Dr. Grace Shih Kao MD Hematologist

Dr. Grace Kao is a hematologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Kao accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 49 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 79 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Hematology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Chinese (Mandarin).

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Other Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995–1998

Tufts Medical Center
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1998–2001

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 16 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Hematology

American Board of Pathology
Certified 10 years in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

White blood cell recovery after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation predicts clinical outcome.
Kim, H. T.,Frederick, D.,Armand, P.,Andler, E.,Kao, G.,Cutler, C.,Koreth, J.,Alyea, E. P.,Antin, J. H.,Soiffer, R. J.,Ritz, J.,Ho, V. T.

Prostaglandin-modulated umbilical cord blood hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Cutler, C.,Multani, P.,Robbins, D.,Kim, H. T.,Le, T.,Hoggatt, J.,Pelus, L. M.,Desponts, C.,Chen, Y. B.,Rezner, B.,Armand, P.,Koreth, J.,Glotzbecker, B.,Ho, V. T.,Alyea, E.,Isom, M.,Kao, G.,Armant, M.,Silberstein, L.,Hu, P.,Soiffer, R. J.,Scadden, D. T.,Ritz, J.,Goessling, W.,North, T. E.,Mendlein, J.,Ballen, K.,Zon, L. I.,Antin, J. H.,Shoemaker, D. D.

SALL4 is a key transcription regulator in normal human hematopoiesis.
Gao, C., Kong, N. R., Li, A., Tatetu, H., Ueno, S., Yang, Y., He, J., Yang, J., Ma, Y., Kao, G. S., Tenen, D. G., Chai, L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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