James Chao, MD.

James Chao, M.D.

Oasis MD

Dr. James Chao is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at University of California, San Diego. He received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed his general and plastic surgery training at the world-renown Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at NYU Medical Center.

Dr. Chao’s special interests include cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the hand and upper extremity, body contour surgery, and the development of new technologies in the field of plastic surgery.

Dr. Chao became a Fresh Start volunteer in 2005 and has been an invaluable resource to Fresh Start and the children we serve ever since. If you would like to join us and make a difference, fill out our volunteer application form and get started today!

2021 MEDICAL SCHEDULE

Surgery Weekends

  • January 9th & 10th, 2021
  • March 6th & 7th, 2021
  • May 15th & 16th, 2021
  • July 17th & 18th, 2021
  • September 11th & 12th, 2021
  • November 6th & 7th, 2021

2021 DENTAL CLINICS

  • February 5th (Bartsch)
  • March 26th (Yoshikane)
  • April 2nd (Bartsch)
  • May 28th (Zorro)
  • June 11th(Godes)
  • July 30th (Kohani)
  • August 27th (Kohani)
  • September 17th (Bartsch)
  • October 1st (Bartsch)
  • October 15th(Godes)
  • November 19th (Kohani)
  • Dec 3, 2021 – ???

Medical Program Committee Dates

  • February 11, 2021
  • April 8, 2021
  • June 24, 2021
  • August 19, 2021
  • October 7, 2021
  • December 9, 2021

ALL DATES ARE TENTATIVE & SUBJECT TO CHANGE

*MPC meetings are on Thursdays from 7am-9am. ALL meetings are now held at AMN Healthcare. Reminders will be sent prior to each meeting.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Our Medical Program consists of the Surgery Weekend Program, Dental Clinics & Support Services.