dr. Gao is so warm and friendly and always shows concern for my health
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Jan 10, 2023
Great attention to detail. Listens and addresses all concerns. Very professional.
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Jan 8, 2023
Always friendly and professional.
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Jan 7, 2023
I am 84 and find Dr. Gao the best doctor I have ever had. She is compassionate and very thorough with a fabulous "bedside manner."
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Dec 29, 2022
She listened to me and looked at me as I spoke.
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Dec 24, 2022
Very attentive and very informative!
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Dec 23, 2022
Dr Gao listened to my concerns.
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Dec 22, 2022
Dr.Gao is the best . She takes the time to listen with rushing her patients. If she recommends something for me to do, I will , because I trust her.She also talk time to answer your questions and explain to you on laymen terms.
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Dec 21, 2022
Dr. Gao is great she doesn't rush through an exam and takes her time
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Dec 20, 2022
Very engaged!
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Dec 17, 2022
Dr Gao is very thorough and takes time to make sure I understand the best treatment plan. She is great to work with.
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Dec 16, 2022
It was great
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Dec 16, 2022
Very personable. Great bedside manners. Took her time to explain things and made sure that I understood everything.
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Dec 15, 2022
Always excellent in every way
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Dec 15, 2022
The biggest thing: she always makes sure I feel heard.
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Dec 10, 2022
Dr.Gao is always professional and willing to listen.
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Dec 9, 2022
I always feels that she listens and actually cares. Very patient, explains everything, just great!
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Dec 9, 2022
Dr. Gao listens and responds accordingly. She very attentive and thorough. I appreciate our appointments for both physical and emotional needs.
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Dec 8, 2022
She is warm and understanding. She is knowledgeable and also speaks in ways that are easy to understand. She truly cares about her patients.
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Dec 8, 2022
I love this office!
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Dec 7, 2022
Great
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Dec 7, 2022
Listens, understands, and gives advice or opinion
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Nov 30, 2022
She was kind and resolved an issue I had had for years.
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Nov 29, 2022
Dr Gao is the best doctor
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Nov 19, 2022
Fantastic communication with patient. Referrals and prescriptions ordered before I left the office. Staff is great.Never had a better or more concerned Doctor.
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Nov 18, 2022
Top to bottom, always great service and attention.
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Nov 15, 2022
Excellent doctor
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Nov 15, 2022
Always on time and very attentive.
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Nov 14, 2022
Everything went smoothly. Did not have to wait long. Everyone was friendly
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Nov 7, 2022
She was sweet and answered all my questions.
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Nov 6, 2022
Best; caring; knowable and takes the time to make sure your health is taken care of!
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Nov 6, 2022
Collected information through sensitive questions and discussion with clear presentation on recommended actions.
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Nov 6, 2022
Dr.Gao cares,listens, knowledgable,and an excellent doctor.
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Nov 4, 2022
Listens,responds,gives recommends & options,concerned to keep me healthy
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Nov 3, 2022
Dr Gao is great!
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Nov 1, 2022
Dr. Gao is a great doctor. Very friendly and always responsive.
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Oct 27, 2022
Always friendly and knowledgeable. Never makes you feel rushed.
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Oct 17, 2022
Dr Gao was easy to talk to and took her time to listen to my medical issues. She made me and my wife very comfortable with the visit and next steps.
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Oct 15, 2022
Dr. Gao is attentive and caring.
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Oct 14, 2022
Dr Gao is the best doctor I have ever had. She takes the time to listen to you.
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Oct 10, 2022
Easy to communicate with
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Oct 8, 2022
Absolutely the best ever. The greatest care and concern.
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Oct 4, 2022
Love my Dr. She listens and has taken great care of me.
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Oct 4, 2022
Very Happy with Dr Gao as my Primary Care Physician..
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Sep 29, 2022
Dr. Yao was so personable and easy to talk to. Very informative about my upcoming procedure as well.
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Sep 28, 2022
She is great. Always takes the time to listen carefully to what you have to say and then providing a thoughtful response.
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Sep 25, 2022
Very genuine care and thorough yet direct answers
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Sep 21, 2022
Dr. Gao is a very friendly and accessible to her patients . Great bedside manner . Has a quick and logical approach to her patients symptoms.
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Sep 19, 2022
Her and her staff took great care of me and were very professional and friendly.
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Sep 17, 2022
Dr. GAO has been a wonderful care provider. She has taken time with me to address my health problems. She never makes me feel like I am taking up too much time and address any problems I have.
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Sep 17, 2022
Dr. Gao provides excellent care and makes you feel like your the only patient she has.
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Sep 16, 2022
Dr Gao was so kind and caring. She took the time to listen to my questions and answer them throughly.
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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
Dr. Gao is very patient and good with kids.
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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
Great visit, Dr Gao listens well. Great staff.
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Aug 11, 2022
Dr. Gao is amazing....considerate, understanding and skilled.
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Aug 11, 2022
Very professional
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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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