Dr. Peter Youn, MD

Dr. Peter Youn, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Peter Youn, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Boulevard Surgical Associates

14850 Los Gatos Blvd

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal Prolapse
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Youn'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.

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

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

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated
  • La Co University Of Southern Ca Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Los Angeles County - University of Southern California Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Francis Hospital And Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Francis Hospital and Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Youn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Youn's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Youn to family and friends
21 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Youn'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 (2)

Dr Youn is patient, extremely knowledgeable and has an exceptional bedmanner. His skill in his specialty ranks him above all other GI doctors.
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Just a pleasure to be his patient. He is very through and explains everything so you can understand the meaning of your condition. A very nice person.
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