Dr. James Yao, MD

Dr. James Yao, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. James Yao, MD is an oncology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 1995 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Neuroendocrine Tumors
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Yao'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.

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

73  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Tx Med School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yao's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yao to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Yao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have stage 4 neuroendocrine carcinoma. Dr. Yao is one of the world's leading experts on this rare disease. He is all business and doesn't waste time, but he explains what's important and answers all of my follow-up questions. His nurse is excellent and either Dr. Yao or his nurse promptly respond...more
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