John T. Kao, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon / Sports Medicine Specialist

John T. Kao, MD

Dr. Kao’s Team
Fax number 408.244.2463

Appointment Scheduler
650.995.1204

Medical Assistant
650.995.1214

Surgery Scheduler
650.995.1293

After hours/weekend
On-Call MD
650.617.2589

Specializing in arthroscopy and treatment of sports-related injuries, as well as open and arthroscopic treatment of knee, hip, ankle, shoulder, and elbow injuries. Dr. Kao is board certified in sports medicine, certified to treat knee cartilage injuries with articular cartilage implantation and meniscal transplantation, and has extensive experience with hip arthroscopy.

Education
B.S., University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

M.D., Howard University College of Medicine
Washington, DC

Training
Residency, Stanford University Hospital
Stanford, CA

Fellowship, Sports Medicine
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Inglewood, CA

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
1995-Present

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
2008-Present

Athletic Team Affiliations
West Valley College, Head Team Physician, 2001-Present
Santa Clara University, Orthopedic Consultant, 2007-Present
UC Berkeley, Orthopedic Consultant, 2010-Present
Bellarmine College Prep, Orthopedic Consultant, 2010-Present

Professional Societies
California Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Santa Clara Medical Society
Arthoscopy Association of North America
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
California Medical Assocation
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society