Dr. Stephen Yoo, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
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Dr. Stephen Yoo, MD
Dr. Stephen Yoo, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Harbor City, CA. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Yoo is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.

1050 Pacific Coast Hwy

Harbor City, CA 90710

Contact Information

(800) 780-1230

Dr. Stephen Yoo, MD

Dr. Stephen Yoo, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Care Philosophy

I provide compassionate and patient focused care for all colorectal conditions including colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and anorectal conditions such as hemorrhoids. Spending time with my patients, and making sure that they understand their condition and treatment options is important to me.

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Dr. Yoo's Experience

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Dr. Yoo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Proctology
2

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itch
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Anorectal Stricture
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fissures
  • Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Tumors
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • IBS Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • IBS Associated With Pain Disorders
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Infectious Diarrhea
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Internal Anal Sphincter Myopathy
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Polyp
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Levator Syndrome
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Polyps
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Rectocele
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal Repair
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Cancer and Diverticular Disease
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Treatment for Colorectal Disease
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Navigational Procedure
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Prostate 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)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Surgical Treatment for Constipation
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Ultrasound, Transrectal

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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.

Education

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Providence Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Providence Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yoo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Filipino
  • French
  • Korean
  • Persian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Yoo does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Yoo and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Yoo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yoo to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Yoo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Los Angeles, CA |
This doctor did multiple surgeries for my mother that ended in much suffering and subsequent death in Cedar Sinai Medical Center on 7/7/2015. This surgeon was so sure of the initial procedure beforehand and did not warn me as a high risk procedure. It was poorly prepared with a urologist surgeon who had only stayed during the first 20 minutes of a 2 hour surgery. There was mass bleeding from her bladder which took them 4 days to detect after I had to call to remind him! Absolutely dreadful!
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Dr. Yoo accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Hospitals where Dr. Yoo has admitting privileges

Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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