Dr. Katharine Yao, MD

Dr. Katharine Yao, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Katharine Yao, MD is a general surgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery, oncology, and more.

2650 Ridge Ave # 1155

Evanston, IL 60201

Contact Information

(847) 570-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 91% 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.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Oncology
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

33  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Northwestern University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • John Wayne Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yao to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Yao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very inconsiderate, no manners, rotten bedside manner. In my case, she took too much tissue off and left a rib sticking through the skin. This one has the attitude as if she's God .... she's not!
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