Dr. Alexander Yap, MD

Dr. Alexander Yap, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
70 y/o
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Dr. Alexander Yap, MD is a general surgery specialist in Daly City, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Pacific Cardiovascular Surgeons

1500 Southgate Ave Ste 209

Daly City, CA 94015
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Yap's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yap treats Pulmonary Disease more than 7% of his peers

Dr. Yap treats this condition more than 7% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yap treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 6% of his peers

Dr. Yap treats this condition more than 6% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yap treats Stomach Diseases more than 4% of his peers

Dr. Yap treats this condition more than 4% of his peers

Dr. Yap's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Fracture
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Surgery
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Partial Lung Collapse
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Segmentectomy, Open
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

caring, good listener, dedicated, intelligent, compassionate, committed, healing and reassuring

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1982
    University Alberta
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1980
  • 1975
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1975
  • 1973
    University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School
    1973
  • 1973
    University Of Santo Tomas, Manila
    Undergraduate School
    1973

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Western Health Advantage

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St. Mary's Medical Center

San Francisco, CA