Dr. Linwah Yip, MD

Dr. Linwah Yip, MD

Endocrine Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Linwah Yip, MD is an endocrine surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in endocrine surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

3471 5th Ave Ste 101

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 647-0467

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Dr. Yip's Experience

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Dr. Yip's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrine Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
24

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Hyperfunction
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Cancer
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Uterine Diseases
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Procedures

  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Open Adrenal Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

Background Check

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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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Florida Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Florida Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yip has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yip's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yip to family and friends
5.0
based on 18 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Yip'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Clarksburg
Dr. Yip and her entire staff are amazing. I struggled with deciding whether or not to have my thyroid removed, but as soon as I met Dr. Yip I knew. She was professional, personable and took her time to explain the process, recovery and answered all of my questions. I had a question on my pre-op...more
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in Amman, AM
Dr Yip did a surgery for my daughter at UPMC in June of this year. From the moment she started talking to us we felt at ease. She spoke professionally yet made everything so clear to us and alleviated our anxiousness. She is a very caring doctor and her experience meant my daughter was in excellent...more
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in Gibsonia, PA
Best endocrine surgeon in Pittsburgh. Very kind and knowledgeable. I knew exactly what to expect, and the surgery went as expected. Her staff is helpful and courteous.
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