After his residency, Dr. Chao specialized in general surgery and became the Chief Resident, General Surgery at The St. Mary’s Hospital – Yale Univeristy School of Medicine. After that, Dr. Chao decided to focus his efforts on plastic and cosmetic surgery attending a Plastic Surgery Residency at The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX and then a Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Due to his unique skills and experience in general surgery and plastic and cosmetic surgery, Dr. Chao found a natural fit with hair transplant surgery and decided to focus 100% of his time in this area.
After an initial hair transplantation fellowship, Dr. Chao studied advanced hair transplantation techniques at a renowned clinic in Beverly Hills, CA. Dr. Chao is also a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration (ISHRS).
Educación y Entrenamiento
Dr. Chao’s experience in the field of hair transplant surgery evolved naturally from his extensive training in general surgery and cosmetic and plastic surgery.
- The University of California Berkeley – BA (1991)
- New York Medical College – M.D. (1996)
- Yale University School of Medicine – The St. Mary’s Hospital (1996 – 2002)
- Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
- General Surgery Residency
- Chief Resident, General Surgery
- Plastic Surgery Residency (2002 – 2003)
- The University of Texas at San Antonio
- Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship (2003 – 2004)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- Hair Transplantation Fellowship (2004 – 2005)
- International Society of Hair Restoration (ISHRS)
- Medical Hair Restoration (MHR)
- Beverly Hills, CA
- Staff Hair Transplant Surgeon (2005 – 2006)
- Medical Hair Restoration, Beverly Hills, CA
- Cosmetic and Hair Transplant Surgeon (2006 – Present)
- American Board of Surgery (ABS)
- American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS)
- California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (CACS) – 2005 to Present
- Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) – 2003 to Present
- Fellow, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) – 2004 to Present