Dr. Lillian S Kao MD Surgeon

Dr. Lillian Kao is a surgeon in Houston, Texas. She received her medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Kao accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 2001

University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2006 - 2007

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 12 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 7 years in Surgical Critical Care

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of Outcomes of Synthetic Mesh vs Suture Repair of Elective Primary Ventral Herniorrhaphy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Nguyen, M. T.,Berger, R. L.,Hicks, S. C.,Davila, J. A.,Li, L. T.,Kao, L. S.,Liang, M. K.

Review of stoma site and midline incisional hernias after stoma reversal.
Nguyen, M. T.,Phatak, U. R.,Li, L. T.,Hicks, S. C.,Moffett, J. M.,Arita, N. A.,Berger, R. L.,Kao, L. S.,Liang, M. K.

Rescuing Failures: Can Large Data Sets Provide the Answer?
Kao, L. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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