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Dr. Frank Zhao, MD

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Overview

Dr. Frank Zhao, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Critical Care Surgery, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from Vanderbilt University and is affiliated with The Queens Medical Center.

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    9898 Genesee Ave 6th Fl, San Diego, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 824-5494
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    Scripps Green Hospital
    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 554-9765

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  • The Queens Medical Center

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    About Dr. Frank Zhao, MD

    Specialties
    • Critical Care Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1861703779
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Vanderbilt University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
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