Dr. Katherine Yung, MD

Dr. Katherine Yung, MD

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Dr. Katherine Yung, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

450 Sutter St Rm 939

San Francisco, CA 94108

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Yung'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. Yung "Dr. Katherine Yung specializes in the care of the professional voice, transgender voice, as well as voice, swallowing, and airway disorders. Dr. Yung and her team carefully evaluate each patient, perform the necessary testing, diagnose, and treat every patient in a personalized, holistic approach. Her office, San Francisco Voice and Swallowing, offers state of the art testing for laryngeal disorders, behavioral treatment for voice and swallowing complaints, office based laryngeal surgery, minimally invasive microlaryngeal surgery, open laryngeal framework surgery, gender-affirming voice and speech therapy, and gender-affirming voice and laryngeal surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

47  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yung has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yung's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yung to family and friends
4 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Yung's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Smart, caring, professional. Outstanding voice specialist!
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It’s been one year and one month since I had my vocal cord implant. I feel great, I can breath and my voice is back to normal. I will be forever grateful to Dr. Yung. She treated me with such respect. She is very caring and sincere. She is an excellent surgeon. I highly recommend her. I thank God...more
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I've been a patient of Dr. Yung for almost a year now. We've gone through 3 surgeries and several pre and post op appointments. i find her to be pleasant and professional. she's knowledgeable about my history and always prepared for our appointments. Because she's taken the time to become...more
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I was kept waiting for over an hour with no explanation of, or apology for, the delay. The exam chair was inaccessible (I am a wheelchair user) and excruciatingly painful for me to sit in. UCSF you can and should do better!
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