Dr. George Yang, MD

Dr. George Yang, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. George Yang, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

123 Di Salvo Ave Ste 20

San Jose, CA 95128

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Yang performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stye
very high
more than 96% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 94% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Yang'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

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Santa Clara Vly Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Tex
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yang's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yang to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Yang'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 (5)

After three years my right eye deteriorates and on July 12 decided to see Dr. George Yang and he suggested to have a right eye cataract surgery. With the help of Jennifer Pelayo, she scheduled my surgery on Aug 14. The fear was change with excitement because I have done it before and the waiting is...more
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The office staff are indifferent, condescending and not very discreet. I was left embarrassed and left with a desire to bolt for the door. Dr. Yang is very knowledgeable, informative and funny. I like him, not his staff! I am not sure if I will go back next year.
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Dr. Yang performed cataract surgery in February, 2017. He answered all my questions patiently and thoroughly and explained all options until they were clearly understood. Dr. Yang is familiar with the latest medical technology and treatment options. I am very grateful to Dr. Yang and his...more
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I delayed getting surgery because I was afraid, but it is one of the safest surgeries around, especially when you get it done by someone of Dr. Yang’s World-Class caliber. I couldn't be more pleased with the results, going from 20/50 to 20/20, driving, reading without glasses, seeing vivid colors...more
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Dr. Yang is one of the best doctors I've had the pleasure of meeting. He is bright, articulate, and communicative. Puts you right at ease. On the other hand, I find some of the staff to be cold, indifferent and condescending. This doesn't reflect so much on Dr. Yang, but probably on his office...more
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