Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 75

Dr. Chiu
Accepting new patients

San Francisco Surgical Medical Grp

3838 California St Rm 616 San Francisco, CA 94118

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(415) 668-0411

Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine medical school in 1971. He is affiliated with medical facilities California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus and Chinese Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chiu to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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. Chiu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chiu treats Hemorrhoids more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chiu treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chiu performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Chiu performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, or Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
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Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chiu performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Chiu performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy

Dr. Chiu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Chiu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Chiu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chiu

4.6

Based on 10 ratings

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1 Star
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About Me

Care Philosophy

caring, good listener, dedicated, intelligent, compassionate, committed, healing and reassuring.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Mayo Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Boston Medical Center Corporation
Residency Hospital
1972
Boston Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1971
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Chiu frequently treats Hemorrhoids, Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage), and Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Chiu treats.

Where is Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD's office located?

Dr. Chiu's office is located at 3838 California St Rm 616, San Francisco, CA 94118. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD speak?

Dr. Chiu speaks Chinese, Cantonese, Chinese, and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Chiu has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

San Francisco Surgical Medical Grp

San Francisco Surgical Medical Grp3838 California St Rm 616 San Francisco, CA 94118
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San Francisco Surgical Medical Grp3838 California St San Francisco, CA 94118
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Chiu is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus

San Francisco, CA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Chinese Hospital

San Francisco, CA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

1 Award Received