Dr. Michael Yen, MD

Dr. Michael Yen, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Yen, MD is an oncology specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in oncology.Read his story

Central Coast Oncology & Hematology

1669 Dominican Way

Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 82% of peers
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Yen'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.

Dr. Yen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yen "Dr. Michael Yen, MD PhD completed his oncology training at Stanford University in 2008. He has both MD and PhD degrees from the Medical Scientist Training Program at UC San Diego, where he studied the immune system, completing his doctoral thesis in 2000. Dr. Yen went to the Internal Medicine residency program at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX, and finished in 2003. He returned to Stanford University to complete his fellowship in Medical Oncology and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Biology by 2007."

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

84  Conditions Treated

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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.


  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • UT Southwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yen's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I met Dr. Michael Yen a week ago, when I had an urgent concern about a potential blood clot in my calf. As my familial history includes a blood clotting disorder, any symptoms in that direction are worrisome. Dr. Yen fit me in the same day, as a first time patient, and patiently spent :30 with me...more
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I love Dr. Yen! He is very articulate, concise and approachable. He diagrams his explanations and options and also takes the time to discuss patience concerns. He is available through his office and his cell. I am also able to email him at any time. All of my concerns and questions have been...more
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