Ratings for Dr. Pion Kao
We were referred to him by our family doctor for my son's behavior with food. He spent the hour lecturing and insulting my 7 year old. He made some pretty wild accusations about our lifestyle and as the poster a few down said - He should be asking questions first before he jumps in assuming things. My son already struggles with his self esteem and Dr Kao did not help one bit. Not to mention I lost count on how many times he brought up his kids and how perfect they were with activities/eating properly etc. Good for you but we didn't wait 3 months to hear about your children. I am livid and do NOT recommend this doctor.
Both my sons have been going to Dr.Kao shortly after birth. I'm an over paranoid mom about my children's health but that Dr.Kao has never made me feel like I am. He always took his time to address my concerns. He's an amazing doctor! With all his many clients, he seems to still always be on top of my kids health issues. Have gotten many personal calls throughout the years for health related issues. He is a father and understands the anxieties that I face as a mother. Im very grateful to have Dr.Kao as my kids pediatrician. The front desk staff are slowly improving. They used to be worst way back then.
Dr Kao is an amazing physician. Our kids have seen him for the past several years, and they love him too. Our daughter had a medical issue, and he was very helpful at helping us navigate through the maze of experts, including other physicians and medical professionals who were not always as easy to work with. Dr Kao always has a smile on his face, knows right away what advice to give us (and it's always helpful), and is open minded. We greatly appreciated his willingness to consider other points of view, and to respect that we as the parents make the decisions. We have found him a joy to work with, and recommend him highly! We have felt that our children were in very good hands with Dr Kao. His office staff are busy but friendly. We also like that he sees patients promptly at the appointment time. We have not had to wait very long to see him. We are now moving out of province, and are very sorry not to be able to have him as our kids' pediatrician any more. We'll miss him.He is superb!
My two sons see Dr. Kao. What can you say? He is an extremely likeable guy, who is kind with the kids and has provided good advice for us. He is busy, but if you need the time he takes it. We always leave with a solution. Unfortunately, the office waiting room is really uncomfortable, and staff are not friendly and no doubt overworked. But Dr. Kao is worth that hassle.
I waited 3 months to see Dr Kao. I believe a GOOD Dr should LISTEN FIRST, ASK QUESTIONS LATER. With Dr Kao it was the reverse and he spent the whole appt pacing the office lecturing me. I had a very difficult time distinguishing between Dr Kao's MEDICAL OPINION vs. PERSONAL OPINION. For example: He told me to stop breastfeeding at night and to put my son in a crib at 7 pm, close the door and not open it again until 7 am the next morning! Then informed me that he did this to his own son letting him cry 3 hr every night for 10 days before it "clicked"...um...no thank you. I found Dr Kao's advice to "let my son go hungry b/c he won't starve himself" be simplistic and downright insulting...as if that wasn't the very FIRST THING I TRIED..duh! How does Dr Kao think my son dropped 4 lbs in 6 months in the first place? Dr Kao would have known this had he bothered to look at my son's charts instead of telling me to put them back in my purse! WILL NOT GO BACK! THANKS!
Dr. Kao is (In my opinion) the best Pediatrician in Calgary. My daughter has been going there since she was a week old and is now 6yrs old. We were reffered there because my daughter has a heart problem. I trust his opinion before anyone else! He works very well with her cardiologist and other doctors.He is very knowledgable. I dont know what I would have done without him all these years!
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