Dr. James Yhip, MD

Dr. James Yhip, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Yhip, MD is a cardiology specialist in Chico, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

198 Cohasset Rd

Chico, CA 95926

Contact Information

(530) 342-0123

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertensive Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
57

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

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

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Santa Clara Valley Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Tx M D Anderson Cancer C
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Tx Med School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yhip has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Yhip does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Yhip and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Yhip's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yhip to family and friends
2.9
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Yhip's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

in Chico
I have a condition that precludes heart bypass surgery, but I had a bad occlusion in a critical artery. Dr. Yhip managed to open the artery under conditions I believe many would not have. I would recommend him highly "in a heart beat."
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in Oroville, CA
Dr. Yhip is not a doctor you want to trust with your life, or your loved one's life. He does not provide appropriate care for his patients, he does not communicate with his patients, and if something goes wrong during the procedure he will blame the patient even if there is scientific/medical...more
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in Chico, Ca
My father was referred to Dr Yhip by his GP. The first initial visit seemed to go fine. Yhip ordered several tests to be done and over a 5 day period my dad completed them. We had made a follow up appointment to get the results. Well, there was so much confusion with all of the staff they looked...more
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in Chico, CA
I would strongly recommend Dr. Yhip because he communicates well and instills confidence that he is providing optimum care.
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