Eric W Yap, MD Gastroenterology

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Gastroenterology Renton, WA

About Dr. Eric W Yap MD

Dr. Eric W Yap, MD is a doctor primarily located in Renton, WA, with other offices in Bellevue, WA and Bellevue, WA( and 2 other locations). Their specialties include Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine.

Dr. Yap has received 3 awards.


Dr. Eric W Yap has 4 locations

Get Directions Southlake Clinic 4011 Talbot Rd S Ste 500 Renton, WA 98055
Get Directions Overlake Internal Medicine Associates 1135 116th Ave NE Ste 560 Bellevue, WA 98004
Get Directions Northwest Gastroenterology Associates 1135 116th Ave NE Ste 560 Bellevue, WA 98004
Get Directions Washington Gastroenterology Eastside-Issaquah 1301 4th Ave NW Unit 303 Issaquah, WA 98027


Dr. Eric W Yap has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.
Internal Medicine

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Eric W Yap has the following 10 expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis


3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.


Columbia University Medical Center -Ny Presbyteria


Dr. Eric W Yap Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • ODS
    • Moda Health First Choice Network

More about Dr. Eric W Yap

A long-time resident of Bellevue, Dr. Yap is proud to be serving the Overlake medical community and hospital where his three children were born. Board certified in gastroenterology since 2000, he grew up in the Chicago-land area studying classical violin before enrolling in Brown University's eight-year Program in Liberal Medical Education where he completed degrees in both history and medicine. His undergraduate education included a term studying philosophy at the University College of London. Upon graduating, Dr. Yap trained at Columbia University's Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine. He finished his Fellowship training in Gastroenterology at Stanford University before moving to the Pacific Northwest in 2000. His clinical interests include general gastroenterology, colon cancer screening, and exploring the psychological impact of traumatic events as they relate to the digestive system. He has a compassionate approach to the treatment and care of all individuals. Outside of work, Dr. Yap loves spending time with his family. On weekends, he will often be seen driving his kids around town to soccer matches. He enjoys music, cooking, snowboarding, and rooting for our local sports teams.

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