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Dr. Carol Yan, MD

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Overview

Dr. Carol Yan, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Palo Alto, CA. They graduated from University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Stanford Health Care.

Dr. Yan works at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA with other offices in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Sinusitis, Sinusitis and Intranasal or Sinus Procedure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    Stanford Hospital and Clinics
    801 WELCH RD, Palo Alto, CA 94304 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 723-5281
  2. 2
    Ucsd Medical Group Allergy
    9350 Campus Point Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-8590

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Stanford Health Care

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates Chevron Icon
Acute Sinusitis Chevron Icon
All Headaches (incl. Migraine) Chevron Icon
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery) Chevron Icon
Audiometry Chevron Icon
Carotid Ultrasound Chevron Icon
Deviated Septum Chevron Icon
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy Chevron Icon
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery) Chevron Icon
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders Chevron Icon
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) Chevron Icon
Headache Chevron Icon
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Hearing Screening Chevron Icon
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Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation Chevron Icon
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty) Chevron Icon
Nosebleed Chevron Icon
Oral Cancer Screening Chevron Icon
Outer Ear Infection Chevron Icon
Rhinoseptoplasty Chevron Icon
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Acute Upper Respiratory Infection Chevron Icon
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Conductive Hearing Loss Chevron Icon
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Dysphagia Chevron Icon
Enlarged Turbinates Chevron Icon
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion Chevron Icon
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Chevron Icon
Head and Neck Cancer Chevron Icon
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling Chevron Icon
Nasal Polyp Chevron Icon
Otitis Media Chevron Icon
Postnasal Drip Chevron Icon
Sleep Apnea Chevron Icon
Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery) Chevron Icon
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery) Chevron Icon
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal) Chevron Icon
Tracheal Surgery Chevron Icon
Trigeminal Neuralgia Chevron Icon
Vertigo Chevron Icon
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    About Dr. Carol Yan, MD

    Specialties
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1619237260
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Yan has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Yan has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Yan has seen patients for Chronic Sinusitis, Sinusitis and Intranasal or Sinus Procedure, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Yan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Yan. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Yan.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Yan, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Yan appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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