Dr. Roy Yen, MD

Dr. Roy Yen, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Roy Yen, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Renton, WA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

4011 Talbot Rd S Ste 500

Renton, WA 98055

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  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Abdominal Disorders
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more than 91% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 86% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Yen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yen "Dr. Yen was raised in Southern California. He received his undergraduate from the University of California, Berkeley and received his medical degree from New York University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Buffalo. He has additional specialty training in Hepatology & Liver Transplantation as well as Advanced Therapeutic & Interventional Endoscopy, and graduated with a Masters degree in Public Health. Dr. Yen joined Southlake Clinic in 2014 after serving many years as faculty at the University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine, where he specialized in advanced endoscopy and served as the section's director of clinical outcomes research. Some of his previous research focused on colon polyp detection, GI cancer diagnosis and survival, liver transplant survival, and advanced endoscopy techniques. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. His clinical interests include all areas of gastroenterology, including irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, liver diseases, GI cancer staging/diagnosis, colon cancer screening, pancreaticobiliary disease, and advanced therapeutic endoscopy procedures"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yen "My mission is to provide thoughtful, conscientious care and maximize the patient's experience.

I actively track and analyze my personal markers of clinical quality (including polyp detection rates, endoscopy examination times).

I implement the most up to date research that improves patients' lives."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

80  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

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  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Los Angeles County Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Los Angeles County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University at Buffalo Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • English

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Highly recommend Dr. Yen to anyone. He takes his times to listen and asks all the right questions, is thorough and knows what he is doing. His follow through is great too.
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Great follow up - he knows his field
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Wanted to schedule a colonoscopy on first visit for acid reflux. Then gave me a special diet that included tomatoes which are one of the most common foods to avoid when you have acid reflux. It was like he didn't even listen to me when I told him why I was there. Extremely disappointing and a waste...Read More
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First, it took over a month to get an appointment to see him. When i did get to see Dr. Yen, the sequence of events was as follows. Dr. Yen wears a pair of purple gloves sits next to his computer. Ask me preliminary questions on my symptoms. Without even a cursory examination of my hemorrhoids,...Read More
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After being dropped it seems that Dr Yens only concern is scheduling expensive colonoscopies. Good luck with maintenance appointments or getting a callback from his assistant. if you are seeking a compassionate or empathetic Dr, look elsewhere.
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