Dr. Katharine Yao, MD

Dr. Katharine Yao, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
49 y/o
15 reviews

Accepting new patients

NorthShore Medical Group

2650 Ridge Ave # 1155

Evanston, IL 60201
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Yao's Experience

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Dr. Yao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Oncology
  • Oncology
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
31

Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer
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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

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yao to family and friends
4.6
based on 15 total surveys (1 with a review)
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 Reviews (1)
in Delray Beach, FL |
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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Dr. Yao accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
    PPO Next PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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