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Dr. Joel Yellin, MD

General Surgery*
4.7 (14)
Map Pin Small Rochester, NY
Accepting new patients
51 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joel Yellin, MD

Dr. Joel Yellin, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 51 years of experience. They graduated from University Rochester and is affiliated with Clifton Springs Hospital And Clinic, Rochester General Hospital and United Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Yellin, completed a residency at SUNY Brooklyn Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Yellin an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Yellin works at Practice in Rochester, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York 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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Dr. Yellin's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Lipson Cancer Institute - Gynecologic Oncology
    1415 Portland Ave Ste 245, Rochester, NY 14621 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 922-4715
  2. 2
    Digestive Disease Associates Llp
    1561 Long Pond Rd Ste 110, Rochester, NY 14626 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 922-4715
  3. 3
    Breast Center At Linden Oaks
    20 Hagen Dr Ste 320, Rochester, NY 14625 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 922-4715
  4. 4
    Unity Physician Services
    100 Kings Hwy S, Rochester, NY 14617 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 922-4715

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Clifton Springs Hospital And Clinic
  • Rochester General Hospital
  • United Memorial Medical Center

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Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Biopsy of Breast
Excision of Breast Tumor
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Breast Diseases
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Hiatal Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lobular Carcinoma
Male Breast Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peptic Ulcer
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Ulcerative Colitis
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Breast Augmentation
Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Surgical Procedure
Hernia Repair
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Puncture Aspiration
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Wound Repair
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    About Dr. Joel Yellin, MD

    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 51 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1033185574
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    Education & Certifications

    • SUNY Brooklyn Medical Center
    • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Medical Education
    • University Rochester
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Yellin accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Yellin. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Yellin.

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