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Billy Gao, M.D.

Billy Gao, M.D.

Hometown

San Francisco

Under grad

UC Davis - biochemistry

Before Med School

I worked at the Preventative Medicine Research Institute in Sausalito, CA. I did research in ischemic heart disease and prostate cancer on quality of life.

Medical interests

Stroke, Epilepsy, Intensive Care

Non medical interests

Running, weightlifting, movies, videogames, food, yoga, hiking

Favorite books and authors

Snow Falling on Cedars, David Guterson

Favorite movies

Matrix, Inception, Hangover, Old School, How to Train your Dragon, Dark Knight

Favorite music

Ghetto beats

Favorite jobs (before this one)

Selling food in high school cafeteria

Why Oregon

Outdoors, beautiful sights, good food, people are down to earth