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Dr. John C Hoefs Is this you?

About Dr. John C Hoefs

Dr. John C Hoefs, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Irvine, CA. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Hoefs is affiliated with Uc Irvine Medical Center. Dr. Hoefs has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John C Hoefs is Great. Dr. John C Hoefs has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John C Hoefs is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Dr Fang Frank Yu

15825 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste 106
Irvine, CA 92618
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Dr. John C Hoefs has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    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

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    16 Expertise

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Colonoscopy
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Ascites
  • Liver Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Liver Cirrhosis (Biliary)


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I would give no stars if it was possible. I only have two complaints about this Doctor 1) he groped my breasts during an exam and 2) he told me I wasn't going to live long enough to raise my then 2 year old son - he is now 28!

Full Review Rating Breakdown
Very best doctor

I have been under Dr. Hoefs care since 2014. He is thorough, positive, caring and very professional. Dr. Hoefs is the smartest doctor I have ever met and highly recommend him.

Easy Appointment
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A great caring doctor

Dr. Hoef's was my doctor for over 5 years, and he genuinely cared about me. He got me through a very tough time! He is not on my insurance plan now, or I would still be going to him!! He is very honest and always keeps you informed. If you are lucky enough to have him as your doctor, you are very lucky!!!

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Great Doctor

Dr John Hoes has been my Gastroligist & Internal Physician for over 10 yrs. He saved my life and always gave me great information about the progress and state of my illness. I hope he continues his practice .

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Five Stars
  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014, 2012, 2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hoefs is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1971

  • Lac Usc Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John C Hoefs accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
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Locations & Directions

Dr Fang Frank Yu, 15825 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste 106, Irvine, CA


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