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Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD

Colorectal Surgery
4.5 (10)
Accepting new patients
51 years of experience
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Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in San Francisco, CA. They specialize in Colorectal Surgery, has 51 years of experience, and is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery. They graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Chinese Hospital and CPMC Van Ness Campus.

Dr. Chiu works at San Francisco Surgical Medical Group in San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Hemorrhoids along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    San Francisco Surgical Medial Group
    3838 California St Rm 616, San Francisco, CA 94118 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 668-0416
  2. 2
    Russell D Woo M.d. A Professional Corporation
    2100 Webster St Ste 520, San Francisco, CA 94115 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 923-3020

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Chinese Hospital
  • CPMC Van Ness Campus

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    About Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD

    Specialties
    • Colorectal Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 51 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Cantonese and Chinese
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    NPI Number
    • 1588667422
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Boston Medical Center Corporation
    Residency
    Internship
    • Boston Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Yanek Chiu, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Chiu is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Chiu accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    Dr. Chiu works at San Francisco Surgical Medical Group in San Francisco, CA. View the full address on Dr. Chiu’s profile.

    Dr. Chiu has seen patients for Hemorrhoids, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Chiu on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Chiu speaks Cantonese and Chinese.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Chiu. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chiu.

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