Dr. Yuman Fong, MD

Dr. Yuman Fong, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Yuman Fong, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Duarte, CA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

1500 Duarte Rd

Duarte, CA 91010

Contact Information

(800) 826-4673

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Liver Cancer
very high
more than 89% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
normal
more than 79% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fong "Yuman Fong, M.D., an internationally recognized expert in liver and pancreatic cancer and in the use of genetically modified viruses to combat malignant disease, is the chair of the Department of Surgery at City of Hope. Dr. Fong is also Associate Director for International Relations at the comprehensive cancer center."
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hepatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Whipple Procedure
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Cornell University Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Fong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fong to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Fong's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Hot Springs National Park, AR |
There is no finer physician that I have been treated by in 70 years. In addition to his broad and outstanding knowledge, he has a great sense of humor, wonderful patient care manner and is extremely honest. His team is wonderful and very friendly.
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Dr. Fong accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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