Dr. Stephen Chao is an assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He was previously a staff physician at Legacy Community Health Services, a federally qualified health center in Houston, and was also previously on the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine.
Born and raised in Houston, Dr. Chao attended Rice University, graduating with degrees in Biochemistry and Health Policy. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and also a Masters in Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health. He completed his family medicine residency training at UT Health San Antonio and is committed to caring for the underserved residents of Houston and Harris County. His interests include care for immigrant and refugee populations, community health, and public policy.
Dr. Chao is an advisory board member of Physicians for a National Health Program, secretary of the National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians, and vice president of Health Care for All Texas.