James Kao MD

James Kao, MD


Dr. James Kao completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude along with Graduation with Distinction. He went on to earn his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. Subsequently, he received his training in Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky. Shortly after, he received subspecialty training in Gastroenterology at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson program in New Jersey. Dr. Kao is a member of several national GI societies. Throughout his career, he has had several publications in addition to presentations at local, regional, and national meetings.

Treatment Philosophy
Practice with compassion, respect, dignity, and sensitivity. Partner with the patient and individualize treatment according to their different needs. Practice evidence-based medicine and promote quality of care. Promote wellness and prevention.
Specialties and Services
  • Evaluation and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy)
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Online Video Visits
Online Video Visits
Dr. James Kao is able to offer online tele-health services for patients who want to see or speak to the provider from the comfort of their home. Please contact our office at 626.359.3330 to schedule an appointment.
  • English
Professional Affiliations
  • Member of American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
Arcadia Office
488 E. Santa Clara St., Suite 203
Arcadia, CA 91006
Phone: (626) 359-3330
Fax: (844) 406-5406

Glendora Office
552 W. Foothill Blvd., Suite 200
Glendora, CA 91741
Phone: (626) 963-2490
Fax: (844) 406-5407