About Dr. Yao
Dr. Michael Yao has over 29 years of medical experience. He has spent much of his career teaching medicine to medical students and residents.
The landscape of medicine is constantly changing. Dr. Yao believes that helping patients keep up with the latest developments is important for them to take charge of their health. He believes that physicians should focus on communication and transparency with their patients about their health concerns.
His advice to patients is to “never give up; always focus on moving forward with your health goals.” Dr. Yao urges his patients to never be afraid to ask questions. He strongly recommends patients see a physician with whom they are comfortable with; so each patient has a level of trust that allows them to be completely open about their health.
How Dr. Yao practices whole-person wellness
Dr. Yao and his wife, Amy, reside in Frisco, TX. They have two children, Carolyn and Justin. Their family regularly practices activities that involve cardio and weight training. Other activities Dr. Yao enjoys are drawing, reading, watching movies, and studying Classical and Biblical Greek.
M.D., Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Dr. Yao completed his residency at Forbes Health System in Monroe, PA.
Board-certified in both Family Medicine and Geriatrics
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"Just had a visit with Dr. Yao. He is very kind and caring. Asked many questions and listened to my questions as well. Just switched my primary physician and decided to go with Dr. Yao from now on."
"Alexa Gross is A+ in my book! Welcome to Dr. Yao's group!!"
"The doctor and office staff were great! I'm very happy with all of them and will be switching my general medical care to this office.However, it took a while to see the doctor because there was a problem with the forms I filled out on Zocdoc. There should be a notification for the doctor's office that a patient has completed the forms and even though all of the information was there, the forms were formatted differently from the doctor's office so it took a while for them to transfer the information into their system. There should be a place for doctors' offices to add their own forms in Zocdoc so this confusion is avoided. "
"Dr. Yao is nice and friendly. He listened to my concerns about some things and helped me to feel better. I can only recommend to visit him."
"I highly recommend Dr. Yao. He's knowledgeable, knows how to communicate effectively and is empathetic."
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