Hello, My name is Dr. Paul Tchao and welcome to my practice!

Here at preventive medical care, our focuses is on woman and men's integrated health and preventive care, in addition to all aspects of internal medicine.

In my primary care practice, I will treat you like family and invite you to come and benefit from the full extent of my education expertise with compassion and understanding.

In all my years being affiliated with numerous hospitals, Stony Brook University Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and Southside Hospital, and teaching at Stony Brook University Hospital Medical School, I will be an honor to be your personal health adviser.

Call Us:  631-242 8488


Our Physicians




University of Paris, School of Medicine
Paris, France
Doctorate of Medicine 1975
Medical School

Coney Island Hospital
Brooklyn, NY
Internal Medicine Residency 1975-1976

State University of New York, Upstate University Hospital

Syracuse, NY
Obstetrics-Gynecology Residency 1976-1977

Southside Hospital, Stony Brook University
Bay Shore, NY

Family Medicine Residency 1977-1979

New York University Medical Center, Booth Memorial Hospital
Flushing, NY
Internal Medicine Residency 1979-1980

Medical License: New York

Acupuncture Licence: New York

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Medical Director, Preventive Medical Care 1984-present
State University of New York at Stonybrook, Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine
- Assistant Professor, Family Medicine Teaching Faculty 1984-present
- Director, In-Hospital Patient Services 1980-present
Medical Director, Physician Assistant Program, Stony Brook University 1980-1983
Coporate Medical Director, General Foods, Entenmann's, Newsday Corp, Citibank and Keyspan 1985-1998

Hospital Affiliations

Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY
Southside Hospital, Bay Shore NY
Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook NY

Military Service
Captain, United States Army Reserve, 356 Station US Army Hospital, Rocky Point, NY 1979-1985

English, French, Creole, Mandarin, Cantonese and German

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of family Medicine