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Dr. Katharine Yao, MD

Dr. Katharine Yao, MD

Age 53 General Surgery F
(16) 16 reviews

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Dr. Katharine Yao, MD is a general surgery specialist in Evanston, IL. Dr. Yao completed a residency at Northwestern University School of Medicine. She currently practices at Northshore University Health Syetem and is affiliated with Evanston Hospital. She accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Yao is board certified in General Surgery.


  • John Wayne Cancer Institute, Fellowship Hospital — 2003
  • Northwestern University School of Medicine, Residency Hospital — 2001
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine, Medical School — 1994

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  1. Northshore University Health Syetem

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      Northshore University Health Syetem
      2650 Ridge Ave Bldg 2507, Evanston, IL 60201 Existing Patients: (847) 570-1700

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I felt very comfortable with Dr. Yao. I did visit another surgeon at another hospital and after that appointment it was confirmed in my mind that Dr. Yao would be my surgeon for my double mastectomy.
Cindy in Winnetka — Aug 28, 2018
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Dr. Yao frequently treats Breast Cancer, Ductal Carcinoma in Situ, and Lumpectomy.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Evanston Hospital
  • Glenbrook Hospital
  • Highland Park Hospital
  • Skokie Hospital