Biography


Lilian Tsao, MD is originally from Maryland and received her undergraduate degree at University of Virginia. After attending medical school at Tufts University in Boston, she moved to Southern California and completed her Family Medicine Residency training at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Her family resides in the Bay Area and she looks forward to establishing herself in Alameda. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and her medical interests include adolescent and women's health as well as the full breadth of Family Medicine.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine (2007)
  • Residency: Long Beach Memorial Med Ctr (2007) CA
  • Medical Education: Tufts University (2004) MA

Practice Locations


Alameda Family Physicians Alameda, CA
Alameda, CA

2433 Central Ave

Alameda , CA 94501

(510) 521-2300

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Patient Ratings

(361 Ratings)

Overall Rating
4.8/5

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4.9/5
Friendliness
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.8/5
Explanations
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.8/5
Listens
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.8/5
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8/5
Clear Communication
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.8/5
Time Spent
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.8/5
Recommend to others
Your confidence in this care provider
4.5/5
Wait times
Wait time at clinic (from arriving to leaving)

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Patient Reviews

(72 reviews)

Excellent Dr. Tsao. She was very concern & attentive in helping my cyst surgical wound to heal. Her instruction & care help my wound to heal. Highly recommend her to my friends.
Dr Tsao was off-the-charts empathetic and patiently explained my bloodwork results
Dr Tsao provides a very good experience
i will rate Dr. Tsou 10: Its always a pleasant seeing her, even im not feeling well.
Dr. Lillian Tsao consistently demonstrates compassion, caring and knowledge.
Dr. Tsao was very knowledgable and easy to talk to. She shared updated recommendations and made me feel very comfortable. I would definitely recommend Dr. Tsao.
Answered all of my questions and was helpful
Feel comfortable addressing concerns. The doctor always listens and the appointment slot time is never rushed.
Dr. Tsao is the best doctor I have ever had.
I have complete confidence in Dr Tsao. I would give her the highest rating possible. In my experience, she goes "above and beyond the call of duty" for her patients.
Loved meeting Dr. Tsao and happy to have her as my primary care doctor in the area. I moved here within the past 3 months.
Dr. Tsao is the most caring and most compassionate doctor in the whole world! She always put me at ease no matter what my concern is. Absolutely the BEST! Thank you, Dr. Tsao!
Dr Tsao is an excellent doctor. She listens and talks to you about your concerns and issues. She cares!
I would like to adopt Dr. Tsao.
Dr Tsao is great and so is her assistant.
Dr. Tsao was wonderful!
Dr. Tsao is a treasure
Dr. Tsao explained a few things to me that I didn't understand that was quite helpful.
Dr. Tsao has great "bedside manner" - she is caring and explains to inform patients.
I really like Dr. Tsao, she is very friendly and listens well and provides very thorough notes on every visit. I did refer my daughter to her.
My care provider was very attentive and helpful.
Dr. Tsao and her nurse are excellent.
Dr. Tsao cares.
I have used Dr. Tsao as my family doctor for 7 or 8 years. I have been very happy with her care. Dr. Tsao is very caring doctor to her patients. Very good doctor! I don't want to switch to other doctor ever.
Dr Tso is the best!
Dr Tsao care for her patient, is more than very good. its excellent.
Overall experience was great, definite improvement in wait time and provider did not seem as rushed as she had in past.
my experience is very good with staff and care provider.
Information was laid out in a clear manner, and an an action plan set with defined steps and branching outcomes explained. I really appreciated that approach over all other experiences I have had at this clinic, where it was sometimes like pulling teeth just to understand why a test was being ordered.
I am so impressed with Dr. Tsao that I recommended her to my partner.
Dr. Tsao is the best
Outstanding care.
Dr Tsao is fantastic.
in other offices I've had bad experiences. here I've only had good experiences!
All of the Doctor's at this location are top notch. I have seen many over the last 15 years, on and off as insurance provider has switched. Lillian Tsao is excellent at listening and educating and seeming like she cares.
Dr. Tsao has been the best dr. I have ever had -
to rate Dr Tsao and her assistant re more than very good, i will sy excellent on all. LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE DR.TSAO. VERY CARING
Overall visit was very good.
This has been the best experience I've ever had dealing with my medical issues.
l love my care provider. She takes good care of me and my needs.
Dr. Lillian Tsao has really helped me get on the right track with my health.
I really like having Dr Tsao as my doctor.
Dr. Tsao is the best, most caring doctor I have ever had. She genuinely cares about me and has been the best advocate in my health care for the last several years. Dealing with chronic health problems, both mental and physical, for years now is very exhausting to say the least. I've had my fair share of doctors that rush in, rush out and generally increase my anxiety to the point that I don't remember the most important things to say. I can also tend to talk in ways that are not focused. I realize Dr. Tsao is on a schedule and I do my very best to speak to the point. No matter when kind of day I'm having or how hard it is to get my words out... Dr. Tsao is ALWAYS patient with me and helps me guide my thinking in a ways that I still feel my dignity. Dr. Tsao cares deeply about her patients. This has been my experience from the first day I met her till now... about 6-7 years later.
Dr Tsao is very knowledgeable and explains well. She's caring and pleasant to talk to. I am so happy and proud to say that she's my primary medical doctor.
Love Dr. Tso
Vanessa and Dr. Tsao went above and beyond in their professionalism.
very professional, careing of my concerns
Dr. Tsao is an excellent doctor and her nurse Vanessa is excellent as well
We already have recommended Dr. Tsao and this practice to a friend who is a complicated patient; she's been seen by Dr. Tsao and our friend was very impressed.
Dr. Lillian Tsao is exceptional and caring. I felt well taken care of.
MD listens and addresses my concerns.
No bad experience.
Lilian Tsao is always fantastic.
Dr. Tsao was excellent, as well as the NP -
Good.
Dr. Tsao is simply amazing and she always makes me feel comfortable and assured no matter what I see her for. She is warm and very very nice. I couldn't ask for a better doctor in the world!
time spent with doctor has improved greatly....noticed this change since last November or December (when I had yearly well check).
Best doctor I have ever had.
good
Dr. Tsao was genuine, caring, and took time to listen to my personal issues and provide recommendations. Excellent follow up as well.
Dr. Tsao is warm, friendly, knowledgeable!
Dr. Tsao is the best physician I have had in the many years I have been going to AEP. She is knowledgeable and has a great patient manner.
I feel like Dr. Tsao and I are a team working together to improve my health and overall wellbeing.
Dr Tsao and her team are the best. She always explain everythng to me, that i could understand. I love and always looking forward to see Dr Tsao and her team.
Dr.Tsao is wonderful.
I really like and trust Dr Tsao, she answers questions and provides info for me to read and then let's me know what the next steps are. She is responsive to questions and emails through the app
This is my second visit with Dr.!Tsao. She is a game-changer. Since havin g a child I had neglected my own well-visits. She explained lab results thoroughly, in a non-judgmental and coaching way. I am back on track with self-care because of her. Thank you so much.
Dr Tsao is ( to use a hipster phrase) totally awesome!
Very pleased with Dr. Tsao and would definitely recommend her!
Doctor Tsao is the very best doctor I have ever encountered. She is very kind and very professional. She has been my doctor for many, many years and I have only had excellent experiences with her.
Love Dr. Lilian Tsao! She is the best doctor I have ever seen. She's warm and comforting and totally compassionate and super nice!
the provider is always great

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