Dr. Elaine Yin, MD

Dr. Elaine Yin, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
58 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Elaine Yin, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Santa Maria Women's Health Center

220 S Palisade Dr Ste 203

Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
high
more than 85% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Uterine Diseases
high
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Suspension Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • D and C (Dilation and Curettage) for Miscarriage
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopy
  • LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Oophorectomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pelvic Prolapse Repair via Robotic Surgery
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yin to family and friends
4.7
based on 25 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Yin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I will start by saying that Dr. Yin was wonderful. I am writing a negative review because of an interaction May 1 at 4pm with a receptionist. My birth control prescription expired without warning, so I called the office to get a refill. Instead, the receptionist lectured me on my inability to make...more
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What an amazing doctor. This is the first time I have ever left a doctor's appointment feeling like every question I had was answered. I didn't even have to wait to see her (I have waited up to 2 hours at other doctors offices). She helped me feel confident in our treatment plan, even with all...more
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