Kenneth Lao, MD

Baylor Scott & White Health

Director, Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Program Director, Department of Ophthalmology


Patient Care Emphasis
Diplopia, Optic Nerve Atrophy, Optic Neuritis, Optic Neuropathy, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Thyroid Eye Disease

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    July 1, 2013

  • University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, MD, 1998-2002
  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA, BA, 1994-1998

  • Specialty Training
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship, Dean McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 2012-2013
  • Ophthalmology Residency, Scott & White Eye Institute, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX, 2007-2010
  • Family Medicine Residency, In His Image, Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, OK, 2002-2005

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program

    Professional Memberships
  • Christian Ophthalmology Society
  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Chinese

    Patient Ratings

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    Friendliness/Courtesy of Provider

    4.9 out of 5
    Provider Concern for Questions/Worries

    4.8 out of 5
    Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions

    4.8 out of 5
    Time Provider Spent with Patient

    4.9 out of 5
    Likelihood of Recommending Provider

    4.9 out of 5
    Wait Time at Clinic

    4.5 out of 5

    Patient Comments



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    1815 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508