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Dr. David Chao, MD

Pulmonary Diseases

Sleep Medicine

Dr. David Chao earned his medical degree from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu and completed his internship, residency and fellowship training at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center. Dr. Chao, who speaks Chinese, has been in practice since 1988. He is board certified in pul...

Dr. David Chao earned his medical degree from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu and completed his internship, residency and fellowship training at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center.

Dr. Chao, who speaks Chinese, has been in practice since 1988. He is board certified in pulmonology, sleep medicine and critical care medicine. His primary clinical interests are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, a condition involving constriction of the airways and difficulty or discomfort in breathing), asthma, pulmonary hypertension, sleep apnea, parasomnia, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary infections and thromboembolic disease.

Prior to practicing in Houston, Dr. Chao was an assistant clinical professor at the University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine and the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He also served as director of the Sleep Medicine Lab, intensive care unit and respiratory care unit at Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Patients describe Dr. Chao as very knowledgeable and attentive. They value his thoroughness, friendliness and kindness, as well as his ability to answer questions and explain conditions.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (281) 341-3036

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care
Medical Education

John A Burns School of Medicine - University of Hawaii at Manoa 1988

Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English
Fellowship

LAC + USC Medical Center-GME 1994

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

LAC + USC Medical Center-GME 1991

PCP Number

100000029753

Clinical Interests
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Parasomnia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thromboembolic Disease
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Cities Served

Alief, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Stafford, Sugar Land, Thompsons

Zip Codes Served

77031, 77053, 77071, 77072, 77082, 77083, 77085, 77099, 77236, 77237, ...

77031, 77053, 77071, 77072, 77082, 77083, 77085, 77099, 77236, 77237, 77272, 77406, 77407, 77411, 77459, 77469, 77477, 77478, 77479, 77481, 77487, 77489, 77496, 77497, 77498

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerivantage
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • HMO Blue Texas
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp

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