Board Certified Physician 20 years in Medical Practice
Dr. Dao is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine ad strives to provide quality medical consultations for his patients to ensure they are getting the best care possible. Initial visits to "meet the Doctor" are available in our office. We can be your Primary Care Physician, helping you navigate through the complex medical system, and help you get the care and treatments that you need.
Osteopathy is a Specialized form of care founded by AT Still, which our office specializes in. An Osteopathic Physician receives special training in the musculoskeletal system, your body's interconnected system of nerves, muscles and bones. By combining this knowledge with the latest advances in medical technology, they offer patients the most comprehensive care available in medicine today.
Osteopathic physicians focus on prevention, tuning into how a patient's lifestyle and environment can impact their wellbeing. DOs strive to help you be truly healthy in mind, body and spirit -- not just free of symptoms.
Sports Medicine and Surfing Medicine
Dr. Dao has been a consulting physician for the WSL World Championship Tour and Medical Director for the Hawaii Triple Crown of Surfing since 1997. He has been Physician for the Pipe Masters events for 21 years running (arguably the most prestigious surfing event in the world), and the "the Eddie" Big Wave event held at the famous Waimea Bay on numerous occasions. As one of the physicians responsible for providing care for these elite professional surf athletes throughout the world, Dr. Dao has been invited to care for the Touring Professional Surf athletes in places such as Australia, Japan, Tahiti, South Africa, California, France, Ireland and Mexico.
An avid surfer and sports enthusiast himself, Dr. Dao can be found surfing the big waves of Oahu’s North Shore each season. His cameo portrayal and mention in the Universal Pictures movie "Blue Crush", was entertaining to all who saw it, and confirms that Dr. Dao is the "North Shore Surf Doc". Dr. Dao is an Osteopathic Physician, providing quality Sports Medical treatments, and provides Osteopathic Manipulation as a part of his unique and highly sought after care.
SPECIAL! Botox $11 per unit (while supplies last)
Dr. Dao has had tremendous success treating patients with Botox.
- Botox is the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatment, with more than 6 million Botox treatments administered each year.
- Botulinum toxin is used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
- People also use Botox to treat excessive sweating, migraines, muscular disorders, and some bladder and bowel disorders.
SPECIAL! $70 Telemedicine appointments (per 15 minutes)
Welcome to the future, telemedicine services are available from Dr. Dao. For those not familiar with this fast growing technology, Telemedicine is the remote delivery of health care services and clinical information using telecommunications technology. This includes a wide array of clinical services using internet, wireless, satellite and telephone media. Essentially, we can help you with medical services from the convenience of your own home, either by secure Video chat of by secure cellular phone. Services may be provided anywhere in California or Hawaii.
Dr. Dao can provide you with a sound quality weight management program, including an initial consultation, assessment and treatment plan to get you on your way to achieving your desired body weight goals. Contact our office today to set up an appointment.
SPECIAL! $99 ( per 20 minutes, must be within 10 mile radius of our office during business hours)
If you are not able to make it to our office, arrangements can me made for Dr. Dao to make a home visit to you. Please contact our office to find more details regarding out Home Visits service.
Dr. Dao is available for Concierge Medical care to those patients who wish for exclusive and personalized Medical services. Call Dr. Dao for more information.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
5pm – 6pm
As a service to the Santa Monica Community, Dr. Dao is offering the following :
Free School or Sports Physicals for any Santa Monica Unified School District Student for the Month of April, 2018
Medicare Insurance Accepted
Dr. Dao accepts most major Medical insurances, including, United Health, Medicare, Anthem, Blue Cross, Aetna, Cigna.Tricare, and Humana. Some fees may be collected at the time of service, and then reimbursed to you by your insurance company. Worker's Compensation and No Fault Insurance is also accepted upon approval. Patients should be familiar with the coverage on procedures and deductible that they are responsible for. Please make sure to contact us of any change in address, phone number, and insurance on your account. Patients will be responsible if charges are not covered by insurance.
Non insurance Services We are happy to provide care for patients without medical insurance. Please feel free to ask us if any financial problem is a concern. We will make every effort to accommodate you, or refer you to a location that provides you with your needs. Payment will be requested at the time of visit in cash or check.
Appointments/Speaking with the Doctor: To make an appointment to see Dr. Dao, please call the clinic ahead of time. For new patients, the receptionists will need to know what your insurance carrier is and a brief description of the visit.
Convenient Telemedicine Appointments
We also provide care via Telemedicine appointments as a convenient option, which can be done from the convenience of your device or smartphone. Please call 310 576-2505 for a Telemed consult today.