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Wen Chao, MD

Wen Chao, MD Surgeon

Languages spoken:

  • Mandarin

Dr. Chao is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

About Dr. Wen Chao

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998

Clinical Expertise:

  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Cartilage (Osteochondral) Defects
  • Ankle Deformity
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction (ALR)
  • Ankle Replacement (Arthroplasty)
  • Ankle Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Tendonitis
  • Ankle Trauma
  • Bunions
  • Charcot's Joint (Neuropathic Arthropathy)
  • Dance Injuries
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Foot and Ankle Tendon Repair
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Foot Deformity
  • Foot Fusion
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Tendonitis
  • Hammer Toe
  • Independent Medical Exam (IME)
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Sport Related Ankle Injury
  • Tendon Injuries & Tendonitis

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Chao is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

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