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Chao Adam

Adam P. Chao, MD

  • Anesthesiology
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Adam Prentice Chao, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric anesthesiologist who joined Shriners Children's Northern California in 2017. He completed his anesthesiology residency at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York where he was a chief resident. He completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Chao has volunteered on mission trips to Bangladesh and the Philippines where he provided anesthesia for craniofacial anomalies. His professional affiliations include the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society of Pediatric Anesthesiologists and the California Society of Anesthesiologists. His hobbies include off-roading, wrenching on his 4Runner, weightlifting and exploring different countries.

Pediatric Care


  • Anesthesiology

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - General
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology
Education and Training

Medical Education
Medical University of South Carolina
Charelston, SC

University of California San Francisco
San Francisco , CA
United States of America

Suny Down State Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY
United States of America

Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC
United States of America

Leadership and Memberships
  • Member, California Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Member, Society of Pediatric Anesthesiologists
  • Member, American Society for Anesthesiologists


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