A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Chiao is a board certified bariatric and general surgeon from the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Chiao completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he developed a profound interest in minimally invasive techniques in all aspects of surgery, especially bariatrics. Following his general surgery training, Dr. Chiao completed his fellowship in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he performed over 400 operations under the mentorship of Dr. Anita Courcoulas, a renown bariatric surgeon. He has attended the Worldwide Meeting of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association in Chicago, the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Fundamentals Conference in Sedona, Arizona, and SAGES Flexible Endoscopy Course for Minimally Invasive Fellows in San Diego, California.
New to the New York Bariatric Group, Dr. Chiao has already proven himself experienced based on his memberships and certificates in the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Clinical Robotic Surgical Association, and Advanced Trauma Life Support.