COVID Update: Masks are still required in health care settings, even if you’re fully vaccinated. Read our FAQs.

Yifan Yang, MD

COVID-19 update:

If you suspect you have symptoms of COVID-19, please call our nurse line at 888-261-8431 before coming in or use one of our virtual care options. Do not schedule online. For general guidance on COVID-19, visit or call the county hotline at 2-1-1.

Dr. Yifan Yang, MD


Phone Number
786 Third Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Get directions
Accepts new patients


  • General Surgery


Yifan Yang, MD, is a general surgeon who has clinical interest in anal pathology, breast cancer, colon cancer, hernias, gallbladder and biliary diseases, as well as pilonidal and soft tissue tumors. He is also an expert in minimal invasive and robotic surgery. He has performed over 500 Da Vinci robotic surgeries as of 2020. 

Dr. Yang has been practicing medicine since 2008 and started working at Scripps in 2014. 

Dr. Yang believes in providing patient-centered, and the most appropriate care to all patients in order to provide them with the best possible outcomes. He strives for great care for all his patients from the minute they walk into the office until their final visit after surgery. 

Dr. Yang is a member of the Faculty of American College of Surgeons. He also is the current Co-Chief of Surgery for Scripps Mercy Hospital.

He enjoys spending his downtime with his wife and three children, as well as two dogs, exploring San Diego. 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 2015

Medical Education

  • Harvard Medical School, MD, 2008


  • University of California, Davis Medical Center, General Surgery, 2014
If you see an error or omission on a provider’s profile page, please contact us.