Dr. Jin Yoo, MD

Dr. Jin Yoo, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Jin Yoo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

407 Crutchfield St

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

(919) 684-4064

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 87% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yoo "My clinical interests include minimally invasive and open approaches to advanced upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgery with a focus on weight loss surgery and minimally invasive general surgery with a specialization in complex hernias. I currently serve as co-director of the Duke Hernia Center at Duke Regional Hospital. I started at Duke in 2002 as a general surgery resident. I graduated in 2009 and went on to become a fellow in the Duke Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Program. I joined the surgical staff in 2010. I am a Virginian at heart as it is where I grew up before moving to North Carolina to start my career at Duke. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my wife and three kids."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • George Mason University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yoo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yoo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yoo to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 1

Dr. Yoo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Yoo did s great job. The procedure was very quick and painless for me. I was in surgery for 5-6 hours, out cold, so it was a flash for me :) Everything went amazing! I lost 100 pounds 8 months latter. He is very nice and his team is also great! I wish I could email him to thank him!!!
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Dr. Yoo did an amazing job with my gastric bypass in February of 2015. Currently, I have lost 110 lbs. I have not had any complications. I would highly recommend him to anyone contemplating weight loss surgery!
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