Dr. Charles Yeo, MD

Dr. Charles Yeo, MD

Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Charles Yeo, MD is a surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in surgery and hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery.

Jefferson University Physicians General Surgery

1100 Walnut St Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Dr. Yeo's Experience

Dr. Yeo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yeo "Provide highest quality of surgical care to patients with pancreatic, biliary and related diseases."

2  Specialties

  • Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

17  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

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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.


  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Research Fellowship, Downstate Medical Center S.U.N.Y.
    Other Education | Completed 1982
  • Surgical Registrar, Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, Laurences Hospital, Professorial Unit
    Other Education | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • A.B. Summa Cum Laude in Biochemistry, Princeton University, 1975
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Johns Hopkins University, 1979
  • Gorge D. Zuidema Research Award, Johns Hopkins University, 1983
  • Best Doctors in America, 2003-2004, 2003
  • Mexican Association of Gastroenterology (Honorary Fellow), 2005
  • Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors, 2007
  • Upjohn Achievement Award for Clinical Proficiency, Johns Hopkins University, 1979
  • Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Excellence In Teaching Award, 2001
  • Top Doctors: Surgery; Baltimore Magazine, 2002
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005-2006, 2005
  • Sigma Xi, Princeton University, 1975
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University, 1979
  • Clinician-Scientist Award, Johns Hopkins University, 1986, 1987
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who, Edition 2002-2003, 2002
  • Hellenic Medical Society of New York: Distinguished Physician, 2006
  • Young Surgeon of the Year, Maryland Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 1991
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 4th Edition, 2002
  • Best Doctors in America, 2007-2008, 2007
  • Dean’s Citation for Significant Contributions to the Advancement of Education-Jefferson Medical College, 2007
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yeo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yeo to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yeo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

He was one of the kindest surgeons I ever met and you could tell he genuinely cared...He made me feel at ease.
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I had the Whipple procedure done in July 2017. I had chosen Dr. Yeo for my surgery due to his extensive experience with this type of complicated surgery. I have since regretted that decision for many reasons including his reluctance to answer questions, impatient "rushed" attitude, and the fact...more
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Being a doctor in USA and a surgeon in Russia, I found Dr. Yeo, as a best surgeon to treat my wife condition. His mannerism, knowledge, sensitivity to culture and customs of patients grants him the highest level of humanity. He should be a role model for most of the surgeons I have ever met. Thank...more
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Dr. Yeo and his staff are compassionate, caring professionals who helped me and my family get through a difficult, scary diagnosis of IPMN. Throughout the consultation, he put our minds at ease and thoroughly explained my condition and expectations. Additionally, his witty banter and approachable...more
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I found Dr Yeo online when I was looking for a second opinion regarding my splenectomy. And I've been more than happy with his service and care. The first time I met him, he took time to go over my case and to show me the organs on the CT scan which was extremely appreciated. I just had the...more
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