Dr. James Yee, MD

Dr. James Yee, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
75 y/o
(26)

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Dr. James Yee, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Folsom, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

James Yee, MD

1600 Creekside Dr Ste 3400

Folsom, CA 95630
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Yee'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yee "My process begins with listening to each patient's experience and symptoms with respect and care. I make every effort to explain every option and answer any questons because I believe patient education is the key to success in any treatment.  I enjoy seeing patients at all stages of life from infancy to elderly."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

87  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Testing
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Aid
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Somnoplasty
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Calif Davis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Calif Davis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Calif Davis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yee's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yee to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Yee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Thus office is too small for the amount of patients being seen. It seems as though the staff double books appointments because the wait time before getting called back is more than an hour . Not to mention the time you wait once you are called back. The nurses are short and seem rude. THEY NEED TO...more
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Dr. Yee is a very good doctor he explains everything and he listens
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The wait time is unbearable . . expect to wait at least an hour and more likely 2 hours before you're seen. The lobby was so full patients were standing outside of the waiting room because there was no place to sit down. One person sat on the floor. He is so over scheduled that it is impossible...more
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I had an appointment with Dr. Yee today. He discovered a condition that has been a problem for me for over 2 years, and has a plan to correct it. He has a great bedside manner and I was pleased with the way the staff treated me as well. I would definitely recommend him.
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Slow and chaotic, his office and staff are frequently running behind schedule. It's really frustrating. Doctor seems competent. But the experience is aggravating.
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