Dr. Heather Yeo, MD

Dr. Heather Yeo, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
41 y/o
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Dr. Heather Yeo, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 6 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read her story

Weill Cornell Colorectal Surgery

1283 York Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Oscar Insurance Corporation
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Yeo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colectomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yeo performs Colectomy more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Yeo performs this procedure more than 86% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Anal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yeo treats Anal Disorders more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Yeo treats this condition more than 76% of her peers

Hemorrhoids
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yeo treats Hemorrhoids more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Yeo treats this condition more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Yeo's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticular Diseases
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Large Bowel Obstruction
Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Surgery
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Sphincter Reserving Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal, as a colon and rectal surgeon and as a surgical oncologist is to help my patients make informed decisions in their care and understand their disease process and treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical.  I hope to help my pa...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • Yale University School Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • 2013
    New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2013
  • 2012
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2012
  • 2011
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2008
    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2006
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2004
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2004

Awards

Dr. Yeo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yeo

5.0

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Dr. Yeo is the most loving, caring doctor I have ever met. With God's mercy she saved my life. She is competent, talented and a thorough surgeon. The most beautiful person . Above all very professional. The staff there is great , Beautiful people.
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Dr. Yeo was amazing. I felt very comfortable and confident with her.
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I have been seeing Dr. Yeo for over 4 years and she has performed two successful surgeries for me. She is a wonderful doctor and one I stumbled upon after seeing 3 other doctors for the same issue. She was the only one that provided a short term long term plans for my care over the 4 years which...Read More
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Dr. Yeo deserves far more than 5 stars. She did a colon resection and addressed an appendiceal intussesception, among some other things. She was the most thorough surgeon I could have hoped for and her bedside manner is unparalleled. I feel so lucky to have had her as my surgeon. I had gone to...Read More
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I would recommend Dr. Yeo without hesitation to anyone. She is the most competent doctor with a warm personality and really put me at ease about everything. She takes time to get to know you and i have complete faith in her. Her staff is good too. No issues which I can not say about many doctor...Read More
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