Andrew Chao

Assistant Professor

Andrew Chao

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Infectious Disease

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: General Internal Medicine


Dr. Chao is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases. He is Program Director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Augusta University Medical Center.

  • (706) 721-2525
  • (706) 721-4517
  • AE-3020


  • MD, Medicine St. George's University, 2011


  • PHY GA Composite Medical Board, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clerkship GMED
  • RINF 5000

    Infectious Disease
  • GMED 5025

    Infectious Disease Extn.
  • RMED 5000

  • PHAS 5224


Teaching Interests

Mentorship in Infectious Diseases
Medical education


Selected Recent Publications

  • Small Towns, Big Cities: Rural and Urban Disparities Among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Fungal Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • 10. Coles M, Cox K, Chao A. “Candida haemulonii: An emerging opportunistic pathogen in the United States?” IDCases vol. 21. 2 Jul. 2020, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in Immunocompromised Hosts, 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Clinical Characteristics and Molecular Epidemiology of Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in Cancer Patients, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Infectious in immunocompromised hosts.
Invasive fungal disease.
Rapid molecular diagnostic techniques for infections.

Department Service

  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship - Clinical Competency Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Internal Medicine Residency - Clinical Competency Committee 2018 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member