Dr. Taehyun Chung, MD

Dr. Taehyun Chung, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Taehyun Chung, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

San Francisco Surgical Medical Grp

3838 California St Rm 616

San Francisco, CA 94118
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chung's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chung treats Abdominal Disorders more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Chung treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chung performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Chung performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Appendicitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chung treats Appendicitis more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Chung treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Chung's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Appendicitis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticular Diseases
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal-Colon Bleeding
Rectovaginal Fistula
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
Small Intestine Disorders
Sphincterotomy
Surgical Treatment for Constipation
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to deliver the best possible care supported the best research. Seeing a surgeon can be frightening. People should be treated not just as patients or diseases, but should leave the office feeling their doctor is their partner and strongest ...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2008
Washington University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Barnes/Wash U
Residency Hospital
2006
Washington University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1999
Barnes/Wash U
Internship Hospital
1999
Washington University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1998
University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
Stanford
Undergraduate School
2008
2006
2006
1999
1999
1998
1994

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chung's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chung

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Taehyun Chung, MD
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Dr. Chung essentially saved my life; after other doctors had been unable to make the correct diagnosis or provide treatment, he did so quickly and accurately. I would highly recommend his care and services to anyone.
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Dr. Chung was more concerned with how tired he was after a day of doing surgery, and how quickly he could discharge my son from his service, rather than the fact that he was in severe and debilitating pain. I can't vouch for his skills in the operating room, but I can say that his bedside manner...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Guardian
Health Net
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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St. Mary's Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

Chinese Hospital

San Francisco, CA

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