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Yih-Dar Nien, MD, General Surgery, Santa Clarita, CA, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center


General Surgery Santa Clarita, CA

General Surgery

Overview of Dr. Nien

Dr. Yih-Dar Nien is a general surgeon in City of Hope Santa Clarita Valley and Antelope Valley, CA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including City of Hope Hospital, Antelope Valley Hospital, Palmdale Regional Medical Center, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. He received his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and has been in practice since 2008. He also speaks multiple languages, including Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, and Taiwanese. He is experienced in minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, surgical oncology (non-breast), general / gastrointestinal surgery.

Education & Training

  • Marshall University School of Medicine
    Marshall University School of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 2004 - 2008
  • University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
    University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical CenterInternship, Surgery, 2003 - 2004
  • Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica de ChileClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2009 - Present
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2007 - 2025
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2008 - 2010
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2012

Publications & Presentations


Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, Taiwanese

Hospital Affiliations