Jean Jingzhi Bao

Breast surgeon


Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - General Surgery

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Additional Languages Spoken:
Mandarin

Biography


Dr. Jean Bao is a board-certified, fellowship-trained general surgeon who specializes in breast surgical oncology. She is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Dr. Bao’s clinical interests include treatment of men and women who have breast cancer, benign breast disease, genetic mutations, family history of breast cancer, or other breast cancer risk factors. Procedures performed by Dr. Bao include skin- and nipple-sparing mastectomies, partial mastectomies, oncoplastic procedures, benign breast lesion excisions, axillary node dissections, and sentinel lymph node biopsies. Dr. Bao is certified in breast ultrasound and utilizes this technology to visualize and biopsy breast masses.

She completed a breast surgical oncology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center under the mentorship of one of the world’s foremost experts in the field. Prior to joining Stanford, Dr. Bao practiced at the University of Chicago as an assistant professor of surgery in the Breast Center.

Dr. Bao works closely with medical oncology, radiation oncology, plastic surgery, genetics, and other breast cancer specialists in a multidisciplinary setting to provide high quality, evidence-based, and individualized care. Dr. Bao is a strong advocate for patient education and empowerment and strives to deliver compassionate care to patients and their families.

Her research has focused on the management of breast cancer in older patients, male breast cancer, high-risk breast cancers, and axillary lymph node management after preoperative chemotherapy. She also has strong research interests in intraoperative 3D breast imaging, the benefits and risks of prophylactic mastectomy, fertility issues in young women with breast cancer, and the role of endocrine therapy in breast cancer. She has delivered presentations on a wide range of topics related to breast cancer at national and regional meetings. The results of her research have been published in JAMA, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Breast Journal, Clinical Imaging, and elsewhere.

For her scholarship and research achievements, Dr. Bao has won numerous honors and awards. She earned the Excellence in Teaching Award twice from the University of Chicago Department of Surgery. She was also named a Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium Scholar, where she joined other medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists who lead in the field.

Dr. Bao is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She is a member of Breast Disease Site Work Group in the Society of Surgical Oncology, and serves as the society’s external liaison to the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Breast Imaging Panel. She previously held the position of chair of the Cancer Committee at University of Chicago Medicine.

Professional Summary


Education & Certifications
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, General Surgery (2016)
  • Fellowship, Cedars Sinai Medical Center Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship, CA (2016)
  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2015) TX
  • Medical Education: Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago Registrar (2010) IL

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Practice Locations


Cancer Center in Emeryville Emeryville, CA
Emeryville, CA

5800 Hollis Street

Emeryville , CA 94608

+1 (833) 444-7622

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Breast Cancer Program in Emeryville Emeryville, CA
Emeryville, CA

5800 Hollis Street

Emeryville , CA 94608

+1 (833) 444-7622

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Breast Cancer Program in Pleasanton Pleasanton, CA
Pleasanton, CA

5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Suite 100

Pleasanton , CA 94588

+1 (833) 444-7622

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Breast Cancer Care in Castro Valley Pleasanton, CA
Pleasanton, CA

5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Suite 100

Pleasanton , CA 94588

+1 (833) 444-7622

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Patient Ratings

(68 Ratings)

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4.9/5

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(17 reviews)

I appreciate Dr. Bao's caring attitude along with the professional presentation of the facts.
Dr. Bao was clear, patient and did an excellent job helping me understand my diagnosis and select a surgical option.
Dr. Bao is an excellent doctor. She is very thorough and spent a lot of time with me. She explained everything completely and gave me plenty of time to ask questions. It was the first time we met and I am very pleased that she will be doing my surgery.
Dr. Bao was very nice, professional and knowledgeable. We will highly recommend her.
Listened well, knowledgeable, spent time answering my questions. Went above and beyond.
Dr. Bao was wonderful on all fronts: expertise delivered straightforwardly with clarity, thoughtfulness as to my personal data, and optimism. She makes me feel that I will have, at 77, a good possibility of continuing in good health for a long time.
She’s an amazing Surgeon very smart and knowledgeable .
Very caring and professional
I’m speechless Dr . Bao very kind, understanding and very knowledgeable for what she does. Nice person . 👠💠🙠🙠🙠ðŸ‘
She is such a caring, kind and understanding doctor.
Great knowledge AND caring
Great doctor! Very knowledgeable and precessional.
The staff and physicians at Stanford Emerville are wonderful
Visit was great. Very efficient and informative
Very informative and reassuring visit
She seems very caring.
My appointment was very informative & Dr Bao has been very professional. I was very satisfied with my visit with her.

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