Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD

Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD

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Age 73
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Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

3838 California St Rm 616

San Francisco, CA 94118

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

23  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chiu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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