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 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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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
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
    1978
  • 1976
    Boston Medical Center Corporation
    Residency Hospital
    1976
  • 1972
    Boston Medical Center Corporation
    Internship Hospital
    1972
  • 1971
    Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1971

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chiu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chiu

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
90%
(9)
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