Linwah Yip, MD, General Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Presbyterian

LinwahYipMD

General Surgery Pittsburgh, PA

Endocrine, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Associate Professor, Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Yip

Dr. Linwah Yip is a general surgeon in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC St. Margaret, UPMC Bedford Memorial, UPMC Horizon, Shadyside Campus, UPMC McKeesport, UPMC Passavant, and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She received her medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice 18 years. Dr. Yip accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 183 doctors at UPMC Presbyterian and one of 33 doctors at UPMC St. Margaret who specialize in General Surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, 2006 - 2008
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2006
  • University of Florida College of Medicine at Jacksonville
    University of Florida College of Medicine at JacksonvilleResidency, General Surgery, 1999 - 2002
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of MedicineClass of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2006 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Other

Press Mentions

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  • Genetic Test Could Spare Cancer Patients from Thyroid Removal
    Genetic Test Could Spare Cancer Patients from Thyroid RemovalFebruary 08, 2017 11:12
  • Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Patients
    Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer PatientsFebruary 10, 2016 16:03
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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