Dr. Thomas Yen, MD

Dr. Thomas Yen, MD

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Plastic Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Thomas Yen, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in plastic surgery.

Dignity Health Medical Foundation

1595 Soquel Dr Ste 310

Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Wound Repair
high
more than 85% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
high
more than 82% of peers
Skin Grafts
normal
more than 76% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yen "Dr. Yen is particularly interested in head and neck reconstruction, breast reconstruction, and all areas of aesthetic surgery. His dual training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery and makes him uniquely suited for complex head and neck reconstruction and facial aesthetics. Dr. Yen strongly believes in individualizing each operation to the needs and expectations of his patients."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ear Cancer
  • Face Presentation
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Laceration
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fracture
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nose Cancer
  • Nose Injuries
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Wrinkles

42  Procedures

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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

  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Ohio State University / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of California, San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Oregon
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Yen's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yen to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Yen'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

After being diagnosed with DCIS Breast Cancer, making the decision to amputate both breasts due to my young age, I could not have found a better team than Dr. Jessica Sanitllano (general surgeon) and Dr. Thomas Yen. Dr. Yen is generous with his time, thoughtful with his answers, and puts a lot of...more
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Dr.. Yen did my tummy tuck a few years back, since then I have had another baby and it still looks great! Highly recommended!
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I am very thankful for Dr. Yen's medical interest in my cancer case and in his personal compassion. He and his staff are very friendly and want to help their patients. He is willing to answer any and all questions without time constraints. He performed my surgery, and recommended me to another...more
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Dr. Yen is an excellent doctor and I highly recommend him and his staff.
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