Dr. Alan Yao, MD

Dr. Alan Yao, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Alan Yao, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Flushing, NY. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) and specializes in gastroenterology.

13633 37th Ave Ste 7

Flushing, NY 11354

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Yao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

80  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • UMDNJ Liver Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yao to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Yao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had my gastroscopy done by Dr Yao in 2016. After it was done, Dr Yao never asked me to come back to see the lab studies, and I assumed it was ok. It was until recently, after my new doctor requested my 2016 lab report, and he told me that I had H. Pylori Bacteria infection in my stomach, for...more
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The Doctor is amazing He knows what he's doing He's the doctor of my Husband I recommended him to my son and myself. True there's one staff with a terrible accent but if you don't understand each other call again and fortunately you'll get the right person of course there are days that has a long...more
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His staff is poorly trained and very unprofessional. Let's see, forgot to send script to pharmacy, forgot to remind patient to use enema before operation on hemorrhoid, forgot to remind patient to stop using prior prescription after operation on hemorrhoid. You have to ask them, and they are too...more
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Very bad service in booking and service. Every appoint I made never on time and had to wait at lease 1 and 1/2 hours. The attitude of ladies work there is bad. The same appointment time have several patients. You have to go back for report and wait another hours for 5 minutes!!!!! They have 2...more
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Bad experience. Poor bedside manner. Did not look at me when speaking. Inadequate review of results with me. However, the most shocking was when he told me that he saw a mass in my body via ultrasound but it is not a problem. Meanwhile, I was being treated for cancer for that exact mass/tumor he...more
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