Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD

Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 41 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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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
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chiu performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Chiu performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chiu treats Hemorrhoids more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Chiu treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chiu treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Chiu treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Chiu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chiu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chiu

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
90%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
10%
(1)

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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
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO